WASHINGTON,DC - October 20, 2018: After receiving an unintentional knee to the head, a bloodied John Howard lis checked by doctors. The fight with middleweight Louis Taylor was stopped and Taylor advanced to the finals.
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