Kayla Harrison says she’s not afraid of getting hit by Larissa Pacheco at PFL Championships
On Wednesday the PFL hosted a pre-fight press conference that featured all 12 of the fighters competing for the $1 million prize on Black Friday.
When headliner and two-time champion, Kayla Harrison was asked about the potential of getting rocked for the first time, she replied with gusto.
“Just because you don’t see me get hit in a fight, doesn’t mean I don’t get hit,” Harrison said. “I train hard. I train harder than pretty much anyone I know. I put in the work so that on fight night it looks easy. I get hit. I’m not worried about getting hit. I’m gonna go out there and instill my will one round at a time, one minute at a time, one exchange at a time, one breath at a time. And I’m gonna break her.”
Her opponent, Larissa Pacheco is no stranger. She’s faced Harrison twice before and Harrison welcomed the return to action.
“Can you call it a rivalry if you’ve never won a round?” Harrison joked. “I don’t know if that’s fair. I don’t want to put that kind of pressure on Larissa. She has nothing to lose.”
The PFL Championships take place on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, live from the Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY. They can be viewed on ESPN+ PPV.