After a successful first season following the re-branding from World Series of Fighting to the Professional Fighters League, the PFL is now set to return with a second season of its unique brand of mixed martial arts.
The company, which employs a league format with standings that lead into a tournament playoff, has a coveted reward of $1 million for whoever comes out on top of each of the weight divisions. This year, the PFL adds its newest weight class, the women’s lightweight division.
The season kicks off on May 9 with new broadcasting partner ESPN. Let’s take a look at the eight women in the lightweight tournament and rank their chances to earn that big payday.