PFL NEWS

How the PFL managed to grow and improve during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 23, 2021

Despite the lack of live events and fresh ancillary content last year when the Professional Fighters League postponed its third season because of the coronavirus, the start-up mixed martial arts league made its share of headlines in 2020.  ...

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5 incredible fighters to watch out for in the PFL 2021 season.

April 23, 2021

The PFL (Professional Fighters League) kicks off its new season on Friday, April 23rd. The 2021 season features six weight classes, including the first-ever women’s lightweight division.   The PFL has gone from strength to strength e...

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PFL taps Twitter for new content partnership

April 23, 2021

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) has announced a multifaceted partnership with social media platform Twitter.   The tie-up will see content from the mixed martial arts (MMA) organization made available on Twitter through its ne...

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MMA fighter Korean Falcon gave a passionate 'Stop Asian Hate' speech just days before his PFL debut

April 23, 2021

MMA fighter Sung Bin Jo, better known as Korean Falcon, gave a passionate speech about stopping anti-Asian hatred during an interview with Insider just days before his Professional Fighters League (PFL) debut Friday.   Korean Falcon...

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PFL 2021 Season, Event 1 Weigh-in Results

April 22, 2021

On Thursday, April 22, the Professional Fighters League held the weigh-ins for its first event of the 2021 season from the Ocean Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.The season’s first event features action in the featherweight and lightweight...

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Ray Sefo’s Breakdown of PFL 1, 2021: Lightweights and Featherweights

April 19, 2021

The third season of the Professional Fighters League kicks off on Friday, April 23, from the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. The season will consist of 10 ev...

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(GMA) Boxing champ Claressa Shields takes on MMA, equal pay in boxing

April 16, 2021

Claressa Shields is a force to be reckoned with.   At 26 years old, Shields is a powerhouse inside the boxing ring as the first undisputed champion in two different weight classes during the four-belt era.   Now ready f...

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Fighter Spotlight: Anthony Pettis

April 16, 2021

“Showtime” — a moniker befitting a fighter who shines when the lights are their brightest. Someone who electrifies the crowd with every strike thrown.“The lights come on and I turn into somebody else,” said 34-year-old

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(SportBusiness) Eleven picks up PFL rights in Portugal

April 15, 2021

Mixed martial arts organization the Professional Fighters League has agreed a rights deal in Portugal with pay-television broadcaster Eleven. Under the agreement announced today (Thursday) and covering the 2021 season, the PFL has named Ele...

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(ESPN) PFL 2021: Regular season standings

April 15, 2021

The PFL has six weight classes, with each fighter competing twice during the regular season. There are 10 fighters in each division, and the top four fighters in each division -- heavyweight, light heavyweight, welterweight, lightweight, featherwe...

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(ESPN) What you need to know about the PFL

April 15, 2021

The Professional Fighters League made its debut in 2018 with a format intended to feel familiar for sports fans as a way to bring a new audience to combat sports. There is a regular season with standings, then playoffs, and to cap it all off, the...

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(AP) Claressa Shields to make MMA debut with PFL on June 10

April 15, 2021

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields has a date and an opponent for her mixed martial arts debut with the Professional Fighters League.   Shields will fight Brittney Elkin on June 10, the promotio...

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PFL 2021 Season: Everything You Need to Know

April 12, 2021

It’s back! The Professional Fighters League (PFL) kicks off its explosive third season on Friday, April 23. Let’s take a look at the details and key changes for the upc...

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(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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