PFL NEWS

NEWS | MMA organization ready to help Atlantic City Rescue Mission

June 20, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League has a summer home in Atlantic City.The New York-based mixed martial arts organization is returning to the Boardwalk for a second straight year with the final three events of their season at Oc...

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NEWS | PFL 5 matchups announced for July 25 card

June 9, 2019

" The next step for the PFL lightweights and featherweights is set.PFL 5 will be headlined by a lightweight bout between Chris Wade and Akhmed Aliev, the promotion will announce Friday. The card is scheduled for July 25 in Atla...

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NEWS | 5 Things We Learned at PFL 3

June 8, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League returned for the third installment of its second season on Thursday, as PFL 3 took place live from NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. And once again, the action didn’t disappoint.

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NEWS | Tiller, Goltsov, Alaev and Sordi stand out at PFL 3 after stoppage wins

June 7, 2019

" As the Professional Fighters League kicked off its light heavyweight and heavyweight seasons at PFL 3 in Uniondale, New York, on Thursday night, we learned that one division is stacked with intriguing talent while the other seems wide op...

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NEWS | LI's Chris Wade and Andre Harrison learn of next opponents for PFL 5

June 7, 2019

" Chris Wade has known for a few months when his second fight in the PFL's regular season would be: PFL 5 on July 25 at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City.What he recently found out, and what was announced on the broadcast wa...

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NEWS | A million -- and one -- reasons for Jordan Johnson's move to PFL

June 5, 2019

" There's more to Jordan "Big Swingin'" Johnson's decision to move to the Professional Fighters League than the appeal of the $1 million prize. Sure, the money that Johnson states he'll make "responsible adult decisions" with is nice, but...

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NEWS | Five things to watch at PFL 3

June 5, 2019

" It's time for the big boys.PFL will debut its 2019 heavyweights and light heavyweights Thursday night in Uniondale, New York, (ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET) which probably means a heaping helping of knockouts and quick finishes. The firs...

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NEWS | Professional Fighters League Returns For PFL 3 Thursday Night MMA Action Across ESPN Platforms

June 4, 2019

" PFL 3 Airs June 6 on ESPN2, ESPN+ and the ESPN App 2019 PFL Regular Season Continues with Heavyweight and Light Heavyweight Action, Divisions with Highest Early Stoppage...

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NEWS | Is PFL format driving fast finishes in Season 2? Sure seems like it

May 29, 2019

" In the PFL, if you want a shot at the postseason tournament and shot at $1 million, you need to rack up points.The best way to rack up points, obviously, is by winning. Better yet, the best way to rack up even more points is...

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NEWS | 2019 Regular Season: PFL 3 Storylines

May 29, 2019

" The 2019 PFL season continues with light heavyweights and heavyweights in action at PFL 3. Both divisions will be crowning a new champion this season, as light heavyweight king Sean O’Connell retired and became the lead play-by-play...

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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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