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PFL NEWS

(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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(INSIDER) Former UFC champ Anthony Pettis fights cult boxing hero Clay Collard as the PFL returns for its first show in over a year

March 1, 2021

The former UFC champion Anthony Pettis headlines the Professional Fighters League's season opener April 23, competing in a lightweight match against boxing cult hero Clay Collard.Pettis vs. Collard will headline the PFL's first show si...

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(NY POST) Kayla Harrison is doing things ‘my way’ with Cyborg fight eluding her

March 1, 2021

Kayla Harrison rose to prominence on the strength of consecutive Olympic judo gold medals, but she’s all about that MMA life coming up on three years after her debut in the sport.Well, except when it comes to trash talk. She’s definite...

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(SPORTTECHIE) Anthony Pettis on Leaving UFC for the PFL: ‘I Needed Something New and Exciting’

February 23, 2021

The UFC lost one of its former champions and most popular fighters when Anthony Pettis signed a contract last December to join the Professional Fighters League, citing the promoter’s structured season and $1 million payday to each division’s winne...

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(CNN) Claressa Shields takes jab at boxing over coverage, treatment of female fighters

February 19, 2021

If you haven't seen enough of boxer Claressa Shields -- or if you may not even know the name -- that's her point. She's an elite athlete in her prime, suffering from an apparent case of under-exposure.The 25-year-old Michigan native ha...

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(SPORTSKEEDA) 'I feel like it's my destiny to be the best in the world' - Rory MacDonald believes he can get back on top at PFL

February 19, 2021

Having once been in the limelight of the fighting world, Rory MacDonald is still confident he can get back into the pinnacle of mixed martial arts. The Canadian recently signed a two-year contract with the Professional Fighters League, where he ex...

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(IBS) PFL 2021: Things To Look Forward To In The Upcoming Season

February 12, 2021

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) will be making its return to action on April 23rd for its 2021 season.In just over three years, PFL has already established itself as the No. 2 global market leader in mixed martial arts (MMA), ri...

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(METRO) PFL can become the ‘Premier League of MMA’ as Claressa Shields debut details emerge

February 12, 2021

The Professional Fighters League hopes to offer a home to anyone from the world of combat sport looking to establish themselves in MMA following the signing of Claressa Shields. Unlike UFC, PFL operates under a regular season format cu...

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(IBTimes) PFL 2021 Season Offers Stacked Divisions With Proven Multi-Titled Champions

February 9, 2021

KEY POINTS - Stiff competition awaits Schulte and Palmer this coming 2021 PFL season- Pettis and Jenkins are among heavy hitters in their respective PFL divisions- Stacked divisions clearly show another exciting...

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(Forbes) How MMA Training For PFL Debut Helped Claressa Shields Find More Power

February 9, 2021

“Power.” That was the immediate response to my question when I asked Claressa Shields how her mixed martial arts training has helped her boxing game. The undefeated three-division world champion Shields will attempt to become the first boxer in th...

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Claressa Shields, world’s greatest female boxer, is coming for the MMA crown

January 28, 2021

Few on this planet know what it’s like to be the best in the world. Fewer still reach that point before they’re old enough to vote.Then again, there’s only one Claressa Shields, who won her first of two middleweight boxing Olympic gold...

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TWO-TIME MMA WORLD CHAMPION ANTHONY “SHOWTIME” PETTIS SIGNS WITH THE PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE 

December 23, 2020

“Showtime” Will Fight as a Lightweight in the PFL’s True Sport Season Format as He Looks to Compete Amongst the Best Athletes in the World Coming April 2021 on ESPN NEW YORK (Dec...

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KAYLA HARRISON DOMINANT IN FEATHERWEIGHT DEBUT, REMAINS UNBEATEN

November 20, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The world’s most dominant female lightweight mixed martial artist has expanded her impressive winning streak.Two-time Olympic judo gold medalist and 2019 PFL Women's Lightweight World Champion,

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