Undercard Streams Exclusively on ESPN+
The richest night in MMA features world’s best fighters with six title fights, six belts
and $6 million on the line
Undefeated superstar Kayla Harrison seeks third PFL World Championship in main
event against Larissa Pacheco, with Biaggio Ali Walsh, grandson of Muhammad Ali,
making PFL debut
Multi-platinum recording artist Wiz Khalifa to perform live from Hulu Theater
at Madison Square Garden
Stream the 2022 PFL World Championship Exclusively on ESPN+ PPV
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NEW YORK (November 16, 2022) - The Professional Fighters League (PFL), fastest growing and most innovative sports league, hosts the 2022 PFL World Championship on Friday, November 25 at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The richest night in MMA will feature finalists facing off for six world titles and six $1 million champion’s purses. Tickets for the 2022 PFL World Championship are available now.
The PFL World Championship will stream exclusively on ESPN+ PPV ($49.99) at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT. ESPN+ will exclusively stream the undercard at 5:30 p.m. ET/ 2:30 p.m. PT. Pre-fight show coverage will start at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT on ESPN+.
Tickets for the PFL Championship are available here with prices ranging from $70 - $195 and VIP tickets available for $600.
The night’s main event features MMA superstar Kayla Harrison as she looks to win her third PFL Women’s Lightweight World Championship when she steps into the SmartCage against knockout artist Larissa Pacheco. Also on tap, British Featherweight Brendan Loughnane faces American Bubba Jenkins, a former Division 1 NCAA champion, both athletes will be looking for their first PFL World Championship and $1 million prize.
The richest night in MMA just got bigger as multi-platinum recording artist Wiz Khalifa returns to the PFL World Championship and will perform live from the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. Khalifa’s hit single “Million Dollar Moment” has become a de facto anthem for the Professional Fighters League.
“The 2022 PFL World Championship is set for Friday, November 25 and the stage doesn’t get any bigger than primetime on ESPN+ PPV live from New York City at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “We are excited to welcome Wiz Khalifa back to the PFL World Championship and look forward to delivering another world class event for MMA fans around the world. This is the night the PFL athletes have worked for all season, with six world title fights and $6 million on the line headlined by undefeated superstar Kayla Harrison, the stakes do not get higher.”
One of the most significant signings in PFL history, the grandson of Muhammad Ali, Biaggio Ali Walsh will make his PFL debut. Ali Walsh takes on Tom Graesser in a special amatuer attraction. Ali Walsh is a student of the famed Extreme Couture gym in Las Vegas and looks to continue his grandfathers combat sports legacy.
PFL World Championship Live November 25 on ESPN+ PPV and ESPN+ (all times ET)
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 advancing 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. PFL has live event coverage in 160 countries on leading distribution platforms and delivers a unique, innovative product to MMA fans around the world.
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 airs in the U.S on ESPN and ESPN+ and is broadcast and streamed worldwide to 160 countries, with partners including Channel 4, DirecTV, RMC Sport, Eurosport, Sky Sports, 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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