PFL NEWS

(Forbes) Professional Fighters League Postpones Season, Prepares For 2021

April 29, 2020

The Professional Fighters League, a mixed martial arts organization, has postponed its season as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The league plans on resuming next spring, although it may decide to run one-off events during the fourth quarter...

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(Cynopsis) The WNBA Draft drew viewership last week that hit a 16-year high

April 22, 2020

The 2020 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm on ESPN finished as the most-watched WNBA Draft in 16 years and the second most-watched in ESPN’s history. This year’s event, which was held virtually in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, averaged 387,000...

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(Fansided) PFL keeps ‘significant majority’ of fighters after COVID-19 related roster cut

April 21, 2020

PFL CEO Pete Murray spoke to FanSided about the cash stipend the league will be paying to fighters following the cancellation of the 2020 season.  

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(Yahoo!) PFL to create original ESPN programming in lieu of postponing season

April 21, 2020

Professional Fighters League CEO Peter Murray discusses how the league is adapting to coronavirus disruption by postponing the season to 2021.  

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(FOX Business) PFL to create original ESPN programming in lieu of postponing season

April 20, 2020

Professional Fighters League CEO Peter Murray discusses how the league is adapting to coronavirus disruption by postponing the season to 2021.  

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(ESPN) What you need to know about the PFL's postponed 2020 season

April 19, 2020

The Professional Fighters League officially postponed its 2020 season on Monday because of the global impact of the coronavirus.   The PFL is the first major MMA organization to formally announce a plan for the rest of 2020 in the wa...

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(CBS Sports) PFL to Focus On Original Programming

April 19, 2020

The impact of the global coronavirus pandemic continues to be felt across sports in unique ways. While the UFC is looking to push forward with live events as soon as possible, the Professional Fighters League has decided to close their doors for t...

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(MMA Junkie) PFL Statement: Fighters to Receive Stipend

April 19, 2020

The PFL has pulled the plug on its entire 2020 season.   According to PFL CEO Peter Murray, the promotion will resume operations in 2021, and all contracted fighters will receive a monthly cash stipend to hold them over.  ...

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(ESPN) PFL Reschedules 2020 Season

April 19, 2020

The Professional Fighters League announced Monday that it is postponing its 2020 season because of the coronavirus pandemic, with plans to resume its format of a regular season and playoffs in the spring of 2021. For this year, according to a prep...

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Jenkins Seeks Bright Lights

March 23, 2020

Bubba Jenkins is excited for the opportunity to compete on American soil again.   The Brave CF featherweight champion recently signed with PFL and will participate in the upcoming season, the promotion announced last week....

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Canadian Gangster Joins PFL

March 23, 2020

Olivier Aubin-Mercier’s stay with the UFC lasted more than five years, but after signing with PFL as a free agent, the Canadian is excited to experience something new.   PFL is on the other end of the spectrum from how UFC oper...

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Lawlor Joins PFL

March 13, 2020

Add Tom Lawlor to the list of UFC veterans that will take part in PFL’s next season.Lawlor, 36, will compete in the promotion’s 205-pound division, joining fellow former UFC fighter signees Rory MacDonald, Ol...

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Usman Talks PFL Signing

March 13, 2020

Today the Professional Fighters League (PFL) announced the signings of many new fighters, one of which ended up being former Titan FC heavyweight, Mohammed Usman.You may recognize the last name. Usman is the...

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Bubba Eyes Lance

March 13, 2020

Bubba Jenkins was a part of the fresh faces that were announced for PFL’s third season. The long time Bellator veteran will be competing in the promotion’s featherweight division. Newcomer Bubba “Bad Man” Jenkins joins one of the toug...

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Kayla Targets Sarah

March 12, 2020

Kayla Harrison might now be a millionaire, but don’t think for a moment it’s changed her approach – or her desire to win – ahead of the next PFL season.Reigning 2019 women’s lightweight tournament champion Ha...

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New Fighter Signings For 2020 Season

March 10, 2020

10 Major New PFL Fighter Signings Include: Mohammed Usman, Justin Willis, Jordan Young, Olivier Aubin-Mercier, Bubba Jenkins, Johnny Case, Clay Collard, Cindy Dandois, Marcin Held, and Laura Sanchez; Additional New Fighter...

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2020 Fighter Class Announced

March 10, 2020

The PFL announced a new class of signees, including several UFC and Bellator MMA veterans, for its 2020 regular season on Tuesday.Some of the more established names amongst the announcement included former UF...

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Triple C vs Kayla

March 9, 2020

Henry Cejudo found himself on the wrong end of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Kayla Harrison’s on Saturday at Dominance MMA media day, and somehow I was right in the middle of it.As I attempted to kick off an interv...

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Kayla Fights On

March 9, 2020

The last few years, Kayla Harrison has felt mixed emotions watching the Larry Nassar molestation scandal and the rise of the #MeToo movement.The two-time Olympic judo champion has felt immensely proud of the...

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Olivier Aubin-Mercier Joins PFL

March 5, 2020

"The Canadian Gangster" has found a new home.Former UFC veteran Olivier Aubin-Mercier has signed with the Professional Fighters League, he said on Wednesday's episode of the Ariel Helwani's MMA Show podcast.

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