THIS IS THE PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE!

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) is the first and only to present MMA in the sport-season format, where individual fighters control their own destiny, competing each year in a Regular Season, Playoffs, and Championship.  

 

PFL is the fastest growing and most innovative sports league. PFL is the #2 MMA company worldwide and its fight events are broadcast live primetime on ESPN2 and ESPN+ in the U.S. and distributed to 160 countries on premium sports networks.

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Donn Davis Chairman and Founder

  • Revolution Growth
    Founding Partner
  • Epic Games and Team Liquid
    Personal Investor
  • AOL
    President, Interactive Properties Group
  • Chicago Cubs
    Chief Counsel

Peter Murray Chief Executive Officer

  • Under Armour
    VP Global Marketing & GM Team Sports
  • WME-IMG
    EVP New Business
  • Insignia Sports Group
    Founder & CEO
  • National Football League (NFL)
    13 Year Senior Executive

Ray Sefo President, Fighters

  • World Series of Fighting
    Co-Founder
  • 6x Combat Sports
    World Champion
  • Discovered & Developed
    100s MMA Fighters

George Greenberg Executive Producer

  • Fox Sports
    EVP, Executive Producer
  • 17 Sports Emmys
  • 40 Years Experience

Jim Bramson EVP Business & Legal

  • Living Social
    General Counsel
  • AOL
    Deputy General Counsel
  • Dartmouth College
    UPenn Law School

Loren Mack VP, Communications

  • ONE Championship
    VP, PR
  • BeritaSatu Media
    Director, Biz Dev
  • UFC
    PR Manager

Tim Clyne Chief Financial Officer

  • ION Media
    CFO
  • IMAX
    EVP Finance
  • SFX Entmt.
    CFO

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Donn Davis PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE, Chairman and Co-Founder

Donn Davis is Founder, Chairman, and Co-Owner of the Professional Fighters League (PFL). PFL is the #1 fastest growing sports league and the #2 MMA company worldwide.

Donn’s three decade career has focused on building innovative consumer companies in digital, media, and sports.

Prior to PFL, Donn spent a decade as Founding Partner of Revolution Growth, the DC based venture capital firm, with $1 billion of investments into major market leaders, including DraftKings, Sportradar, Clear, CustomInk, Sweetgreen, Cava, and Scopely.

Donn served as President of the AOL Interactive Properties Group and was the youngest member of the company-wide AOL Operating Committee during the formative period of the consumer internet when America Online was Fortune 25 Company.

Earlier in his career, Donn built and led numerous high-growth companies, including CEO of Exclusive Resorts and Chairman of Miraval Spa Resort Group. Donn was Founder and President of Tribune Ventures, one of the first corporate venture capital units in media. Donn was named Chief Counsel for the Chicago Cubs at age 29, making him the youngest team counsel in MLB.

Donn is a pioneering investor in e-sports with stakes in Team Liquid and Epic Games. He is a graduate of University of Michigan Law School and Miami University (Ohio).

Peter Murray PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE, Chief Executive Officer

Peter Murray joined PFL as Chief Executive Officer in January 2018.

Peter is a senior sports executive and proven global marketer. He oversees all business operations, fighter  roster, event management, broadcast production, original content, and marketing for the company.

Before joining the PFL, Murray served as VP Global Brand and Sports Marketing at Under Armour reporting to  Founder and CEO Kevin Plank. In this role, he was responsible for category management of football, baseball,  basketball, soccer, combat, and Olympic Sports.

Prior to Under Armour, he was Co-Founder and CEO of Insignia Sports Agency and EVP Marketing & New  Business at William Morris Endeavor.

For 13 years, Peter was a senior executive at the National Football League (NFL), including leadership roles as  SVP of Business and Content Development and SVP of Global Brand Partnerships.

DANIEL LEFF WAVERLEY CAPITAL

Daniel Leff is Co Founder and Managing Partner of Waverley Capital. He is also Founder and Managing Partner of Luminari Capital (the predecessor of Waverley Capital and a top performing media focused venture capital fund that he founded in 2014

Prior to co founding Waverley Capital and founding Luminari Capital, Daniel was a Partner with Globespan Capital Partners. Earlier in his career, Daniel worked for Sevin Rosen Funds and Redpoint Ventures. He also previously held engineering, marketing and strategic investment positions with Intel Corporation 

Daniel has been an investor in a multitude of media companies including 1Mainstream (sold to Cisco Systems), Art19, Elemental Technologies (sold to Amazon), Endel, fuboTV (NYSE:FUBO), Matterport (NASDAQ:GHVI), MikMak , MOVL (sold to Samsung), Novel Effect, PlutoTV (sold to Viacom), Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU), The Athletic, Wink, Wondery (sold to Amazon) and others.

Daniel earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from The University of California, Berkeley and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles. Daniel also earned an MBA from The UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, where he was an Anderson Venture Fellow and where he currently serves on the Board of Visitors.

Doug Snyder President of Luxor Capital Group

Mr. Snyder is the President of Luxor Capital Group, a leading New York City based alternative investment manager.  Prior to joining Luxor, Mr. Snyder was the managing director of Starboard Value and previously co-founded Longbow Capital Partners.  Mr. Snyder began his career within the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs.  Mr. Snyder is the Board Chair of Volta Trucks, a leading European EV truck company. He is also the Vice Chairman of the Board of Democracy Prep New York, a 15-school network of K-12 charter schools. Additionally, Mr. Snyder serves as Treasurer of the Board of The Buckley School and is a member of the NYC Metro chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). Mr. Snyder received a B.A. in Government from Georgetown University, during which time he spent two years working in the speech writing office of the White House.

ARA COHEN KNIGHTHEAD CAPITAL Co-Founder and Co-Managing Member

Ara Cohen is a Co-Founder and Co-Managing Member of Knighthead Capital. Mr. Cohen has been involved in the business of investing in debt and equity securities since 1993. 

Prior to co-founding Knighthead in 2008, Mr. Cohen joined Redwood Capital Management, LLC as a Principal in early 2001 and helped build the firm from a small start-up to a multi-billion dollar fund. From 1998 until 2001, Mr. Cohen was a Principal of King Street Capital Management LLC. From 1995 until 1998, Mr. Cohen was a Principal of Tamarix Capital Corporation. 

Mr. Cohen began his career in 1993 at Brown Brothers Harriman & Company, where he served principally as an analyst for The 1818 Fund, L.P. and The 1818 Fund II., two private equity partnerships sponsored by the firm. Mr. Cohen received his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Bowdoin College.

 

Ioris Francini SRJ

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Bander Mogren SRJ

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OWNERSHIP

DONN DAVIS

FOUNDING PARTNER

REVOLUTION LLC AND REVOLUTION GROWTH

WAVERLY CAPITAL

EDGAR BRONFMAN JR., CHAIRMAN

DANIEL LEFF, MANAGING PARTNER

LUXOR CAPITAL GROUP

CHRISTIAN LEONE
FOUNDER/CEO

KNIGHTHEAD

ARA COHEN
CO-FOUNDER/CO-CEO

MARK LESCHLY

MANAGING PARTNER, ICONICA PARTNERS
MANAGING PARTNER, RHO CAPITAL

TED LEONSIS

CHAIRMAN/CEO, MONUMENTAL SPORTS GROUP
MAJORITY OWNER, WIZARDS + CAPITALS

ARES CAPITAL

KORT SCHNABEL
PARTNER/CO-HEAD CREDIT GROUP

SWAN VENTURES

FRED SCHAUFELD
FOUNDER/PARTNER

TED SEGAL

LS POWER GROUP
FOUNDER/PRESIDENT, EJS DEVELOPMENT

RUSS RAMSEY

CEO

RAMSEY ASSET MANAGEMENT

ELYSIAN PARK VENTURES

LA DODGERS VENTURE INVESTMENT GROUP

TUCKER KAIN, JAY ADYA, COLE VAN NICE

WASHINGTON HARBOR

MINA FALTAS

FOUNDER AND CIO

DAVID BLITZER

SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR

BLACKSTONE

GLENN YOUNGKIN

FORMER CO-CEO
THE CARLYLE GROUP

KEVIN HART

ACTOR, COMEDIAN, ENTREPRENEUR

WIZ KHALIFA

MUSICIAN, CULTURAL INFLUENCER

TONY ROBBINS

AUTHOR, SPEAKER, LIFE-STRATEGIST

DEBRA CAFARO

CEO, VENTAS, INC.
MINORITY OWNER, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS (NHL)

MARK BURNETT

ACCLAIMED PRODUCER, TELEVISION AND FILM
PRESIDENT, MGM TELEVISION AND DIGITAL

JIMMY IOVINE

ACCLAIMED PRODUCER, MUSIC AND FILM
CO-FOUNDER, BEATS

MARK LERNER

MAJORITY OWNER, WASHINGTON NATIONALS
2019 MLB WORLD CHAMPIONS

BRANDON BECK

CO-FOUNDER, RIOT GAMES
CO-CREATOR, LEAGUE OF LEGENDS

BUSINESS PARTNERS

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