PFL NEWS

NEWS | Kayla Harrison talks ATT, PFL, Olympics, Rousey, WWE, Impractical Jokers, Fearless Foundation

July 8, 2019

" History-making, two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison, who is training at the illustrious American Top Team in South Florida, is competing for the innovative Professional Fighters League.Harrison, 28, is from Middleto...

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NEWS | Professional Fighters League Expands Global Distribution to 150 Countries

July 3, 2019

" Professional Fighters League (PFL) is expanding its global distribution footprint. Supported by global distribution agency Fighting Spirit, the PFL’s network of premier sports partners continues to grow, reaching over 150 countries aroun...

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NEWS | Professional Fighters League playoffs in Vegas

July 2, 2019

" The PFL's high-stakes postseason is coming to Sin City.Professional Fighters League will hold its playoffs in Las Vegas over three weeks in October, the promotion announced Tuesday. The PFL championship finals competitors in...

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NEWS | Sarah Kaufman: Kayla Harrison ‘absolutely’ gets preferential treatment but ‘I don’t care’

July 2, 2019

" Sarah Kaufman knew from the day she signed with Professional Fighters League that she was stepping into a division tailor made for two-time Olympic champion Kayla Harrison.The judo gold medalist joined the PFL after transitio...

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NEWS | Lilian Garcia talks new PFL venture, changes in WWE, Evolution PPV, podcasting and more

July 1, 2019

" This August will mark Lilian Garcia’s 20-year anniversary with WWE, and in that time, she’s become one of the most memorable and beloved on-air personalities the company has ever had.The decorated ring announcer was last seen...

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

July 1, 2019

" I'm a sucker for a good mercy stoppage.Not every cool knockout need be of the flying-double-spinning-head-crushing variety. I mean, yes, most of them are like that, but at PFL 2019 3 on June 6, Emiliano Sordi didn't need such...

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NEWS | PFL stats that surprise, including Viktor Nemkov's 30 mph punch

July 1, 2019

" We're closing in on the second set of regular-season fights in the Professional Fighters League, and over the first three fight cards, there have been a handful of standout performances that have elevated certain fighters into the spotli...

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NEWS | Top 10 fastest strikes from 2019 regular season

June 24, 2019

" After its inaugural season took place last year, the Professional Fighters League has returned for its second season in 2019 and three events have taken place thus far, all of which have produced entertaining fights and electrifying fini...

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NEWS | SN Q&A: Lilian Garcia on differences announcing for WWE and PFL, Michael Buffer, WrestleMania 35, podcast 'Chasing Glory'

June 20, 2019

" Lilian Garcia's voice resonates with every wrestling fan as the longtime ring announcer of the WWE. So, it might take some time for the WWE Universe to get used to seeing her in the mixed martial arts cage and announcing combatants for t...

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NEWS | What to watch for in the PFL's second round of fights

June 20, 2019

" The next three Professional Fighters League cards, which all take place in Atlantic City, New Jersey, represent a key opportunity for everyone in each of the six PFL divisions who's hoping to contend for $1 million. Desperate competitors...

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NEWS | MMA organization ready to help Atlantic City Rescue Mission

June 20, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League has a summer home in Atlantic City.The New York-based mixed martial arts organization is returning to the Boardwalk for a second straight year with the final three events of their season at Oc...

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NEWS | PFL 5 matchups announced for July 25 card

June 9, 2019

" The next step for the PFL lightweights and featherweights is set.PFL 5 will be headlined by a lightweight bout between Chris Wade and Akhmed Aliev, the promotion will announce Friday. The card is scheduled for July 25 in Atla...

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NEWS | 5 Things We Learned at PFL 3

June 8, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League returned for the third installment of its second season on Thursday, as PFL 3 took place live from NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. And once again, the action didn’t disappoint.

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NEWS | Tiller, Goltsov, Alaev and Sordi stand out at PFL 3 after stoppage wins

June 7, 2019

" As the Professional Fighters League kicked off its light heavyweight and heavyweight seasons at PFL 3 in Uniondale, New York, on Thursday night, we learned that one division is stacked with intriguing talent while the other seems wide op...

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NEWS | LI's Chris Wade and Andre Harrison learn of next opponents for PFL 5

June 7, 2019

" Chris Wade has known for a few months when his second fight in the PFL's regular season would be: PFL 5 on July 25 at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City.What he recently found out, and what was announced on the broadcast wa...

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NEWS | A million -- and one -- reasons for Jordan Johnson's move to PFL

June 5, 2019

" There's more to Jordan "Big Swingin'" Johnson's decision to move to the Professional Fighters League than the appeal of the $1 million prize. Sure, the money that Johnson states he'll make "responsible adult decisions" with is nice, but...

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NEWS | Five things to watch at PFL 3

June 5, 2019

" It's time for the big boys.PFL will debut its 2019 heavyweights and light heavyweights Thursday night in Uniondale, New York, (ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET) which probably means a heaping helping of knockouts and quick finishes. The firs...

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NEWS | Professional Fighters League Returns For PFL 3 Thursday Night MMA Action Across ESPN Platforms

June 4, 2019

" PFL 3 Airs June 6 on ESPN2, ESPN+ and the ESPN App 2019 PFL Regular Season Continues with Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight Action, Divisions with Highest Early Stoppage...

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NEWS | Is PFL format driving fast finishes in Season 2? Sure seems like it

May 29, 2019

" In the PFL, if you want a shot at the postseason tournament and shot at $1 million, you need to rack up points.The best way to rack up points, obviously, is by winning. Better yet, the best way to rack up even more points is...

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NEWS | 2019 Regular Season: PFL 3 Storylines

May 29, 2019

" The 2019 PFL season continues with light heavyweights and heavyweights in action at PFL 3. Both divisions will be crowning a new champion this season, as light heavyweight king Sean O’Connell retired and became the lead play-by-play...

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