PFL NEWS

Wildly Unpredictable PFL Playoffs

November 1, 2019

" Four fighters claimed the remaining spots in the PFL finals Thursday night in Las Vegas, but few could have foreseen the path that determined those fortunate enough to still be in the running for $1 million in the heavyweight and light h...

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PFL Stands Out in Pro Sports

October 31, 2019

Since graduating from the University of Michigan’s law school in 1988, Donn Davis has spent his career working in the sports, media, technology and entertainment industries. He’s held numerous high-profile jobs, including serving as general counse...

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Magalhaes: PFL Saved My Career

October 30, 2019

" Vinny Magalhaes has found new life with the PFL as he attempts to win a $1 million playoff prize.Magalhaes fell short last year in his pursuit in the light heavyweight final to Sean O’Connell, but is now looking to do it all...

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Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight Predictions

October 30, 2019

" The 2019 PFL playoffs conclude Thursday, with the light heavyweight and heavyweight brackets set to fight until a final is determined.At light heavyweight, No. 1 seed Emiliano Sordi takes on Sigi Pesaleli, with the winner set...

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Pacheco Questions Kayla's Chin

October 30, 2019

" Larissa Pacheco vows to ruin Kayla Harrison’s perfect run under the Professional Fighters League banner with a knockout in December.If fans are looking for a preview of coming attractions, Pacheco points them to her dominant...

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PFL Punching Above Its Weight

October 30, 2019

" In July 2016, venture capitalist Donn Davis was sitting at his desk reading the press release that announced UFC was being sold for approximately $4 billion to a grounp led by the Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG, now known as Endeavor.

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Sordi Benefits From New Approach

October 30, 2019

" Emiliano Sordi left the cage in October 2018 completely devoid of emotion. A loss to Bozigit Ataev eliminated Sordi from the PFL light heavyweight playoffs. He was mostly indifferent after what should have been a crushing defeat.

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Playoffs Oct 31 Heavyweight Preview

October 28, 2019

" October 31, 2019 – Mandalay Bay Events Center ESPN+ 5-8p ET    ESPN2  8-11p ET The 2019 Professional Fighters League playoffs continue this Thursday, as the light heavyweig...

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Playoffs Oct 31 Light Heavyweight Preview

October 28, 2019

" October 31, 2019 – Mandalay Bay Events Center ESPN+ 5-8p ET    ESPN2  8-11p ET The 2019 Professional Fighters League playoffs continue this Thursday, as the light heavyweig...

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Mike Tyson Meets Brendan Loughnane

October 24, 2019

" Brendan Loughnane secured his first PFL win against Matt Wagy earlier this month and met legendary boxer Mike Tyson after the fightBritish MMA star Brendan Loughnane met boxing icon Mike Tyson after his debut PFL win earlier...

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Underdogs Eye $1M Prize

October 21, 2019

" The 2019 PFL Finals on Dec. 31 will feature two familiar names, in 2018 champions Lance Palmer and Natan Schulte.Palmer (21-3) will meet Daniel Pineda in the featherweight finals, and Schulte (19-3-1) will look to repeat agai...

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Top Seeds in 2019 Championship

October 21, 2019

" What's better than winning $1 million? Winning $1 million, twice. Obviously.Two of PFL's 2018 champions set the stage for a repeat win Thursday, as featherweight Lance Palmer and lightweight Natan Schulte each advanced to the...

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Playoffs Lightweight, Featherweight Brackets

October 17, 2019

" The PFL's October postseason has become very interesting.The lightweight and featherweight divisions -- two of the best weight classes in PFL -- completed their regular season with a mix of some obvious outcomes and a few sur...

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Behind The Scenes at PFL Playoffs

October 15, 2019

" Chris Curtis was in the buffet line at 8:17 p.m. PT. In his hand, he held a clear, oddly shaped plastic plate with a serving of chicken and waffles and a half-eaten double-chocolate cookie.About 45 minutes earlier, Curtis had...

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Welterweight and Women's Lightweight Championship Match-Ups Set

October 12, 2019

" One of the PFL's biggest hooks, besides the $1 million first-place payday, was the fact that five of six divisions required fighters to win twice in one night of playoff action to clinch a spot in the finals.That requirement...

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Surprising Diagnosis Changes Howard's Life

October 11, 2019

" "ONE. TWO. THREE. Four." John Howard snaps his fingers as his feet begin to move in time with his counting. He's in workout gear, positioned sturdily next to the boxing ring, his thick-legged physique crouched with fists in front of his...

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PFL 2019 Championship official for Dec. 31 in New York

October 10, 2019

" The PFL will once again crown six world champions on New Year’s Eve.Promotion officials on Thursday announced that the PFL 2019 championship will take place Dec. 31 at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. The ca...

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Kayla Signs Multi-Year PFL Extension

October 10, 2019

" Kayla Harrison, an emerging star in mixed martial arts, has signed a multi-year extension to fight in PFL, she told ESPN on Thursday.A former two-time Olympic gold medalist in judo, Harrison, 29, is currently competing in PFL...

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PFL and Boxing Legend Mike Tyson Partner on New MMA Original Content Series

October 10, 2019

" “Mike Tyson’s New Fight Game: The PFL”  Premieres Tonight at 10:00pm ET Live Coverage of PFL Playoffs Begin Friday October 11  on ESPN+ at 8:00pm ET and ESPN2 and ESPN De...

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