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PFL NEWS

Ray Sefo’s Breakdown of PFL 1, 2021: Lightweights and Featherweights

April 19, 2021

The third season of the Professional Fighters League kicks off on Friday, April 23, from the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. The season will consist of 10 ev...

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(GMA) Boxing champ Claressa Shields takes on MMA, equal pay in boxing

April 16, 2021

Claressa Shields is a force to be reckoned with.   At 26 years old, Shields is a powerhouse inside the boxing ring as the first undisputed champion in two different weight classes during the four-belt era.   Now ready f...

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Fighter Spotlight: Anthony Pettis

April 16, 2021

“Showtime” — a moniker befitting a fighter who shines when the lights are their brightest. Someone who electrifies the crowd with every strike thrown.“The lights come on and I turn into somebody else,” said 34-year-old

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(SportBusiness) Eleven picks up PFL rights in Portugal

April 15, 2021

Mixed martial arts organization the Professional Fighters League has agreed a rights deal in Portugal with pay-television broadcaster Eleven. Under the agreement announced today (Thursday) and covering the 2021 season, the PFL has named Ele...

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(ESPN) PFL 2021: Regular season standings

April 15, 2021

The PFL has six weight classes, with each fighter competing twice during the regular season. There are 10 fighters in each division, and the top four fighters in each division -- heavyweight, light heavyweight, welterweight, lightweight, featherwe...

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(ESPN) What you need to know about the PFL

April 15, 2021

The Professional Fighters League made its debut in 2018 with a format intended to feel familiar for sports fans as a way to bring a new audience to combat sports. There is a regular season with standings, then playoffs, and to cap it all off, the...

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(AP) Claressa Shields to make MMA debut with PFL on June 10

April 15, 2021

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields has a date and an opponent for her mixed martial arts debut with the Professional Fighters League.   Shields will fight Brittney Elkin on June 10, the promotio...

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PFL 2021 Season: Everything You Need to Know

April 12, 2021

It’s back! The Professional Fighters League (PFL) kicks off its explosive third season on Friday, April 23. Let’s take a look at the details and key changes for the upc...

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(SportBusiness) PFL expands Asia reach by securing broadcast deal with Vietnam’s FPT TV

April 9, 2021

The Professional Fighters League has secured a media rights deal with Vietnamese sports network FPT TV for the 2021 season, expanding the mixed martial arts organization’s distribution in Asia. The network will carry each PFL event acr...

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(Essentially Sports) Anthony Pettis Sets His Sight on Becoming a PFL Champion

April 8, 2021

Anthony Pettis has climbed the mountain throughout his career.From winning gold in both the WEC and UFC, to becoming the only fighter to grace the cover of Wheaties, “Showtime” has always been a marquee player in the sport....

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(Miami Herald) Moving from Canada to South Florida is cool for this new PFL and Sanford MMA fighter

April 1, 2021

Rory “Red King” MacDonald grew-up in hockey rich Canada. Starting at a young age on the ice, he grew tired of the sport and as a young teen transitioned to martial arts, his true first love.A goal scorer, a center, in youth hockey, Mac...

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(Sky Sports) Claressa Shields is training with Holly Holm and Jon Jones ahead of MMA debut with Professional Fighters League

April 1, 2021

Claressa Shields has vowed to become a multi-sport great as she prepares for her MMA debut with Professional Fighters League.The 'Greatest Woman of All-Time' became the first boxer to become undisputed in two divisions in the four-belt...

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(Fox News) NFL legend Ray Lewis tackling new challenge – the Professional Fighters League

April 1, 2021

The Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker, 12-time Pro Bowler and two-time Super Bowl champion is teaming up with the Professional Fighters League (PFL) in a new role aimed at advancing the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA)."There’s not...

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(AWFUL ANNOUNCING) The Professional Fighters League’s fubo Sports Network show PFL Vault is moving to a primetime slot on Fridays

March 31, 2021

An interesting approach from a newer league has been the Professional Fighters League’s focus on studio content. The MMA promotion was one of the first leagues to call off their 2020 season entirely amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, doing so last Apri...

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(Insider) Former 3-time UFC title challenger Kenny Florian joins PFL commentary booth ahead of season opener April 23

March 31, 2021

The former three-time UFC title challenger Kenny Florian will join PFL's commentary team ahead of the rising MMA firm's season opener April 23."Breaking down MMA fights and high-level martial arts techniques is what I enjoy most, and I...

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(VARIETY) Sugar23, Professional Fighters League Partner on New Studio

March 25, 2021

The Professional Fighters League and Sugar23 have partnered together on a new studio. The partnership will focus on two main areas — producing mixed martial arts (MMA) content that will not air live, as well as creating entertainment opportunities...

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PFL 2021 lightweight preview: Will Anthony Pettis surpass two-time champ Natan Schulte?

March 23, 2021

Anthony Pettis has been a champion in two MMA promotions, most notably the most star-studded in the world, the UFC. He has defeated many of the greatest lightweights in the sport, including others who also have worn the gold. The man has been on t...

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(heavy.) Showtime for PFL’s Bubble: ‘I Love That’

March 23, 2021

It’s almost “Showtime” for Anthony Pettis and the rest of the competition headed to Atlantic City next month, and the MMA superstar is feeling a mixture of emotions heading into his Professional Fighters League (PFL) debut against Clay Collard on...

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(sportskeeda) PFL announces 4-part documentary series on MMA legend Randy Couture, set to feature multiple UFC icons

March 23, 2021

The first episode of the four-part documentary series detailing Randy Couture's life and MMA career will air on Saturday, March 20, at 2:30 PM ET on ESPN."The Randy Couture Story," produced by the Professional Fighters League (PFL) and...

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PFL APPOINTS THE SASHA GROUP – A VAYNERX COMPANY – AS DIGITAL MARKETING AGENCY OF RECORD

March 17, 2021

The full-service agency will help drive brand awareness and new audiences for PFL  NEW YORK (March 17, 2021) — The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most i...

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