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NEWS | Magomed Magomedkerimov one of six PFL champions to win $1M

January 3, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League crowned six world champions on Monday at PFL 11: Championship inside Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York.In addition to some hardware, the PFL, which was rebranded from the World...

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NEWS | Kayla Harrison defeats Moriel Charneski by 1st-round TKO at PFL 11

January 3, 2019

" Kayla Harrison may not have won $1 million at the Professional Fighters League Championships on Monday -- but it feels like that's only a matter of time.Harrison (3-0) claimed an easy TKO victory against Moriel Charneski at t...

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NEWS | MMA Junkie Radio with PFL millionaires Sean O'Connell and Louis Taylor

January 3, 2019

" MMAjunkie Radio kicks off with guests Sean O'Connell and Louis Taylor.O’Connell and Taylor won $1 million each at PFL’s season-ending championship playoff event Monday in New York. O’Connell won the light heavyweight title an...

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NEWS | Magomed Magomedkerimov upsets Ray Cooper III, six champions crowned

January 1, 2019

" Magomed Magomedkerimov put a stop to the Ray Cooper III knockout train to become the inaugural Professional Fighters League welterweight champion.In the main event of the PFL’s 2018 World Championship show on Monday at The Hu...

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NEWS | PFL Championship results: Olympian Kayla Harrison thrashes Moriel Charneski for first-round TKO

January 1, 2019

" Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison improved to 3-0 in MMA competition with a dominant first-round TKO of Moriel Charneski.The women’s lightweight bout was part of today’s PFL 11 event at Hulu Theatre at Madison Squ...

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NEWS | Twitter reacts to PFL's six new $1 million champions crowned at PFL 11

January 1, 2019

" PFL 11 featured the playoff finals in six weight classes. Each winner took home $1 million. The runners-up won $200,000. PFL 11 took place at Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York. It aired on NBCSN.Check out the...

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NEWS | Magomed Magomedkerimov spoils storybook ending for Ray Cooper III at PFL Championships

January 1, 2019

" What was thought by some to be a coronation for Ray Cooper III turned into a coming-out party for Magomed Magomedkerimov.The rising American Top Team welterweight submitted Cooper with a second-round guillotine choke in the 2...

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NEWS | 2018 PFL Championship play by play, results, and round by round scoring

January 1, 2019

" Magomedov lands a hard outside low kick upon taking the center of the cage. Moments later, Taylor jumps into a left hook, catching his opponent on the temple and sending Magomedov stumbling backward to the canvas. Magomedov’s head bounce...

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NEWS | PFL 2018 Championship results and highlights: Magomedkerimov, O’Connell among $1 million winners

January 1, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League closed out 2018 with an entertaining night of fights that saw six fighters get $1 million checks for winning their respective tournaments.There were several surprises along the way, including...

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NEWS | PFL 2018 Championship results – $6 milllion awarded in New York

January 1, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League rang in the New Year with a seven-bout card that crowned six new world champions and closed out the historic first season. All 14 fighters hit their mark on the scale and the event was giving the green li...

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NEWS | PFL Championship: $6 million reasons to watch inaugural season's six playoff finals

December 31, 2018

" The PFL’s inaugural season comes to a close on New Year’s Eve in the same venue where it began. At the start of the season, 72 fighters in six weight divisions started their quests to claim a $1 million top prize for winning their weight...

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NEWS | PFL’s Lance Palmer on the verge of making his MMA odyssey pay off

December 31, 2018

" From Lance Palmer’s perspective, there are a number of ways to look at Monday night’s PFL Finals and his chance at a million bucks. On the one hand, he’s 30 years old and entering his 20th fight as a professional mixed martial artist (ha...

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NEWS | Professional Fighters League set to end unique season with $1 million for each champion

December 31, 2018

" Louis Taylor is visibly upset. Sitting in the corner of his locker room at The Entertainment and Sports Arena, the middleweight fighter takes off the giant bag of ice pressed against his face. He then looks at teammate Belal Muhammad and...

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NEWS | $1 million payout on the line as Utah’s Sean O’Connell goes for MMA glory

December 30, 2018

" During this phase of his life, he’s spent most of it persuading people to let him get punched in the face.In a fight on New Year’s Eve inside Madison Square Garden in New York City, there will be no shifting of that narrative...

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NEWS | Olympic judo champ Harrison set to prove she belongs in PFL

December 30, 2018

" Take a stroll around New York for the holidays or grab a seat at Madison Square Garden and the promotional videos for the PFL Championship nearly rival the hype for the Rockettes: “Six weight classes, six world championship fights, plus...

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NEWS | Ray Cooper III’s lifetime of training with family leads to shot at big payoff

December 30, 2018

" Inside the garage of his family home, Ray Cooper Jr. sits quietly and observes.Half of the concrete flooring is protected by wrestling mats that he wipes down before the start of the workout.There are treadmills w...

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NEWS | Manager: Kayla Harrison vs Cris Cyborg is the fight that needs to happen

December 29, 2018

" Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison is one of the most talked about prospects in the entire sport of mixed martial arts as she prepares to make her third appearance inside the cage at the Professional Fighters League (PFL) card...

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NEWS | Carlos Silva and the State of the PFL Union

December 29, 2018

" As the Professional Fighters League’s inaugural season comes to a close, PFL League President Carlos Silva and his staff already have grand designs for the future. Before the company prepares for what is to come, all eyes are on the 2018...

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NEWS | PFLs Kayla Harrison: The baddest woman on the planet is sitting right here

December 29, 2018

" Kayla Harrison certainly isn’t lacking in confidence.It’s hard to blame the 28-year-old fighter who has already reached incredible heights in her combat sports career. As a judoka, Harrison became the first American to take h...

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NEWS | Kayla Harrison on transition from Judo to MMA, not being like Ronda Rousey and becoming world champ

December 28, 2018

" Expectations were abnormally high for Kayla Harrison when she decided to make the move from judo to mixed martial arts.Harrison set the world on the fire becoming the first American to win a gold medal in judo at the 2012 Sum...

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