NEW YORK – May 14, 2024 - The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most innovative sports league, today announced that Michael Chioditti will join the organization as SVP, New Business.

Chioditti joins the PFL after overseeing strategy, new media and business development at Endeavor Streaming and the National Basketball Association. In this role, Chioditti will be tasked with growing revenue across the Professional Fighters League’s digital, social and gaming sectors. Chioditti will also oversee PFL’s new product, licensing and Ecommerce business.

“The Professional Fighters League is an organization which has seen immense growth and I am excited to contribute to the trend for the MMA industry co-leader,” said Chioditti. “The PFL is indeed the ‘Champions League’ of mixed martial arts which allows for rapid revenue growth across regions and greater connectivity to the consumer.” 

“We are pleased to announce the addition of Michael Chioditti as SVP, New Business for the Professional Fighters League,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “Michael’s experience and expertise in expanding revenue at some of the biggest organizations in the world are a perfect fit for PFL as we continue our exponential growth.”

PFL is the only organization in MMA with the sports-season format, where individual fighters compete in a Regular Season, Playoffs, and Championship each year. The combined roster of PFL and Bellator boasts 30% of its fighters independently world-ranked in the top 25 of their respective weight-class. PFL has an expansive global vision for the sport and is building the “Champions League of MMA” with PFL Europe, PFL MENA, and more international leagues in development. PFL leads in technology and innovation, with its proprietary PFL SmartCage, powering fight analytics, real-time betting, AI scoring, and a next-generation viewing experience. PFL is available on ESPN/ESPN+ in the U.S., DAZN in Canada and Europe and broadcast and streamed in 160 countries with 20 premium media distribution partners.

Professional Fighters League (PFL) is a global powerhouse in MMA and the fastest-growing sports league world-wide. PFL has five live fight franchises, offering year-round content: PFL League Season, PFL PPV Super Fights, PFL Challenger Series, PFL International Leagues, and Bellator. Founded in 2018, PFL is backed by major blue-chip investors including SRJ, Ares, Knighthead, Luxor Capital, Waverley Capital, Elysian Park Ventures, and numerous NBA, MLB, NHL, and MLS team owners. MMA is the growth sport business of this decade, with 650 million fans worldwide, the youngest audience demographic, and true global revenue streams.; Instagram (@PFLmma); Twitter (@PFLMMA); Facebook (/PFLmma)