PFL NEWS

NEWS | “I Hope One Day We’ll no Longer Need a Day to Define Women” Says Kayla Harrison, 2X Olympic Judo Gold Medalist

March 8, 2019

" Kayla Harrison is 2X Olympic Gold Medalist and Professional Fighters League Lightweight star MMA fightwho rose against all odds to achieve her dreams. She defended her Gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. After retiring from Judo, Kayla cre...

READ MORE

NEWS | PFL unveils women's lightweight division roster

March 8, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League unveiled its roster for the women's lightweight division on Friday. The weight class will have eight competitors squaring off in hopes of winning $1 million at the end of the season. Kayla Harrison, an un...

READ MORE

NEWS | PFL President Ray Sefo: We're Here to Stay

March 8, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League on Feb. 25 announced that it had reached a multi-year broadcasting agreement with ESPN. Having entered into a pivotal time in its existence, the promotion plans to roll out its complete Season 2 roster la...

READ MORE

NEWS | PFL returns to Nassau Coliseum for 3 events to open second season starting May 9

March 8, 2019

" The next set of millionaires in the Professional Fighters League will begin their journey at NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum in May. PFL will establish what CEO Peter Murray called a “mini residency” by hosting the fir...

READ MORE

NEWS | PFL middleweight champ Louis Taylor ready for welterweights in 2019

March 5, 2019

" Louis Taylor had a better New Year's Eve than you did. Even though he had to go to work while you maybe went to a party, Taylor was the one who ended the night in the most joyful of celebrations. He was on the job...

READ MORE

NEWS | Five champs to return for PFL's second season

March 5, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League unveiled its first set of competitors for the upcoming season on Tuesday. The mixed marital arts promotion, which last week announced every card will be broadcast on either ESPN 2 or ESPN+, begins its sec...

READ MORE

NEWS | Ray Sefo discusses Professional Fighters League Season 2

March 5, 2019

" New Years Eve 2018 concluded the first season of the Professional Fighters League (PFL). That night was a celebration, not only of the first ever champions and earners of the life-changing million-dollar checks, but, the celebration of a...

READ MORE

NEWS | Cagenomics Highlights Professional Fighters League Deal With ESPN

February 28, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League has found a broadcast partner to help bolster growth during its second year. The regular season, playoffs and championship-format combat sports league signed a two-year deal with ES...

READ MORE

NEWS | MMA Junkie Radio with Ray Sefo on ESPN partnership

February 26, 2019

" Ray Sefo, PFL President of Fighting Operations, was in the studio to talk about PFL’s new deal with ESPN networks, which will broadcast the promotion’s second season starting later this spring. READ F...

READ MORE

NEWS | Look out UFC, ESPN just inked a two-year deal with PFL to air (and stream) more MMA fights

February 26, 2019

" Professional Fighters League (PFL) has signed with Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (I bet you didn’t know that was what the initials in ESPN stood for) to host its next two seasons of tournaments, which start on May 9, 2019....

READ MORE

(Variety) ESPN Inks Exclusive Rights Deal With PFL Mixed-Martial Arts League

February 25, 2019

The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the first mixed-martial arts organization to present the sport in a playoffs and championship format, reached a multiyear deal with ESPN making its TV networks and ESPN+ streaming service the exclusive home...

READ MORE

NEWS | ESPN Inks Exclusive Rights Deal With PFL, a Mixed-Martial Arts Rival to UFC

February 25, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the first mixed-martial arts organization to present the sport in a playoffs and championship format, reached a multiyear deal making ESPN and ESPN+ the exclusive home of the PFL in the U.S.

READ MORE

NEWS | ESPN is the New Home of the PFL

February 25, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League, the only MMA organization with a true-sports format, is teaming up with ESPN, The Worldwide Leader in Sports, a huge win for the league and MMA fans across the country. The deal wa...

READ MORE

Professional Fighters League inks two-year broadcast deal with ESPN

February 25, 2019

The Professional Fighters League has found a new home.The league-based MMA promotion has signed a two-year deal with ESPN to televise its upcoming 2019 and 2020 seasons, PFL CEO Peter Murray announced on Mond...

READ MORE

NEWS | Contrary to Jon Fitch's claim on PFL millionaires, Sean O'Connell says he got paid 'without a hitch'

January 29, 2019

" Jon Fitch made waves over the weekend when he expressed doubt that PFL Season 1 winners would receive their guaranteed $1 million purses. “I don’t have any faith that those guys are going to get paid their full amo...

READ MORE

NEWS | By The Numbers: Philipe Lins

January 22, 2019

" The rise of Philipe Lins in the Professional Fighters League heavyweight tournament was a surprise to some. Before his PFL stint, Lins had previously been released by Bellator MMA after going 3-3 and coming off two straight losses. Makin...

READ MORE

NEWS | Professional Fighters League 2018 Season Statistics Released

January 21, 2019

" LEAGUE CONTINUES TO FOCUS ON METRIC-BASED ANALYTICS AND PLANS TO EXPAND CAGENOMICS; SMARTCAGE TO DEBUT IN 2019The Professional Fighters League (PFL) today released its official 2018 Season stati...

READ MORE

NEWS | Cris Cyborg has 'no problem' fighting Kayla Harrison at 155 pounds if she wins PFL

January 21, 2019

" Apparently it’s no longer too early to talk about a fight between Cris Cyborg and Kayla Harrison.Late Wednesday night, UFC dual champion Amanda Nunes made waves when she declared that she was “done with 145” pounds, meaning s...

READ MORE

NEWS | UFC dual champ Amanda Nunes 'done with 145,' tells Cris Cyborg to fight Kayla Harrison

January 21, 2019

" Amanda Nunes claims she won’t be granting a rematch to Cris Cyborg, nor does she intend on competing again at the weight where she just won a second piece of UFC gold.Following Nunes’ (17-4 MMA, 10-1 UFC) shocking 51-second k...

READ MORE

NEWS | By The Numbers: Magomed Magomedkerimov

January 21, 2019

" Magomed Magomedkerimov had never been knocked out in his 28-fight career. However, in the Professional Fighters League welterweight tournament finale, he was the underdog against the dreaded finisher Ray Cooper III, who previously defeat...

READ MORE