The regular season for the Professional Fighters League ended this past Thursday at PFL 7, which saw all the remaining playoff seeds filled by some of the competitors who fought on the card. There is going to be a one month break from PFL action before the promotion returns in October, with the quarterfinals and semi-finals of the playoffs, with the winners in each weight class winning $1 million.

The buzzer sounds. She stands up and locks eyes with her opponent. The fists go up. Strike, hit, move in for the kill.

Coordination, presentation and quickness are what fight insiders notice first about Megan Anderson. That, and her height: She's tall for a women's mixed-martial artist, standing an even and imposing 6 feet. And then there are her tattoos: menacing, full-sleeve designs up and down both of her sinewy, powerful arms.

Stephen Thompson hopes to cash in on Dana White’s word with a main-event opportunity in his home state. Following Thompson’s loss to Darren Till at UFC Fight Night 130 in May, the UFC president said the company would “do everything we can to give (Thompson) what he wants” going forward after he accepted the bout against a significantly overweight Till.