PFL NEWS

Aubin-Mercier survives early scare, cruises to victory over Horcher

August 13, 2021

Former CFFC lightweight Champion Darrell Horcher made his PFL debut Friday evening against Olivier Aubin-Mercier at PFL Playoffs 1, 2021.  Both fighters left the UFC on losing streaks but bounced back impressively. Aubin-Mercier earne...

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Cooper overwhelms Hill early, forces TKO stoppage

August 13, 2021

After serving as an alternate for PFL 2 in Atlantic City, Brett Cooper made his official PFL debut Friday evening at PFL Playoffs 1, 2021 against Tyler Hill.   Cooper entered the bout with a significant experience advantage, as his 27...

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Umalatov passes tough test, squeaks out unanimous-decision victory over Silva

August 13, 2021

The undefeated Magomed Umalatov returned to the cage to take on UFC veteran Leandro Silva Friday evening at PFL Playoffs 1, 2021.  Here’s what went down.  Round 1  They touch gloves, and we’r...

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Lombardo finds his target, secures rare leg-kick finish vs. Bowen

August 13, 2021

The PFL Playoffs 1, 2021 fight card rolled on Friday evening on ESPN+ with a non-Playoff welterweight showdown between Kyron Bowen and Michael Lombardo.  Bowen strolled into the bout with nine wins –– and nine stoppages, four coming i...

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Espinoza makes quick work of Stewart, notches sixth stoppage win in six pro fights

August 13, 2021

PFL newcomers Hopeton Stewart and Elvin Espinoza squared off for a non-Playoff bout Friday evening at PFL Playoffs 1, 2021, inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.  Kicking off the night’s festivities on ES...

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2021 PFL Playoffs Welterweight & Lightweight Semifinals: Weigh-in Results

August 12, 2021

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) held the weigh-ins for its first-round playoffs matchups of the 2021 season Thursday, Aug. 12. The official pre-fight check took place at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Tak...

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE ANNOUNCES FULL PLAYOFF 3 CARD SET FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 27 ON ESPN2

August 10, 2021

Top-seeded Brendan Loughnane takes on Movlid Khaybulaev in the Main Event August is PFL’s Month with Win-Or-Go-Home Playoff Events as Final Four Fighters in Each...

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE PARTNERS WITH COLUMBIA CARE

August 10, 2021

Columbia Care to Become Official CBD Partner of the PFL and the PFL Athlete Wellness and Performance Program  August is PFL’s Month with Three...

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Ray Sefo’s Breakdown of the 2021 PFL Playoffs: Welterweights and Lightweights 

August 9, 2021

The 2021 PFL Playoffs are here. Friday, Aug. 13, welterweights and lightweights take center stage at PFL Playoffs 1 to make their push toward the biggest night in MMA: The $6 million PFL World Championship. The first of thr...

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PFL partners with HotelPlanner

August 6, 2021

 The Professional Fighters League has partnered with travel technology company HotelPlanner to become the organization's official hotel booking partner.  

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Legends Invests in PFL and Gets Minority Equity Stake in the MMA League

August 6, 2021

Sports and entertainment hospitality company Legends has partnered with the Professional Fighters League to manage its sponsorship, ticketing, and venue operations. As part of the long-term partnership, Legends has invested in the PFL to receive a...

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PFL teams up with Legends for premium sponsorship and fan experiences

August 6, 2021

The agreement will see New York-headquartered Legends work with the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion to create and execute premium, unique experiences and opportunities for sponsors, partners, and fans. The partnership will focus on developing a...

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LEGENDS PARTNERS WITH PFL, BUYS STAKE IN THE MMA LEAGUE

August 6, 2021

The Professional Fighters League has signed a long-term agreement with Legends to run its ticketing, sponsorship and venue operations. Legends, which was founded by the Dallas Cowboys and New York Yan  

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Six big questions ahead of PFL's $1 million playoff push

August 6, 2021

In 2019, the last time the Professional Fighters League staged their playoffs and crowned six $1 million winners, the champion of each division looked indomitable on their title runs.   Now, after a lost 2020 season because of the CO...

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PFL: Olivier Aubin-Mercier to face fallen champion Natan Schulte in August

August 2, 2021

Olivier Aubin-Mercier pourra finalement disputer un autre combat avant la fin de l’année. Et pas contre n’importe quel adversaire.   La Professional Fighters League (PFL) a annoncé mardi que le combattant québécois affrontera le Brés...

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2021 PFL Playoffs: Raush Manfio knows what to expect ahead of Clay Collard fight

August 2, 2021

PFL lightweight semifinalist Raush Manfio learned a lot about his upcoming opponent, Clay Collard after watching his fight with Anthony Pettis.   After a three-year layoff from the sport, PFL lightweight contender Raush Manfio entere...

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Things Just Got Tougher for PFL Champ Kayla Harrison

August 2, 2021

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) announced via press release Wednesday the signings of two more world-class competitors for its women’s lightweight division. Marina Mokhnatkina and Martina Jindrova will be joining the lightweight division cu...

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MMA veteran Clay Collard featured in lightweight semifinal of 2021 PFL playoffs, will face Raush Manfio

August 2, 2021

Clay Collard's quest for $1 million resumes in August.   The MMA veteran, who made a name for himself last year in the boxing world, is two wins away from winning the PFL 2021 lightweight championship and one of the six $1 million pr...

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PFL playoffs to open with welterweights; championship event not in New York

July 26, 2021

Professional Fighters League is less than a month away from opening the 2021 playoffs.   And when PFL does return on Aug. 13 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood in Hollywood, Fla., it will be with the centerpiece welte...

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PFL: Claressa Shields has opponent set for August, could fight in 2022 season format

July 26, 2021

Claressa Shields will return to the MMA cage in August with an opponent already identified, PFL CEO Peter Murray has confirmed to the South China Morning Post. Boxing’s “GWOAT” (greatest woman of all time) secured a comeback victory o...

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