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PFL NEWS

(SportBusiness) PFL expands Asia reach by securing broadcast deal with Vietnam’s FPT TV

April 9, 2021

The Professional Fighters League has secured a media rights deal with Vietnamese sports network FPT TV for the 2021 season, expanding the mixed martial arts organization’s distribution in Asia. The network will carry each PFL event acr...

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(Essentially Sports) Anthony Pettis Sets His Sight on Becoming a PFL Champion

April 8, 2021

Anthony Pettis has climbed the mountain throughout his career.From winning gold in both the WEC and UFC, to becoming the only fighter to grace the cover of Wheaties, “Showtime” has always been a marquee player in the sport....

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(Miami Herald) Moving from Canada to South Florida is cool for this new PFL and Sanford MMA fighter

April 1, 2021

Rory “Red King” MacDonald grew-up in hockey rich Canada. Starting at a young age on the ice, he grew tired of the sport and as a young teen transitioned to martial arts, his true first love.A goal scorer, a center, in youth hockey, Mac...

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(Sky Sports) Claressa Shields is training with Holly Holm and Jon Jones ahead of MMA debut with Professional Fighters League

April 1, 2021

Claressa Shields has vowed to become a multi-sport great as she prepares for her MMA debut with Professional Fighters League.The 'Greatest Woman of All-Time' became the first boxer to become undisputed in two divisions in the four-belt...

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(Fox News) NFL legend Ray Lewis tackling new challenge – the Professional Fighters League

April 1, 2021

The Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker, 12-time Pro Bowler and two-time Super Bowl champion is teaming up with the Professional Fighters League (PFL) in a new role aimed at advancing the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA)."There’s not...

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(AWFUL ANNOUNCING) The Professional Fighters League’s fubo Sports Network show PFL Vault is moving to a primetime slot on Fridays

March 31, 2021

An interesting approach from a newer league has been the Professional Fighters League’s focus on studio content. The MMA promotion was one of the first leagues to call off their 2020 season entirely amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, doing so last Apri...

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(Insider) Former 3-time UFC title challenger Kenny Florian joins PFL commentary booth ahead of season opener April 23

March 31, 2021

The former three-time UFC title challenger Kenny Florian will join PFL's commentary team ahead of the rising MMA firm's season opener April 23."Breaking down MMA fights and high-level martial arts techniques is what I enjoy most, and I...

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(VARIETY) Sugar23, Professional Fighters League Partner on New Studio

March 25, 2021

The Professional Fighters League and Sugar23 have partnered together on a new studio. The partnership will focus on two main areas — producing mixed martial arts (MMA) content that will not air live, as well as creating entertainment opportunities...

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PFL 2021 lightweight preview: Will Anthony Pettis surpass two-time champ Natan Schulte?

March 23, 2021

Anthony Pettis has been a champion in two MMA promotions, most notably the most star-studded in the world, the UFC. He has defeated many of the greatest lightweights in the sport, including others who also have worn the gold. The man has been on t...

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(heavy.) Showtime for PFL’s Bubble: ‘I Love That’

March 23, 2021

It’s almost “Showtime” for Anthony Pettis and the rest of the competition headed to Atlantic City next month, and the MMA superstar is feeling a mixture of emotions heading into his Professional Fighters League (PFL) debut against Clay Collard on...

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(sportskeeda) PFL announces 4-part documentary series on MMA legend Randy Couture, set to feature multiple UFC icons

March 23, 2021

The first episode of the four-part documentary series detailing Randy Couture's life and MMA career will air on Saturday, March 20, at 2:30 PM ET on ESPN."The Randy Couture Story," produced by the Professional Fighters League (PFL) and...

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PFL APPOINTS THE SASHA GROUP – A VAYNERX COMPANY – AS DIGITAL MARKETING AGENCY OF RECORD

March 17, 2021

The full-service agency will help drive brand awareness and new audiences for PFL  NEW YORK (March 17, 2021) — The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most i...

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(INSIDER) The PFL's 2021 season will take place inside a bubble at a $200 million casino in Atlantic City

March 15, 2021

The PFL has released more details about its upcoming 2021 season, announcing that a pair of events it will host in April will be held inside a bubble environment at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City.Unlike other mixed martial ar...

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(NEW YORK POST) Fabricio Werdum, Kayla Harrison highlight star-studded PFL 3 lineup

March 15, 2021

Professional Fighters League’s most accomplished man and woman will both be in action for its third event of the 2021 season.Fabricio Werdum, the former UFC heavyweight champion who signed on as a free agent last November, will make hi...

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[The Sun] WWE legend Lilian Garcia explains leaving wrestling for PFL

March 15, 2021

WWE legend Lilian Garcia has been opened up to a whole new world as she swapped the ring for the cage.The iconic ring announcer finished her full-time WWE career in 2016 before crossing over to MMA by signing with Professional Fighters...

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(INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES) PFL's Steady Success Credited To Two Great Minds

March 10, 2021

A new season of the Professional Fighters League (PFL) is set to commence this coming April 23rd, and this year is shaping up to be the league’s biggest yet. In just their third season, the American mixed martial arts (MMA) league is a...

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(METRO) Rory MacDonald to make PFL debut against David Michaud with April 29 card confirmed

March 10, 2021

Rory MacDonald will make his Professional Fighters League debut on the promotion’s second show of the 2021 season against David Michaud. PFL returns after its 2020 season was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic with the tournament-ba...

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(INSIDER) Rory MacDonald is determined to win PFL's $1 million tournament after Bellator 'fumbled' chance to re-sign him

March 10, 2021

Rory MacDonald said he's determined to win the Professional Fighters League's $1 million tournament after Bellator "fumbled" its chance to re-sign him.MacDonald has a pro MMA record of 21 wins (seven knockouts, seven submissions, and s...

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CLARESSA SHIELDS CONTINUES DOMINANCE OVER COMBAT SPORTS WORLD

March 10, 2021

One of the world’s most dominant athletes continued to add to her trophy case on Friday, as undefeated Claressa Shields cruised to a lopsided decision win over Marie-Eve Dicaire in their 154-pound super welterweight title unification bout.

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(heavy.) Giant Killer: PFL’s Ray Sefo Knows What It Takes

March 3, 2021

President and co-founder of the Professional Fighters League (PFL), Ray Sefo is an old-school MMA legend who believes his promotional company combines the best parts of the sport’s past with the most important things from today’s world.

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