Two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison and former Strikeforce and Invicta FC champion Sarah Kaufman headline the upcoming season of the Professional Fighters League.
The new season of the MMA promotion is organized around a regular-season format to decide its champion. It begins May 9 at Nassau Coliseum on Long Island.
This season will consist of six divisions with the champion in each earning $1 million. The regular season stretches through August with the playoffs in October
Harrison is 3-0 in MMA and will fight Russia’s unbeaten Svetlana Khautova in her first bout in the women’s lightweight division. Kaufman will fight Morgan Frier in her first matchup.