PFL NEWS

PFL Challenger Series Opening Bout: Williams Dominates Amos for Win

February 18, 2022

The 2022 PFL Challenger Series is here.  And clearly, the PFL likes to change fighters’ lives. The organization differentiates itself from the competition with a season format across six weight divisions, and now PFL brass ups the ant...

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OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS FOR 2022 PFL CHALLENGER SERIES WEEK 1

February 17, 2022

The PFL Challenger Series to air live beginning Friday, February 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET exclusively on fuboTV’s linear network, Fubo Sports NetworkThe PFL Challenger Series gives fight...

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE ANNOUNCES MULTI-YEAR EXCLUSIVE BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP WITH STAN SPORT IN AUSTRALIA

February 16, 2022

Coverage and streaming rights begin with inaugural PFL Challenger Series leading into 2022 Regular Season  Partnership to focus on original programming, archived content,...

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE CHALLENGER SERIES LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS SET TO STREAM ON FUBO SPORTS NETWORK DEBUTING FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18

February 16, 2022

The PFL Challenger Series to air live beginning Friday, February 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET exclusively on fuboTV’s linear network, Fubo Sports NetworkThe PFL Challenger Series gives fight...

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For PFL Challenger Series' Josh Silveira, fighting just the family business: I thought everyone knew jiu-jitsu

February 8, 2022

Josh Silveira spent his entire life planning for a career as a professional fighter. He just didn’t know it.“I guess growing up and watching guys like my dad and Vitor Belfort and Ralph Gracie and guys just growing up, I always felt li...

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I am not just a brawler, says Africa's Muhamed Juma ahead of PFL Challenger Series

February 8, 2022

 Egypt-based Muhamed Juma is relishing the thought of pitting his skills against some of the toughest light heavyweight mixed martial artists in the world.The athlete who — through his father — has South Sudanese roots has set his sigh...

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Simeon Powell seeking Mike Tyson’s seal of knockout approval as he chases MMA glory in PFL Challenger Series

February 8, 2022

Simeon Powell will have the job of catching the eye of boxing legend Mike Tyson as he embarks on his dream MMA journey with the Professional Fighters League and their new Challenger Series.22-year-old Londoner Powell is an emerging tal...

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Taylor Johnson feels rejuvenated ahead of his move to light heavyweight in the PFL Challenger Series

February 8, 2022

Former Bellator fighter Taylor Johnson feels his opportunity to compete in the PFL’s Challenger Series could mark a new chapter in his combat sports career. Johnson will face Alexander Poppeck during the launch week of the PFL Challenger Se...

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5 REASONS WHY RAY COOPER III INTENDS ON REPEATING AS PFL WELTERWEIGHT CHAMP

November 5, 2021

Ray Cooper III is one of the most exciting athletes in the world of MMA today. In Hawaii, when you are really good at something, your peers will call you a “Hammah,” and there’s no doubt that “The Bradda Boy” is just that. Fighting out of Pearl Ci...

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Harrison, now a mother of 2, fights for $1M PFL championship

November 5, 2021

Kayla Harrison twice won Olympic gold, hugged Mike Tyson after the former heavyweight champ wrapped a title belt around her waist and walked out of the Professional Fighters League cage clutching an oversized $1 million checks.   Her...

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Claressa Shields enters a critical stretch in her quest to become a two-sport star

November 5, 2021

Claressa Shields set a new standard in 2021, becoming in March the first boxer in the four-belt era to be an undisputed champion in two divisions, then overcoming a sizable experience gap to win her mixed martial arts debut three months later....

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Kayla Harrison can be biggest women's MMA star since Ronda Rousey, and more thoughts from the PFL championship

November 5, 2021

Kayla Harrison can be biggest women's star in MMA since Ronda Rousey   Harrison, the charismatic, trash-talking, one-woman wrecking crew, who coincidentally happens to be Rousey's former teammate with USA Judo, won her second $1 mill...

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Harrison Steamrolls Guardado, Becomes Two-Time PFL Champion

October 28, 2021

Just one fight after Ray Cooper became PFL’s third two-time tournament champion, Kayla Harrison faced the same opportunity as she took on Taylor Guardado in the main event of the 2021 PFL World Championship.  Undefeated through 11 pro...

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Cooper Flattens Magomedkerimov in Stunning Fashion to Win Title

October 27, 2021

Oh yes. It doesn’t get much better than this.  Two of the best fighters in PFL history clashed in the co-main event of the 2021 PFL World Championship Wednesday evening, as Ray Cooper III faced Magomed Magomedkerimov in a welterweight...

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Montes Hands Shields First Pro Loss With Stifling Performance

October 27, 2021

The 2021 PFL World Championship took a brief pause from its six title fights Wednesday evening, turning the attention on the ESPN2 and ESPN+ main card to the return of two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields.  In her PF...

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Cappelozza Wins Crazy, Back-and-Forth Finals Matchup vs. Delija

October 27, 2021

Heavyweight. Title. Fight.  Bruno Cappelozza and Ante Delija kept the 2021 PFL World Championship fight card rolling Wednesday evening inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, slugging it out for a shot at the PFL Heavyweight...

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Khaybulaev Dominates Wade En Route to Unanimous Decision Victory

October 27, 2021

Movlid Khaybulaev and Chris Wade had big shoes to fill as they kicked off the 2021 PFL World Championship main card on ESPN2 and ESPN+ Wednesday evening.  As the third title fight of the evening, Khaybulaev and Wade had to follow a Fi...

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Carlos Jr. Completes Spotless Run, Captures PFL Gold vs. Hamlet

October 27, 2021

Light heavyweights took center stage at the 2021 PFL World Championship Wednesday evening to close out the preliminary portion of the fight card.  With a card this stacked, two title fights trickled onto the prelims, and No. 1 seed An...

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Manfio Completes Cinderella Run, Wins It All vs. Radzhabov

October 27, 2021

It’s time. The title fights are here.  Loik Radzhabov and Raush Manfio took the cage Wednesday evening at the 2021 PFL World Championship for a shot at $1 million and the PFL Lightweight world title.  Would Manfio finish...

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Young Seals Wild Comeback Against Akhmedov With Third-Round TKO

October 27, 2021

Longtime UFC veteran Omari Akhmedov entered the PFL SmartCage for the first time Wednesday evening at the 2021 PFL World Championship.  At 9-5-1 in 15 UFC fights, the American Top Team product by way of Dagestan firmly cemented himsel...

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