WASHINGTON,DC - October 20, 2018: Sweat flies as John Howard defends against Eddie Gordon during their middleweight fight. Howard advanced to the semifinals.
The Professional Fighters League playoffs were held at the new Entertainment and Sports in arena in Southeast DC. Middleweights and welterweights moved from the quarterfinals through the semifinals by fighting two fights in one night and will compete for a $1 million prize in the championships on New Year's Eve in New York City. (AndrÃ© Chung for ESPN