Key Points:

  • San Antonio Brahmas will take on the Birmingham Stallions for the UFL Championship
  • Brahmas’ defense forces 4 sacks and 2 turnovers
  • AJ McCarron struggles with ankle injury, limiting Battlehawks’ offense

In a playoff UFL matchup, the San Antonio Brahmas emerged victorious with an upset over the St. Louis Battlehawks, 25-15. With this win, the Brahmas move to 8-3 on the season, while the Battlehawks slip to 7-4.

The game was a defensive battle, with the Brahmas’ defense proving to be the difference-maker. San Antonio’s defensive unit forced four sacks and two turnovers, stifling the Battlehawks’ offense throughout the contest.

San Antonio Brahmas:

The Brahmas’ offense was led by a balanced attack, with running back Anthony McFarland rushing for 115 yards and a touchdown on just 11 carries. Quarterback Chase Garbers completed 15 of 21 passes for 197 yards and two touchdowns.

The top performers for the Brahmas were:

  • RB Anthony McFarland: 11 carries, 115 yards, 1 TD
  • QB Chase Garbers: 15/21, 197 yards, 2 TDs
  • WR Justin Smith: 4 receptions, 76 yards, 1 TD
  • LB Scott Nelson: 7 tackles
  • DT Prince Emili: 5 tackles, 2 sacks

St. Louis Battlehawks:

The Battlehawks struggled offensively, with quarterback AJ McCarron limited by an ankle injury that has plagued him throughout the second half of the UFL season. McCarron completed 19 of 29 passes for 179 yards and one touchdown.

The top performers for the Battlehawks were:

  • RB Jacob Saylors: 14 carries, 79 yards
  • WR Hakeem Butler: 6 receptions, 59 yards
  • LB Elijah Lee: 12 tackles
  • CB Tim Harris: 6 tackles, 1 forced fumble
  • DE Pita Taumoepenu: 1 fumble recovery for a touchdown

The San Antonio Brahmas will face the Birmingham Stallions for the UFL Championship on Sunday, June 16 at 5:00 PM ET in St. Louis, MO at The Dome at America’s Center.

Can the Brahmas’ defense continue its dominant performance in the championship game? Will the Battlehawks be able to regroup and make a run next season with a healthy AJ McCarron? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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Mark Perry Editor
Mark Perry, a devoted sports journalist and founder of UFL News Hub, has been a key figure in XFL, USFL and UFL coverage since 2018.

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