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Claressa Shields gives update on timeframe for PFL debut

Boxer-turned-MMA fighter Claressa Shields gave an update as to when she will be making her mixed martial arts debut with PFL. Shields shocked many in the combat sports world when …read more

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Posted on January 22, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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James Vick among UFC, Bellator, PFL alumni set to fight on XMMA show in Florida

Regional promotion XMMA is working on its next event, and its lineup already features a handful of notable names.
Former UFC lightweight contender James Vick will compete in his first fight …read more

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Posted on January 14, 2021, 4:16 am By
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Anthony Pettis explains how the UFC’s “rat race” resulted in him signing with PFL

Newly-signed PFL lightweight Anthony Pettis explained how the UFC’s “rat race” resulted in him leaving the UFC and signing with PFL instead. Pettis shocked the MMA world when he announced …read more

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Posted on January 10, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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Anthony Pettis on PFL signing: I will become the ‘face of this company’

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Anthony Pettis plans to become the face of Professional Fighters League. It came as quite the shock when Anthony Pettis …read more

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Anthony Pettis explains UFC departure, plan to become ‘the face’ of PFL

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To steal a phrase from one his former co-workers, Anthony Pettis isn’t just here to take part, he’s here to takeover.
“Here” …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2021, 4:16 pm By
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Cris Cyborg down to fight PFL champion Kayla Harrison at lightweight

Bellator champion Cris Cyborg likes the idea of a potential showdown with PFL champion Kayla Harrison.
Cyborg, who holds Bellator’s women’s featherweight title, said she would like to face Harrison, the …read more

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UFC Unfiltered filters out mentions of PFL bound Anthony Pettis

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Oh, the irony. The UFC produces a bi-weekly podcast called UFC Unfiltered. But after these …read more

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Posted on January 8, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Anthony Pettis explains signing with PFL, relishes 'target on my back' going into season

Anthony Pettis had multiple reasons for joining the PFL upon the completion of his UFC contract.
Pettis (24-10), a former UFC and WEC lightweight champion, fought out the final bout on …read more

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Posted on January 7, 2021, 3:46 am By
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Anthony Pettis Wants To Enter Boxing Before Career Is Over

Anthony Pettis is a mainstay in MMA but revealed he is interested in crossing over to boxing. Pettis recently signed with PFL and set to be part of the 2021 …read more

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Posted on January 5, 2021, 6:16 pm By
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5 fights that could happen in the PFL in 2021

There’s a lot to look forward to when the Professional Fighters League (PFL) returns for its third season in April of 2021. While the PFL takes pride in its unique, …read more

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Anthony Pettis Wants To Enter Boxing Before Career Is Over

Anthony Pettis is a mainstay in MMA but revealed he is interested in crossing over to boxing. Pettis recently signed with PFL and set to be part of the 2021 …read more

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PFL's Larissa Pacheco warns Claressa Shields: 'MMA is a different world'

Larissa Pacheco isn’t intimidated by what Claressa Shields brings to the PFL, and she welcomes the signing.
Pacheco (13-4), a former UFC fighter and “The Ultimate Fighter” cast member, issued a …read more

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Editorial: Anthony Pettis to PFL is a win for everyone — even the UFC

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Everyone is a winner with Anthony Pettis headed to PFL Only a fool would claim Anthony Pettis lacks confidence. The …read more

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Claressa Shields explains why she signed with PFL over UFC

Three-division boxing champion Claressa Shields has explained why she decided to sign with the Professional Fighters League instead of the UFC. Shields, one of the best female boxers ever, has …read more

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Anthony Pettis Explains Decision to Sign With PFL

Anthony Pettis is not looking back after signing the contract to become the newest member of the PFL roster. Anthony Pettis’ free agency began with him earning a two-fight …read more

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Posted on December 27, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Anthony Pettis Explains Decision to Sign With PFL

Anthony Pettis is not looking back after signing the contract to become the newest member of the PFL roster. Anthony Pettis’ free agency began with him earning a two-fight …read more

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Posted on December 27, 2020, 3:46 pm By
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Anthony Pettis on PFL signing: ‘Today is one of the best days in my life’

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Anthony Pettis says signing with PFL was one of the best days of his life. It came as quite the …read more

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Posted on December 27, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Claressa Shields reveals timeline for PFL debut, wants to prove ‘doubters’ wrong that a boxer can find success in MMA

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For all the accomplishments Claressa Shields has earned during her athletic career, the two-time Olympic gold medalist and multi-weight class …read more

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Posted on December 25, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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MMA Junkie Radio #3116: Rob Hewitt talks World MMA Awards; Anthony Pettis to PFL; much more

The Christmas Eve edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode 3,116, Rob Hewitt of Fighters Only magazine joined the show to discuss the …read more

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Posted on December 25, 2020, 1:46 am By
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Former UFC champ Anthony Pettis signs with PFL for 2021 season

Less than 24 hours after giving notice that he was going to explore free agency, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis inked a new deal. He will be fighting under …read more

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Posted on December 24, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Report: Pettis signs with PFL

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Looks like Natan Schulte will have some serious competition if he hopes to 3-peat as the reigning PFL lightweight tournament …read more

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Posted on December 23, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Former UFC champion Anthony Pettis signs with PFL

It didn’t take long for Anthony Pettis to find a new home: “Showtime” is coming to the PFL.
Pettis, the former UFC and WEC lightweight champion, will join the PFL for …read more

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Posted on December 23, 2020, 9:46 pm By
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Former UFC champion Anthony Pettis to join PFL roster for 2021 season

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It didn’t take long for former UFC champion Anthony Pettis to find a new fighting home.
One day after he announced his …read more

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Posted on December 23, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Sources: Lightweight Pettis, PFL agree to terms

Former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has agreed to a new multi-fight deal with Professional Fighters League, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Anthony Pettis signs with PFL

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has decided to take his talents over to PFL, signing with the promotion as a free agent. Pettis announced on Tuesday that he had …read more

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Posted on December 23, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Kayla Harrison proud of Claressa Shields for making transition to MMA: 'Sky's the limit for her'

Kayla Harrison is excited to have Claressa Shields as part of the PFL roster.
Shields, a boxing champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist, signed a deal with PFL last month and …read more

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PFL champ Kayla Harrison's Titan FC 66 bout canceled after Jozette Cotton's bad weight cut

Kayla Harrison won’t be getting in one more fight in 2020, after all.
Harrison, the 2019 PFL women’s lightweight champion, had her bout at Titan FC 66 canceled after opponent Jozette …read more

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Posted on December 16, 2020, 7:46 pm By
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PFL champ Kayla Harrison to fight once more in 2020

Reigning PFL women’s lightweight champion Kayla Harrison will compete one more time before she closes the door on the year 2020. Harrison, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in judo, steps …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Claressa Shields explains why she joined PFL over UFC and her frustrations with the current state of boxing

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Claressa Shields isn’t making the move from boxing to MMA just for a paycheck.
The two-time Olympic gold medalist, who is …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Clay Collard will put boxing aside during PFL chase but wants belts in both sports

Claressa Shields may have some competition in the race for crossover champion status.
While the two-time Olympic gold medalist made waves with her recent PFL signing, the promotion already has another …read more

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Posted on December 11, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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Boxer and PFL fighter Clay Collard rips Jake Paul: ‘I’d love to smash that guy’s face … he’s a joke’

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As Clay Collard prepares for his return to the boxing ring on Saturday night while simultaneously getting ready …read more

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Posted on December 10, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Report: Multiple promotions now interested in signing Yoel Romero

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Multiple promotions have reached out to Yoel Romero following initial reports that Bellator and PFL rejected the UFC veteran. Multiple …read more

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PFL Champ Kayla Harrison Gets Booked At Titan 66

Kayla Harrison will fight for the second time in 2020. The reigning PFL lightweight champion was vocal about his disappointment in the promotion for not staging events. However, Harrison, her …read more

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Posted on December 8, 2020, 11:46 pm By
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Fan-favorite Clay Collard ready for PFL, boxing success

If there is one thing Clay Collard wants you to remember when he leaves the cage or boxing ring, it is that he gave everything he had. Collard, who will …read more

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Kayla Harrison set to compete in rematch in Titan FC

PFL women’s lightweight champion Kayla Harrison is set to compete in a rematch against Jozette Cotton in Titan FC next week. Harrison is still a member of the PFL roster …read more

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Morning Report: Bellator, PFL reportedly not interested in Yoel Romero, Bare Knuckle FC says he’d be ‘a welcome addition’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Over the weekend, the UFC shocked fans by releasing fifth-ranked middleweight Yoel Romero. The news came as a surprise in part …read more

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Report: Bellator, PFL reject Romero signing, BKFC ‘very interested’

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As two organizations close their doors, one is already opening theirs for Yoel Romero. Following his recent UFC release, former …read more

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PFL champ Kayla Harrison faces Jozette Cotton at Titan FC 66 on Dec. 17

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PFL lightweight champion Kayla Harrison will get another fight in before 2020 comes to close.
Harrsion will face Jozette Cotton in a …read more

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PFL champ Harrison to face Cotton on Dec. 17

Kayla Harrison is set to face Jozette Cotton in a 155-pound contest at Titan FC 66 on Dec. 17. …read more

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PFL champion Kayla Harrison books rematch vs. Jozette Cotton at Titan FC 66

Kayla Harrison made it clear she wanted a second fight before the year ended, and that’s what she’s getting.
Harrison, the 2019 PFL women’s lightweight champion, is set to fight Jozette …read more

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Claressa Shields Eyes Future Bout Against Kayla Harrison in PFL

Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields has every intention of taking her time in her transition to MMA, but there is a certain somebody she expects to meet during her …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2020, 11:46 pm By
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PFL champ Harrison to face Cotton on Dec. 18

Kayla Harrison is set to face Jozette Cotton in a 155-pound contest at Titan FC 66 on Dec. 18. …read more

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Posted on December 7, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Report | Bellator and PFL not interested in Yoel Romero

Following his release from the UFC, middleweight Yoel Romero is reportedly drawing no interest from Bellator or PFL on the free-agent market. Romero was surprisingly released by the world’s leading …read more

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Conor McGregor sends advice, encouragement to PFL-bound Claressa Shields

Former two-division UFC champ Conor McGregor has some words of advice for boxing star Claressa Shields, who will transition to MMA under the PFL banner in 2021. Shields, a three-division …read more

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Video: Flying knees, high kicks and wrestling: Claressa Shields joins Jackson Wink MMA

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Olympic gold medalist and champion boxer Claressa Shields has joined Jackson Wink MMA in advance of her PFL debut, and …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Claressa Shields starts training at JacksonWink ahead of PFL debut in 2021

Claressa Shields has found an MMA camp ahead of her Professional Fighters League debut in 2021. Shields, who is arguably the best female boxer in the world shocked many when …read more

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Fabricio Werdum Explains Decision to Sign With PFL

Fabricio Werdum loves the idea of competing multiple times a year, and he signed with the promotion that is best suited for this preference: the PFL. Fabricio Werdum has been …read more

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Posted on December 3, 2020, 4:46 am By
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Fabricio Werdum reveals why he chose to sign with PFL and his place among the all-time best heavyweights

Fabricio Werdum had a lot of options for his new fighting home after finishing his recent contract with the UFC.
The former heavyweight champion talked about possibly going to Bellator for …read more

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‘Women’s boxing isn’t treated equally’ - Claressa Shields explains MMA move

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Claressa Shields opened up about her decision to dive into MMA through PFL. On Monday night, undefeated boxing champion Claressa …read more

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Posted on December 2, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Henry Cejudo responds to challenge from Kayla Harrison: “You’ll bend the knee within round one”

Former two-weight UFC champion Henry Cejudo has issued a somewhat light-hearted response to PFL star Kayla Harrison’s open challenge. Harrison, who is 8-0 since beginning her professional mixed martial arts …read more

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Claressa Shields opens up on decision to join PFL, potential Kayla Harrison fight in future

Claressa Shields will make her MMA debut next year, but she won’t completely transition away from boxing.
Shields, the undisputed women’s middleweight champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist, has signed a …read more

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Boxing great Claressa Shields signs with PFL to start MMA career

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The undefeated fighter will make her professional MMA debut in 2021. In late 2019, three-division world boxing champion and …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Real or not: Boxing champ Claressa Shields will be a success in MMA

Will the best female boxer on the planet succeed in the PFL? Our panel weighs in. …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2020, 1:46 pm By
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