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Kayla Next Ronda Rousey

September 3, 2019

" She is already the poster girl for the Professional Fighters League, competing as a lightweight, "which is essentially the heavyweight division for women," ESPN recently said.Harrison, an athlete with a powerful upper body wh...

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Inside PFL, the High-Powered MMA League Taking Aim at the UFC

August 30, 2019

Andre Harrison (19-0) is one of the marquee fighters in the new Professional Fighters League. As his story suggests, there are things that set the PFL apart—sometimes rather sharply—from other MMA organizations. In the cage an...

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NEWS | PFL 2019 Final Power Rankings: Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight

August 12, 2019

" The 2019 season for the Professional Fighters League continued last night in Atlantic City, N.J., where the light heavyweight and heavyweight men got in their second — and final — fights of the regular season.The PFL’s season...

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 PFL Regular Season

August 12, 2019

" Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 PFL Regular Season The 2019 PFL Regular Season has come to a close and now all eyes turn towards the PFL Playoffs, which take place on October 11th, 17th and 31st at Man...

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NEWS | Breaking down the PFL heavyweight and light heavyweight playoffs

August 12, 2019

" All six PFL playoff brackets are set, with the heavyweights and light heavyweights whittled down to their respective top eights on Thursday.PFL 6 provided clarity in the postseason picture. Denis Goltsov, in his first PFL sea...

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NEWS | Sordi and Goltsov seal No. 1 seeds with dominant outings at PFL 6

August 9, 2019

" The final night of the PFL's regular season saw the return of the heavyweights and light heavyweights -- and they didn't disappoint in terms of fireworks.After only a handful of finishes at PFL 3 earlier in the season, more t...

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Mark Burnett, Kevin Hart, Tony Robbins Invest in MMA Startup Professional Fighters League

August 8, 2019

MMA startup Professional Fighters League has received a $28 million equity investment from a group that includes MGM Television chief Mark Burnett, actor-entrepreneur Kevin Hart, and self-help guru Tony Robbins.The Wash...

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NEWS | PFL's Kelvin Tiller doubles down with second shot at $1 million

August 7, 2019

" Kelvin Tiller was one of the breakout stars of the first season of the PFL. After a first-round KO and a second-round submission finish, he was locked into the No. 2 playoff seed in the heavyweight division, lined up well for a deep run...

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NEWS | Kayla Harrison calls out Cris Cyborg: ‘I’m gonna beat her if she comes to the PFL’

August 6, 2019

" Let the Cris Cyborg sweepstakes begin.At UFC 240, Cris Cyborg fought out the last remaining fight on her UFC contract. Last week, UFC President Dana White revealed that the UFC would be waiving its contractually obligated mat...

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NEWS | 20 MMA thoughts, including why you can't deny Covington a title shot

August 6, 2019

" Here are some thoughts on the week that was in MMA:I'd like to see Cyborg sign with Bellator or PFL. I want to see Cyborg vs. Julia Budd 2 or Cyborg vs. Kayla Harrison. I think those are the two most interesting fights out th...

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NEWS | 2019 Regular Season: What to watch for at PFL 6

August 6, 2019

" PFL's 2019 playoff brackets will be locked by the end of Thursday night at PFL 6, as the big boys -- the heavyweights and light heavyweights -- get last licks.There were some surprises back on June 6 when those divisions comp...

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NEWS | KO Countdown: The Top 5 MMA Knockouts from July

August 2, 2019

" For years John "Doomsday" Howard (28-15-1) was a reliable brawler for the UFC and the now-defunct World Series of Fighting. Now he's a welterweight staple in the Professional Fighters League.But it's been fairly inauspicious...

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NEWS | PFL secures ticketing and sponsorship deal with SeatGeek, bolstering its portfolio of leading brand partners

August 1, 2019

" SeatGeek Becomes the “Official Secondary Ticketing Partner” of the Professional Fighters LeagueThe Professional Fighters League (PFL), the first organization ever to present MMA through a Regul...

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NEWS | PFL's Kelvin Tiller strives to inspire kids from rough neighborhood where he grew up

July 31, 2019

" Kelvin Tiller is going into his PFL Week 6 fight not just to represent himself.Growing up in the rough neighborhood of East Gate in Topeka, Kan., “Mama’s Boy” Tiller strives to be that ray of hope for young kids in his area....

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NEWS | Breaking down the PFL lightweight and featherweight playoff brackets

July 30, 2019

" Two-thirds of PFL's playoff brackets are set, and the promotion's October postseason has become very interesting.The lightweight and featherweight divisions -- two of the best weight classes in PFL -- completed their regular...

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NEWS | Movlid Khaybulaev’s Knee of Steel and Lance Palmer Brings the Party

July 30, 2019

" On July 25th in Atlantic City at Ocean Casino Resort, the featherweights and lightweights took to the cage for the second and final time in the regular season. It was their last chance to earn points in the standings and qualify for th...

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NEWS | 2019 regular season: what we learned at PFL 5

July 26, 2019

" The defending PFL champions at featherweight and lightweight are the No. 1 seeds heading into the playoffs. Chris Wade ended his losing streak against Russian fighters in an impressive showing to close out PFL 5. The audience was thrille...

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NEWS | Brendan Loughnane Opens Up on Decision to Sign with PFL

July 25, 2019

" Dana White encouraged promoters to pick up Brendan Loughnane after he decided to pass up on signing Loughnane, and the Professional Fighters League took him up on that offer. White declined to sign Loughnane following what he deemed to b...

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NEWS | Rising MMA star Umar Nurmagomedov added to PFL Regular Season Finale

July 25, 2019

" Umar Nurmagomedov to Put Undefeated Record on the Line Against Philadelphia’s Sidemar Honorio, Who is 13-6 and Coming Off a Win With Bellator PFL 6 Airs Thursday Night, August 8th, from Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic...

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NEWS | PFL 5 card adjusted after 3 fighters miss weight

July 24, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League is reshuffling its deck after three fighters could not make weight Wednesday morning. Lightweights Ramsey Nijem and Carlao Silva and featherweight Gadzhi Rabadanov all did not hit their weight marks for P...

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