PFL MMA Regular Season kicks off on April 20 to more than 160 countries
Special Vet Tix Veterans Section for PFL 1, 2 & 3
NEW YORK (April 19, 2022) - The Professional Fighters League, the fastest growing and most innovative sports league, today announced a partnership with Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix), an organization dedicated to donating live event tickets to military veterans and their families, for the 2022 PFL Season. The PFL will donate 400 tickets to Vet Tix for the first three events of the 2022 PFL Regular Season, taking place at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington, Texas, on April 20, 28, and May 6.
Military veterans and their families can request tickets to one of the first three PFL Regular Season events HERE.
Headlining the kickoff event to the PFL Regular Season on April 20 is 2021 Lightweight Champion, Raush Manfio, and will square off with Don “Magic Man” Madge. 2021 Heavyweight Champion, Bruno Cappelozza and Stuart Austin will headline the PFL 2 event on April 28, with two-time Women’s Lightweight Champion Kayla Harrison set to face Marina Mokhnatkina in the main event of PFL 3 on May 6.
“The PFL is honored to partner with Vet Tix as we approach the start to our third full season,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “We look forward to showcasing the best product in MMA at Esports Stadium Arlington, and it’s our pleasure to support the veterans and their families who served our country.”
“Vet Tix is thrilled to continue to partner with Professional Fighters League as they continue their support of our military members, veterans and first responders through Vet Tix,'' said Michael Focareto III, Vet Tix CEO, Founder and U.S. Navy veteran. “Because of PFL’s long standing relationship with Vet Tix, tens of thousands of VetTixers and their families have been able to attend and enjoy professional fighting events while creating memories that will last a lifetime.”
PFL is the first and only MMA league with a true sports-season format where elite fighters from around the world compete in a regular season, playoffs and championship. The four competitors in each division who earn the most points in the regular season advance to the win-or-go-home playoffs, followed by the biggest night in MMA – the PFL World Championship – with each winner going home with the $1 million prize.
Professional Fighters League is the No. 2 MMA company globally and features an elite talent roster with 25 percent of its fighters independently ranked in the top-25 of the world, including 2021 PFL champions Kayla Harrison and Ray Cooper III. PFL has live event coverage in 160 countries on leading distribution platforms and delivers a unique, innovative product to the more than 600 million MMA fans globally.
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, U.S. 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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About Veteran Tickets Foundation
Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix), a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free tickets to sporting events, concerts, performing arts and family activities to currently serving military members, veterans of all eras, and immediate family of those killed in action. Since 2008, Vet Tix has provided over 11 million free event tickets to their more than 1.8 million members. In 2018 Vet Tix launched 1st Tix, which provides the same benefit to our nation’s first responders which includes current and retired law enforcement officers, firefighters, and EMTs. These events help service members, veterans and first responders reduce stress, strengthen family bonds, build lifelong memories, and encourage them to stay engaged with American life and their local communities. Vet Tix spends over 95 percent of its revenue on its programs, ensuring that we give back to those who have given so much. Visit VetTix.organd 1stTix.org to learn more.