PFL 5: Fight card, start time, live stream

PFL 5 is here tonight with Heavyweights and Featherweights matching up in the latest event of the PFL season.

By: June M. Williams | 4 months ago
PFL 5: Fight card, start time, live stream
Aspen Ladd is back in action at PFL 5. IMAGO/ZUMA Wire.

PFL 5 Preview

The 2023 PFL regular season for the promotion continues in Atlanta, Georgia, US with PFL 5 tonight, June 17, 2023. The PFL Heavyweight Champion from the 2022 season will appear in his first PFL event of 2023. Since he is currently sitting on 0 points, Delija will need to accomplish an early finish if he has any hope at reaching the playoffs this season.

Ante Delija vs. Maurice Greene

‘Walking Trouble’ Ante Delija (23-5-0, 11 KOs, 6 subs), the 2022 PFL Heavyweight Tournament Winner, and PFL Finalist (2021), has also fought for M-1 Global, RIZIN/KSW, among other promotions throughout his pro career. Back in 2020, he was all set to debut in the UFC versus none other than Ciryl Gane, but was unable to compete due to contractual obligations with PFL (Professional Fighters League).

Delija will being going toe-to-toe in the headliner of PFL 5 with kickboxer and BJJ artist, Maurice Greene (23-5-0, 11KOs, 6subs). He’s a former TUF 28 (The Ultimate Fighter) alum, having fought seven fights in the UFC before his release. Ante is the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old. The former Factory-X team member is currently training with Jackson Wink MMA and The Performance Compound. He is entering the octagon coming off a second round TKO victory against Marcelo Nunes from PFL 2.

Ante Delija is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 6 months earlier than Greene, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 12 more professional rounds, 49 to Greene’s 37. If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Greene will have a large advantage over Delija, boosting at 55% submission rate over Delija’s 26%.

Larissa Pacheco vs. Amber Leibrock

In the PFL 5 Co-Main event, Women’s Lightweight Champion, Larissa Pacheco (20-4-0, 9 KOs), the 28-year-old Brazilian, will have a surefire banger Women’s Featherweight clash against California’s former Bellator fighter, Amber Leibrock (7-4-0, 5 KOs). ‘Touch ’em Up’ will be coming into the bout on a four-fight win streak, to Pacheco’s 7-bout win streak.

Other Notable Bouts on the Card

PFL 5 will see the debut of 24-year-old Biaggio Ali Walsh (0-0-0, 3 fight win amateur win streak). He is fighting out of Vegas and will square off against the also debuting 39-year-old Travell Miller (0-0-0, 3 amateur wins), who is fighting out of Detroit, Michigan. Rounding out the PFL 5 main card is the familiar Aspen Ladd (10-4-0) vs. Carolina Sobek (4-1-0), as well as another Heavyweight bout between Renan Ferreira (9-4-0) vs. Matheus Scheffel (17-9-0).

Tale of the Tape

Headlining this PFL 5 event from the Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, USA: Ante Deilja will go toe-to-toe with Maurice Greene, in a 5-round Heavyweight clash.

‘Walking Trouble’
‘The Crochet Boss’
NATIONALITYHrvatska, CroatiaIllinois, United States
FIGHTING OUT OFDubrovnik, CroatiaEvanston, Illinois
GYMGladiator Croatia, Cro Cop TeamThe Performance Compound
PRO RECORD AT FIGHT23-5-0 (11 KOs, 6Subs)11-7-0 (3 KOs, 6Subs)
BETTING ODDS-400 (Heavy Favorite)+300 (Moderate Underdog)
TITLEPFL Heavyweight Tourney Winner
AGE AT FIGHT32 years, 10 months, 1 week, 2 days36 years, 11 months, 1 week, 4 days
DIVISIONHeavyweight (147lbs/66,68kg)Heavyweight (140lbs/63,5kg)
LATEST WEIGHT241.8 lbs (109,7 kg)251.2 lbs (113,9 kgs)
HEIGHT6’5″ (196cm)6’7″ (201cm)
REACH79″ (201cm)82″ (208cm)
KNOCKOUT %48%27%
ADVANTAGESYounger, More Years Pro, More Pro
Fights, Finished 4x, Odds Favorite
Height Advantage, Reach Advantage,
Finished 3x, Less Inactive Days
INACTIVE 195 Days 60 Days
LAST BOUT25 Nov 2022 DEF Matheus Scheffel KO7 Apr 2023 DEF Marcelo Nunes KO

Start time and date

PFL 5 airs live around the world, this Friday. The main card is set to get underway at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT (Friday, June 17th., 2023), with the Prelims starting approximately 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT. Th event will be staged at the Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta, USA. Ring walks for the main event are (approx.) 11:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 a. m. PT. Times are subject to change depending on the length of the scheduled undercard bouts on the card.


Tickets for the PFL 5 event at the Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, are available here, only for those over the age of eighteen. They are ranging from $30USD – $250.00USD. Doors at the venue will open on fight day approximately one hour prior to event time. This is subject to change.


ESPN (US) and DAZN (UK, including all territories, APAC & the Caribbean) will be broadcasting the PFL 5 event. The ESPN stream will be free. The Official Live Stream on DAZN costs $19.99/mo. (USD) but prices may vary in the UK; you can pay via Credit Card, G Pay, PayPal, or Venmo. You can sign up for a subscription here.

However if you are in Argentina, Chile and Colombia you must download the DAZN app from the Apple App Store or Android Google Play store and then sign up from there, rather than via web browser.

Where to stream

PFL 5 is available to stream on ESPN and the DAZN app in the UK.

DAZN can be viewed on the following devices:

Mobile DevicesTV/Streaming DevicesGaming Consoles
iPhoneAmazon Fire TVPlayStation® 4
iPadAmazon Fire TV StickPlayStation® 5
Android PhonesAndroid TVXbox One
Android TabletsApple TVXbox Series X|S
Amazon Fire TabletGoogle Chromecast
LG Smart TV
LG Smartcast
Panasonic Smart TV
Roku TV
Roku Stick
Samsung Smart TV
Sony Smart TV
VIZIO SmartCast TV
Xfinity X1
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PFL 5: ‘Ante Delija vs Maurice Greene’ Full Fight Card

Ante ‘Walking Trouble’
Maurice ‘The Crochet Boss’ Greene
11.Featherweight (W)(145lb)Larissa Pacheco
Amber Leibrock
Biaggio Ali Walsh
Travel Miller
Aspen Ladd
Karolina Sobek
Renan Ferreira
Matheus Scheffel
Denis Goltsov
Yorgan De Castro
Marina Mokhnatkina
Evelyn Martins
Danilo Marques
Marcelo Nunes
Julia Budd
Martina Jindrová
Olena Kolesnyk
Yoko Higashi
Patrick Brady
Jordan Heiderman
Isaiah Pinson
Denzel Freeman

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She began work for the Combat Sports Division of SB Nation in 2010, making Bloody Elbow her primary home since 2014.

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