Serrano joins the PPV Super Fight Division alongside Francis Ngannou, Jake
Paul and Kayla Harrison on star-studded roster who will compete
in global mega events
NEW YORK (AUGUST 2, 2023) - The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most innovative sports league in the world, today announced an exclusive partnership with Amanda Serrano which will see her fight exclusively in MMA for the new PFL PPV Super Fight Division. She is the undisputed featherweight boxing champion of the world, the first ever fighter from Puerto Rico to become an undisputed world champion, a seven division world champion and one of the most influential combat sports athletes across the globe.
Amanda Serrano has always demonstrated incredible strength and punching power in the ring, leading to a 44-2-1 record with a staggering 30 KO’s and no other boxer in history has achieved her level of success in MMA and Jiu Jitsu. She will now step back into the cage again, holding a 2-0-1 MMA record, winning both of her career fights by submission. She also holds a 5-0 record in No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu with 4 submissions, showing off her full range of skills to be an elite MMA champion. Serrano’s last MMA bout was in 2021, a victory over Valentina Garcia by submission.
Serrano joins Francis Ngannou, Jake Paul and Kayla Harrison in the PFL PPV Super Fight Division, which was launched to forge true economic partnerships with MMA’s top superstars to compete in global mega events. Her debut in the PFL SmartCage and opponent will be announced at a future date. DAZN is a partner of PFL’s Super Fight Division and will distribute events on its PPV platform in Europe and other priority international markets.
"I joined the PFL PPV Super Fight Division because of their revolutionary format that empowers fighters like never before. The PFL's commitment to promoting high-profile, pay-per-view events with some of the biggest MMA stars in the world showcases an incredible opportunity to elevate my career to new heights and prove my ability beyond just the ring. I may be known for boxing, but I’ve always loved and trained in MMA and Jiu-Jitsu, knowing those skills would only add to my ability when going against any opponent,” said Amanda Serrano. “The League's commitment to gender equality, providing equal opportunities and recognition of female fighters, is also a driving force behind my decision. I can't wait to step back into the cage and deliver thrilling performances and unforgettable moments for fans around the world."
“I’m thrilled to announce undisputed world boxing champion Amanda Serrano as the next global superstar to join the PFL PPV Super Fight Division,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “Our fighter-first culture has attracted the world’s top athletes and we’re looking forward to seeing Amanda take on the sport of MMA with the PFL.”
“Amanda Serrano's decision to join the Professional Fighters League is a natural fit for one of the most accomplished combat sports stars in history,” said co-creators of the PFL PPV Super Fight Division, Nakisa Bidarian and Jake Paul. “The PFL's innovative format, coupled with its commitment to equal fighter-pay and elevating female fighters, provides Amanda with an unparalleled opportunity to showcase her MMA skills to the world. She’s a knockout queen in the ring and has shown to be a submission artist in the cage. Her addition to the PPV Super Fight Division is a testament to the growth and appeal of the League, further solidifying the PFL as the premier destination for MMA stars across the globe.”
PFL is the #1 fastest growing company in MMA and the #2 MMA company on a worldwide basis. PFL is the only league in MMA with the sports-season format, where individual fighters compete in a regular season, playoffs, and championship each year, making PFL a “win and advance” meritocracy like all other major sports. PFL fighter roster hails from over 20 countries and 25% of PFL fighters are independently ranked in the top 25 of their weight-class. The company leads in technology and innovation, with its proprietary PFL SmartCage powering real-time betting and next-gen viewing experience.
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Professional Fighters League (PFL) is the fastest growing and most innovative sports league. PFL is the #2 MMA company worldwide on all key metrics and the only with the sports-season format where individual fighters compete in Regular Season, Playoffs, and Championship. The Company has four global live fight franchises: PFL League Season, PFL Challenger Series, PFL PPV Super Fights, and PFL Europe.
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