PFL NEWS

NEWS | Professional Fighters League brings true sport format to MMA

April 30, 2019

" The PFL, which begins May 9 on ESPN+ and ESPN2, features a regular season, a playoff bracket and championship fights with million-dollar payouts. WATCH VIDEO"

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NEWS | Kayla Harrison hopes PFL tournament leads to flood of heavier women’s talent: ‘You have to start somewhere’

April 30, 2019

" For perhaps the first time ever in the modern era of mixed martial arts, the oft-forgotten women’s lightweight division will take center stage this summer when the Professional Fighters League kicks off its second season on May 9 with a...

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NEWS | Kayla Harrison trying to make presence felt in PFL, continues helping child sexual abuse survivors

April 30, 2019

" When you've worked the majority of your life to realize a goal and you see that dream to fruition like Kayla Harrison did, it's often hard to come up with a new challenge. But the Middletown, Ohio native has done just that to further cem...

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NEWS | From Englewood to MMA champion — and $1M payday — Louis Taylor never quit

April 28, 2019

" Louis Taylor’s life was saved by a pastor, but not in the traditional sense. “I was in high school, and I got into a street fight,” Taylor said. “I was playing basketball when three guys came up and started with me...

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NEWS | WFAN Outside the Cage: Interview with Ray Sefo

April 26, 2019

" Outside the Cage is a Mixed Martial Arts podcast with hosts Ike Feldman and Pete Hoffman.  The 2019 PFL Season begins on Thursday, May 9 with PFL 1 held at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, NY.

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NEWS | A pivot to the PFL

April 26, 2019

" A spot on the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster remains the endgame for many mixed martial artists, and CES MMA lightweight titleholder Nate Andrews held the same hope. However, he has since shifted gears and aims to prove the UFC’s...

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NEWS | Jordan Johnson cashes in with the PFL

April 25, 2019

" Once most American mixed martial artists reach the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the goal becomes to remain there for as long as possible. The chances of lasting in the UFC seem to increase exponentially whenever a fighter stays undefe...

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NEWS | PFL’s Chris Curtis respects Louis Taylor, ‘but there’s a reason why 185 isn’t around this year’

April 23, 2019

" Chris Curtis discusses his Professional Fighters League debut against last season’s middleweight champion, Louis Taylor. The welterweight fight will headline the PFL’s first event of the 2019 season at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island,...

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NEWS | Ahead of PFL season, Andre Harrison gets back to his LI roots with visit to Freeport Recreation Center

April 23, 2019

" The building he spent plenty of time in as a youth had his face on the front door on Monday, a little reminder of where Andre Harrison is now from a place he comes from.Posters promoting Harrison's next fight were on the door...

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NEWS | Local fighters Chris Wade and Andre Harrison set to compete at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum

April 23, 2019

" Professional Fighters League Lightweight Chris Wade and Featherweight Andre Harrison interview on News 12 Long Island in advance of the PFL residency at NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum on Thursday, May 9, Thursday, May 23, and Thursday June...

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NEWS | BJPENN.COM Radio Interview with Ray Cooper III and Zane Kamaka, John Howard

April 22, 2019

" Ray Cooper III and Zane Kamaka are both top-of-the-food-chain in Hawaii’s MMA landscape, and now the two compete for supremacy in the opening round of the 2019 PFL season. Cooper of course making it to the final last sea...

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NEWS | David Michaud's path to the PFL

April 22, 2019

" David Michaud will debut as a member of the Professional Fighters League roster on May 9 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The 10-year veteran welcomes the opportunity to call the promotion his long-term home after a post-Ultima...

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NEWS | Jeremy Kennedy feels like he is reaching his prime now before Professional Fighters League debut

April 22, 2019

" Jeremy Kennedy (13-1) feels like he is entering his prime right now.The former UFC featherweight is scheduled to face Bellator veteran Alexandre Bezerra on May 23 in the regular season of the Professional Fighters League (PFL...

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NEWS | Kayla Harrison: Winning PFL title, $1 million won't change MMA motivation

April 17, 2019

" Kayla Harrison has the potential to become a millionaire just over half a dozen fights into her MMA career. It’s a rare opportunity afforded to a fighter with her experience, but the two-time Olympic gold medalist said it’s not going to...

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NEWS | Cleveland replaces Rama on PFL roster, meets Nemkov on June 6

April 15, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League light heavyweight division is already undergoing some changes ahead of its second full season.Sherdog.com has learned from sources close to the situation that Rakim Cleveland will replace Smea...

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NEWS | A haymaker for a new casino

April 15, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League will expose Ocean Casino to millions of MMA fight fans around the worldJust a year after its inception, the Professional Fighters League has already clinched a multi-year deal with ESPN. This...

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NEWS | PFL MMA league partners with Air Force Reserve

April 10, 2019

" The Air Force Reserve has entered into a partnership with the Professional Fighters League, a mixed martial arts organization.The MMA league has agreed to place the Air Force Reserve’s logo in and around the cage during event...

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NEWS | Kayla Harrison says PFL women's tourney will 'steal the show,' expects Sarah Kaufman final

April 8, 2019

" Kayla Harrison believes the PFL women’s lightweight tournament has the potential to be the best of the organization’s second season.After PFL hosted its inaugural season in 2018 featuring six men’s tournaments with $1 million...

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NEWS | Natan Schulte fights for love, but that $1 million PFL check certainly changed life for the better

April 8, 2019

" Money has never been Natan Schulte’s motivation to fight, and that’s still the case heading into PFL’s second season.But, as he held the $1 million check that he earned as the lightweight winner of PFL’s inaugural season, Sch...

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NEWS | Jordan Johnson has no regrets about his time with the UFC and believes he found the right fit with the PFL

April 8, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League (PFL) recently announced their full 2019 season roster. In the second round of roster selections, Jordan “Big Swinging” Johnson was announced as part of their light heavyweight division. Jordan Johnson br...

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