CarParts.com named official partner of the inaugural PFL Challenger Series
PFL Challenger Series streaming on FuboTV’s linear network, Fubo Sports Network
NEW YORK (February 22, 2022) – The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest-growing and most innovative sports league in the world, today announced CarParts.com (NASDAQ: PRTS), the fastest-growing and most innovative online auto parts company, will serve as the Official Auto Parts Retailer of the inaugural PFL Challenger Series. The competition airs on Friday nights exclusively on Fubo Sports Network, the live TV network from sports-first live TV streaming platform fuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO).
An expansion of their successful partnership during the breakthrough 2021 season, CarParts.com will continue to present the popular “Damage Meter” on live broadcasts and be a presenting sponsor for week eight of the Challenger Series.
“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with CarParts.com, an industry-leading retailer for the inaugural PFL Challenger Series,” said PFL CRO Jon Tuck. “The PFL and CarParts.com share similar values and aim to deliver a world-class experience to the consumer and we look forward to collaborating around this groundbreaking event.”
“As a fellow industry disruptor, the team at CarParts.com is excited to collaborate with the PFL once again as they take things to the next level with the Challenger Series,” said Houman Akhavan, Chief Marketing Officer of CarParts.com. “We’re naturally drawn to the stories of these up-and-coming fighters competing for the opportunity to land a PFL contract and look forward to connecting with fans as we all follow their journeys throughout the season.”
About Professional Fighters League
Professional Fighters League (PFL) is the fastest growing and most innovative sports league. PFL is the #2 MMA company worldwide and the only with the sports-season format where individual fighters compete in Regular Season, Playoffs, and Championship.
PFL is primetime in the U.S on ESPN and ESPN+ and was broadcast and streamed live worldwide last year to 160 countries with partners including RMC Sport, FPT, Sky Sport, and more. The PFL roster is world-class, with 25% of PFL fighters independently ranked in the top 25 in the world. The PFL proprietary SmartCage data and analytics platform powers real-time betting and provides next-gen viewing experience.
PFL has over two-dozen blue-chip brand sponsors such as Anheuser-Busch, IBM, GEICO, DraftKings, Bose, Socios.com, Air Force Reserve, US Marine Corps, and more. PFL is backed by major investors including Ares Capital, Luxor Capital, Elysian Park Ventures, Swan Ventures, Knighthead, Legends, and several NBA, MLB, and NHL team owners.
MMA is the growth sport of this decade, with 600 million fans worldwide, the youngest audience demo of any sport, and true global revenue streams.
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With over 25 years of experience and more than 50 million parts delivered, CarParts.com (NASDAQ: PRTS) has streamlined its website and sourcing network to better serve the way drivers get the parts they need. Utilizing the latest technologies and design principles, it has created an easy-to-use, mobile-friendly shopping experience that, alongside its own nationwide distribution network, cuts out the brick-and-mortar supply chain costs and provides quality parts at a budget-friendly price.
CarParts.com is headquartered in Torrance, California.
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