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MMA‘S PLAYOFFS ARE HERE: PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE UNVEILS 2021 SEMIFINAL BRACKETS

July 20, 2021

August is PFL’s Month with Three Win-Or-Go-Home Playoff Events as Final Four Fighters in Each Division Square off to Punch their Ticket for a Spot in six Million-Dollar World ChampionshipAl...

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE NAMES DEREK CHANG TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

June 28, 2021

Chang brings media expertise and international sports leadership to PFL MMA   NEW YORK (June 28, 2021) – The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most innovative sports league, today announced that Der...

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Success of 2021 Regular Season Reinforcing PFL’s Position As MMA’s No. 2

June 21, 2021

The 2021 regular season of the Professional Fighters League (PFL) has definitely lived up to the hype.   A little over halfway into the season, there have already been a number of memorable moments, from highly-anticipated debuts, st...

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE UPDATES PFL 6 CARD

June 19, 2021

PFL 6 Will Be Headlined by Baddest Woman on the Planet Kayla Harrison Who Will be Taking on Decorated Veteran Cindy Dandois With a Trip to the Playoffs on the LinePettis and Palmer Fights R...

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Professional Fighters League and Upper Deck Sign Multi-Year  Exclusive Trading Card and Memorabilia Deal 

June 16, 2021

The First PFL MMA Trading Card Products and Collectibles Will Showcase Superstars like Kayla Harrison, Anthony Pettis, Rory MacDonald, Ray Cooper III, Fabrico Werdum and Three-Division Boxing Champion Cla...

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE AND AIR FORCE RESERVE RENEW PARTNERSHIP FOR 2021 SEASON

June 15, 2021

New broadcast feature “Air Force Prep Point” to give fans look at fighters before their moment in the cage PFL MMA 5 takes place on Thursday, June 17 in...

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE PLAYOFF RESIDENCY BEGINS FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, CONTINUES ON AUGUST 19 AND 27, LIVE ON ESPN NETWORKS AND STREAMING PLATFORMS

June 8, 2021

Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood to Host PFL PlayoffsThe Road to PFL’s MMA World Championship Starts Here NEW YORK (June 8, 2021)

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE REVISES MATCHUPS IN HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION FOR PFL 6 ON JUNE 25

June 8, 2021

Fabricio Werdum and Mohammed Usman Out of 2021 PFL Regular Season Finale NEW YORK (June 7, 2021) – The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most innovative sp...

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE AND FANAPLY ANNOUNCE FIRST MMA ORGANIZATION NFTs IN HISTORY

June 3, 2021

PFL NFTs to be “one-of-a-kind moments“ for sports collectorsFirst NFT drops to commemorate PFL debuts of three world champions:Claressa Shields, Rory MacDonald, Kayla Harrison

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE ANNOUNCES FINAL REGULAR SEASON MMA MATCHUPS FOR HEAVYWEIGHTS AND WOMEN’S LIGHTWEIGHTS ON JUNE 25

June 1, 2021

Kayla Harrison, Fabricio Werdum, Ali Isaev, and Denis Goltsov featured in PFL 6 main card as they look to punch their ticket into the playoffsWin and advance, lose and go home tune in live on ESP...

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE APPOINTS COMBAT INDUSTRY POWERHOUSE NICOLE DUVA AS DIRECTOR OF LEGAL AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS

May 20, 2021

Duva will oversee all legal contracts and compliance as well as regulatory issues Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields to make her highly anticipated PFL debut on June 10 

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE ANNOUNCES FINAL REGULAR SEASON MATCHUPS FOR WELTERWEIGHTS AND LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS ON JUNE 17

May 19, 2021

Rory MacDonald, Ray Cooper III, and Emiliano Sordi featured in PFL 5 main card as they look to punch their ticket into the playoffs Win and advance, lose and go...

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE ANNOUNCES FINAL REGULAR SEASON MMA MATCHUPS FOR FEATHERWEIGHTS AND LIGHTWEIGHTS ON JUNE 10

May 13, 2021

Anthony Pettis, Bubba Jenkins, and Brendan Loughnane featured in PFL 4 main card as they look to punch their ticket into the playoffsWin and advance, lose and go home tune in live on ESPN2 and ES...

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MARSHAWN LYNCH JOINS PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE BEST-IN-CLASS OWNERSHIP GROUP 

April 29, 2021

PFL to launch “BeastMode® MMA Fighter of the Night” fan engagement activation for tonight’s eventFormer MMA world champion Rory MacDonald set to make highly anticipated PFL debut 

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WIZ KHALIFA JOINS PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE WORLD CLASS OWNERSHIP GROUP

April 22, 2021

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY® & Golden Globe nominated artist will also serve as PFL MMA brand, music and content advisorPFL 2021 season premieres this Friday, April...

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE EXPANDS GLOBAL REACH WITH NEW BROADCAST PARTNERSHIPS, SPANNING MORE THAN 160 TERRITORIES FOR 2021 SEASON

April 21, 2021

Bild in Germany and RMC Sport in France to distribute PFL’s Regular Season, Playoff and Championship Fights, as well as PFL Studios original programmingPFL 2021 season premieres on...

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DRAFTKINGS NAMED FIRST OFFICIAL SPORTSBOOK AND DAILY FANTASY PARTNER OF THE PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE 

April 20, 2021

DraftKings Will Leverage PFL’s Proprietary SmartCage Technology to Deliver Unique Prop Bets and Innovative Season-Driven Gaming Opportunities to Fans  PFL MMA 2021 season premieres on Frida...

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE TO LIVE STREAM CONTENT AND DISTRIBUTE REAL TIME HIGHLIGHTS ON TWITTER

April 19, 2021

Twitter to host Live Event Page for PFL fans to experience pre, during, and post-fight content PFL 2021 season premieres on Friday, April 23 in primetime across ESPN networks and streaming platforms...

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World’s Greatest Women’s Boxer Claressa Shields Set to Fight Brittney Elkin in Highly Anticipated Professional Fighters League MMA Debut June 10 on ESPN2

April 14, 2021

Shields begins MMA journey against jiu-jitsu specialist ElkinPFL 2021 season premieres on Friday, April 23 in primetime across ESPN networks and streaming platforms

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PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE ASK $PFL FAN TOKEN HOLDERS TO CHOOSE MAIN EVENT FOR SEASON KICKOFF 

April 9, 2021

NEW YORK (April 09th, 2021): The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing sports league in the world, is asking fans to choose the main event for the season kickoff event on April 23rd by using $PFL Fan Tokens on bl...

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