PFL NEWS

NEWS | MMA fighter scores knockout of the year with a flying knee 10 seconds into match

May 28, 2019

" If anyone watches this without flinching, step away from them because something is wrong. This almost immediate flying knee knockout in the first round of a recent Professional Fighters League (PFL) match on Long Island between Damon Jac...

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Why PFL is Betting Big on DTC

May 28, 2019

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) is barely two years into existence but has its eyes set on being the vanguard for the evolution of mixed martial arts.It is the first-ever MMA competition that utilises the typica...

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NEWS | What We Learned From PFL 2

May 25, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League returned to NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum on Thursday, May 23 for the second installment of its second season and once again, the action didn’t disappoint. From top to bottom, the card produced four electri...

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NEWS | The best loss of his life: How Jeremy Kennedy found himself on a path toward $1 million

May 22, 2019

" In mixed martial arts, one bad night can change a fighter's path. Jeremy Kennedy believes his worst night in the cage changed his life -- but not necessarily in a bad way.The Canadian grappler was 11-0 and in the UFC last yea...

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NEWS | Ranking the PFL fighters: Featherweights

May 22, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League will make the second stop on its 2019 schedule on Thursday at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, where the promotion plans to showcase two loaded weight classes: featherweight and lightweight.

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NEWS | Professional Fighters League Returns For PFL 2 Thursday Night MMA Action Across ESPN Platforms

May 22, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the first organization ever to present MMA through a Regular Season, Playoffs and Championship, returns to NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, on Long Island, N.Y., for PFL 2...

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NEWS | For Palmer the success party is far from finished

May 22, 2019

" Winning a championship in the Professional Fighters League is a serious test of an athlete’s physical and mental fortitude. Over a six-month period, eventual champions must win five times in total and twice in one night. Lance Palmer too...

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NEWS | Alex Gilpin expects to finish Lance Palmer at PFL 2

May 22, 2019

" On August 7, 2018, Alex Gilpin walked into the UFC’s Training Center in Las Vegas and handled his business submitting JR Coughran in the second round via D’Arce choke. But it wasn’t enough for Dana White as he didn’t award a UFC contract...

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NEWS | 2018 Heavyweight Champ Lins withdraws from PFL Season 2 due to injury

May 21, 2019

" Philipe Lins won’t be able to defend his Professional Fighters League heavyweight championship in 2019.The league announced Monday that Lins has withdrawn from the second season due to an undisclosed injury. Lins has been rep...

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NEWS | Palmer found a new training family in New Jersey ahead of PFL Season 2

May 21, 2019

" As he begins his pursuit of another $1 million grand prize in Professional Fighters League, Lance Palmer has been reinvigorated after his move to a new training camp.The former Ohio State All-American wrestler has long wanted...

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NEWS | Kennedy eager for opportunity to win PFL's million dollar prize

May 21, 2019

" After fighting in Brave Combat Federation in 2018, Jeremy Kennedy is excited to fight back in North America and have a chance at a million dollars.Kennedy, an Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran, will be fighting in the Pr...

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NEWS | Snubbed by the UFC, Nate Andrews is at home with PFL

May 21, 2019

" Last year, the PFL took the MMA world by storm in their first full year as a promotion. Formerly known as the World Series of Fighting (WSOF), the organization re-branded in a big way, shifting its focus towards a more “sport-like” syste...

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NEWS | Ariel Helwani Show: Interview With 2019 PFL Lightweight Chris Wade

May 20, 2019

" ESPN's Ariel Helwani interviews 2019 PFL Lightweight Chris Wade on his season debut at PFL 2 on Thursday, May 23 against Nate Andrews. WATCH INTERVIEW"

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NEWS | How the PFL's season format led to a new and improved Chris Wade

May 20, 2019

" Chris Wade is a professional mixed martial arts fighter. He likes other sports, as well, and frequently discusses such things on his Twitter account, going against the grain of most in his chosen line of work. So, the Islip-raised Wade u...

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NEWS | MMA Junkie Radio: Interview with 2019 PFL Featherweight Steven Siler

May 20, 2019

" Stream or download Thursday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with 2019 PFL Featherweight contender Steven Siler. WATCH INTERVIEW"

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NEWS | Alex Gilpin Predicts Finish Within 3 Rounds in PFL Main Event

May 20, 2019

" Alex Gilpin (12 -1 MMA) is set to take on Lance Palmer (17 – 3 MMA) in the main event of PFL 2019 #2: Regular Season. The event takes place May 23rd in the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Long Island, New York. This featherweight cl...

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NEWS | Total Force Recruiting scores knockout with Professional Fighters League

May 17, 2019

" In a combined recruiting effort, Air Force Reserve Command and Air Force Special Operations recruiting teamed up and scored a knockout at the Professional Fighters League season debut at the Nassau Coliseum May 9, 2019.The ta...

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NEWS | Professional Fighters League Announces Multi-Year, Exclusive Partnership with GEICO

May 16, 2019

" GEICO joins a growing portfolio of leading PFL brand partners, including ESPN, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Air Force Reserve The Professional Fighters League (PFL),...

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NEWS | Ali Abdelaziz: PFL's Kayla Harrison will be greatest female fighter of all time

May 16, 2019

" When WSOF, later re-branded as PFL, announced the signing of Kayla Harrison, it was pretty much a consensus that it was a big get.After all, despite what was then a 0-0 pro MMA record, it is not every day that you get a two-t...

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NEWS | Ariel Helwani, Randy Couture recap Kayla Harrison’s win at PFL 1

May 14, 2019

" Kayla Harrison, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, said she made "mistakes" in her unanimous decision victory over Larissa Pacheco, and felt like her performance fell short of her expectations in the main event of Thursday night's PFL 1 a...

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