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App Launch Preps For Sports Betting

May 8, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League is launching a new app on Wednesday that will bring livestreamed matches directly to consumers outside the U.S., and encourage fans to make predictions on match outcomes as the league prepares for a move...

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NEWS | Professional Fighters League CEO: 'MMA is mainstream, it is no longer a niche sport'

May 8, 2019

" After a successful debut — and challenge to the traditional format of mixed martial arts — the Professional Fighters League is returning for its second season this Thursday. Yahoo Finance's Zack Guzman & Brian Cheung discuss with PFL...

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NEWS | Will the Professional Fighters League thrive on ESPN?

May 8, 2019

" When the Professional Fighters League (PFL) rose from the ashes of World Series of Fighting (WSOF) and announced its format, many within the mixed martial arts community appreciated the distinct approach the promotion wanted to bring to...

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NEWS | Who to watch for in Season 2 of the PFL

May 7, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League's second season gets underway May 9 with 68 fighters competing from May until New Year's Eve. Will Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison continue her unbeaten streak and reign supreme in the women's lightw...

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NEWS | 2019 PFL top underdogs

May 7, 2019

" In a sport like mixed martial arts, anything can happen. When a format with a regular season, playoffs and a championship is used, however, all bets are off. Using this type of system, the Professional Fighters League...

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NEWS | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show: Interview with Randy Couture

May 7, 2019

" ESPN's Ariel Helwani is joined in studio for a wide-ranging interview with MMA legend and Professional Fighters League commentator Randy Couture. WATCH INTERVIEW"

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NEWS | MMA Junkie Radio interview with Jeremy Kennedy

May 6, 2019

" MMA Junkie Radio kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) with special guests Jon Anik, Jeremy Kennedy, and “The Schmo.” Kennedy competes in the PFL, and he’ll discuss his upcoming fight on the PFL’s Season 2 deb...

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NEWS | What you need to know about the PFL

May 6, 2019

" The Professional Fighters League made its debut last year with a format intended to feel familiar for sports fans to bring a new audience to combat sports. There is a season with standings, then playoffs, and to cap it all off, the bigge...

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NEWS | Professional Fighters League's Second Season Kicks Off

May 3, 2019

" Professional Fighters League is kicking off its second season with MMA heading to Thursday nights on ESPN2, ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes beginning May 9th. PFL CEO Peter Murray joined Cheddar to discuss a $30 million in a new round of funding...

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NEWS | Professional Fighters League launches "Changing the Game" campaign featuring debut of original programming on ESPN2

May 2, 2019

" PFL Original Productions to Present Two, One-Hour Specials Tonight on ESPN2 at 10:30pm ET and 11:30pm ET  PFL 2019 Season Premieres May 9 on ESPN2, ESPN...

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NEWS | Former WWE ring announcer Lilian Garcia signs with PFL

April 30, 2019

" To this day, there are hardcore fans on both sides of the fence who adamantly deny that mixed martial arts and pro wrestling share traits. You’d think the fact there’s been a crossover between this sport and sports...

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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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