PFL NEWS

NEWS | Simply put, PFL welterweight finalist Ray Cooper III is 'coming to take your head off'

December 28, 2018

" Ray Cooper III closed out 2017 with a unanimous-decision loss to Handesson Ferreira on the regional scene in his native Hawaii. Four fights and nearly a full year later, Cooper had his revenge on Ferreira with a first-round TKO to punch...

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NEWS | All-Access Anatomy of The 2018 PFL Championship - The Grind and Sacrifice

December 28, 2018

" 6 World Titles and $10 Million are on the line as the PFL's inaugural season concludes with the 2018 PFL Championship live from the Hulu Theater at MSG on New Year's Eve! Here is a  look at a few of the guys and their stories to...

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NEWS | MMA Junkie Radio with PFL Championship broadcaster Randy Couture

December 28, 2018

" MMAjunkie Radio kicks off with guests Randy Couture, Curtis Millender and Gerald Harris.UFC Hall of Famer Couture will be on the call for Monday’s PFL 11 and will preview the card. Millender fights Siyar Bahadurzada on Saturd...

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PFL CEO Peter Murray Cheddar Interview

December 27, 2018

" The Professional Fighters League is wrapping up its inaugural season with its 2018 Championship on New Years Eve. Peter Murray, CEO of Professional Fighters League, joined Cheddar to discuss how fans can get in on the fun with its new pa...

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NEWS | Kayla Harrison's New Year's Eve bout a prelude to 2019 lightweight tournament

December 27, 2018

" Kayla Harrison understands that her journey from judo standout to MMA fighter is linked to Ronda Rousey's.It's not something the Professional Fighters League prospect shies away from. Harrison is simply grateful for her forme...

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NEWS | MMA Junkie reader predictions: Make your picks for PFL's playoff finals in New York

December 27, 2018

" We want your predictions for Monday’s PFL Championship in New York.Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMAjunkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, and we’ll use the official tallies tha...

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NEWS | Siler: Maximizing potential

December 27, 2018

" It took 13 years for Steven Siler to close in on his potential in mixed martial arts. As he enters his 49th pro bout at the 2018 Professional Fighters League Championships on Dec. 31 in New York, the Utah native believes he is destined f...

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NEWS | Taylor: Nobody's steppingstone

December 26, 2018

" Louis Taylor can see the finish line. The Professional Fighters League middleweight finalist and Chicago native has dealt with impediments to success throughout his life. The PFL playoffs were no different, and he expects nothing less on...

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NEWS | Get to know Natan Schulte ahead of PFL Lightweight Championship final for $1 million

December 26, 2018

" Natan Schulte has a life-changing opportunity in front of him next week.On Dec. 31 at PFL 11, Schulte (14-3-1) will look to bank $1 million when he meets Rashid Magomedov (22-2-1) in the promotion’s lightweight final. For Sch...

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NEWS | Ray Cooper III has emerged as the face of PFL

December 26, 2018

" Heading into 2018, Ray Cooper III was a relative unknown for anybody outside of Hawaii. He was coming off a split decision loss against Handesson Ferreira in a Mid-Pacific Championships fight that virtually nobody in the continental U.S....

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NEWS | Taylor looking to out-fight Magomedov in PFL Championship

December 26, 2018

" While he might have not been as heralded as other fighters going into this year’s Professional Fighters League middleweight season, Louis Taylor has proven himself to be more than capable of hanging with his more well-known opposition.

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NEWS | Ray Cooper III: Where violence bring happiness

December 26, 2018

" Ray Cooper III’s season in the Professional Fighters League provided plenty of material for the highlight reel. With technical knockouts in all four of his bouts, he has emerged as the favorite to win the promotion’s 2018 welterweight to...

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NEWS | PFL Championships Preview and Predictions

December 26, 2018

" In the early days of mixed martial arts, the tournament format was how stars were made. Fans watched the likes of Royce Gracie, Dan Severn, Tank Abbott and Ken Shamrock fight for superiority. Back then, the tournaments were grueling one-...

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NEWS | Siler looking at PFL million-dollar rematch with Palmer as any other fight

December 26, 2018

" Though he has had a 14-year, 50-fight career, this past October was the first time featherweight Steven Siler had ever competed twice in one night.As part of the Professional Fighters League’s inaugural 145-pound playoffs, Si...

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NEWS | Copeland looking to get the knockout against Lins in PFL Heavyweight Championship

December 26, 2018

" For heavyweight Josh Copeland, earning himself a spot in this year’s Professional Fighters League million dollar finals was a contrast in fights with the two victories he picked up in the playoffs this past October.Following...

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NEWS | PFL finalist Louis Taylor likes that people haven't figured him out yet

December 26, 2018

" Louis Taylor thinks he’s probably the underdog against Abusupiyan Magomedov next week, and he’s fine with that.Taylor (17-4-1) meets Magomedov (22-3-1) in the $1 million middleweight final of the PFL’s first season. PFL 11 ta...

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NEWS | Ahead of its six $1 million playoff finals, PFL teams up with DraftKings

December 24, 2018

" The culmination of the Professional Fighters League’s first season is just around the corner, and the promotion has a new partner to make things interesting.PFL has teamed up with MMA fantasy site DraftKings ahead of PFL 11,...

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NEWS | The renewed passion of Vinny Magalhaes

December 24, 2018

" Vinny Magalhaes wants to cap an impressive 2018 campaign in the Professional Fighters League by becoming the promotion’s light heavyweight champion on New Year’s Eve inside the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Ultim...

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NEWS | PFL Championship breakdown: Will scrappy Steven Siler or aggressive Lance Palmer net $1 million?

December 24, 2018

" The PFL Championship takes place Dec. 31 at Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York and airs on NBCSN. The culmination of the PFL’s inaugural season features six championship matchups, with each winner taking home a season titl...

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NEWS | Ahead of $1 million PFL heavyweight playoff final, get to know Philipe Lins

December 24, 2018

" The $1 million playoff finals at the end of PFL’s first season are just around the corner.On Dec. 31, the Professional Fighters League host its first championship card, where six season titles are on the line, not to mention...

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