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PFL puts 2020 season on hold due to coronavirus pandemic

Add the PFL to the list of promotions putting schedules on hold due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.
The company’s format of regular season, playoff, and championship rounds, unique to major …read more

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Posted on March 31, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Will Brooks signs with ARES FC

Will Brooks | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

The lightweight standout also competed in PFL’s 2018 season and is now set to make his debut …read more

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Posted on March 30, 2020, 9:46 pm By
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UFC return possible, but Taisumov looking at PFL, KSW and ACA

Mairbek Taisumov | Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports

The Chechen lightweight’s contract with the world’s largest MMA promotion recently expired, so he’s taking a look at all the options on …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2020, 10:46 pm By
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PFL champ Kayla Harrison thinks she may have to move to featherweight one day

Kayla Harrison is already a PFL champion less than two years in to her MMA career, but thinks she’ll eventually have to make some changes to cement her legacy.
Harrison (7-0 …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Jordan Young happy to sign with PFL: 'I got the short end of the stick' with Bellator

As Jordan Young looks ahead to the next chapter of his career with PFL, he has mixed feelings about his time with Bellator.
Young (11-1) spent the past three years and …read more

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Posted on March 23, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Olivier Aubin-Mercier: PFL title money would surpass earnings of 12-fight UFC career

Olivier Aubin-Mercier’s stay with the UFC lasted more than five years, but after signing with PFL as a free agent, the Canadian is excited to experience something new.
PFL is on …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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Louis Taylor says life changes after winning $1 million in PFL playoffs

LAS VEGAS – Louis Taylor became a millionaire when he won the PFL’s playoff final, which naturally drew plenty of people from out of the woodwork.
Taylor won the middleweight playoffs …read more

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Posted on March 20, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Bubba Jenkins learned lessons abroad ahead of PFL deal

LAS VEGAS – Bubba Jenkins is excited for the opportunity to compete on American soil again.
The Brave CF featherweight champion recently signed with PFL and will participate in the upcoming …read more

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Posted on March 20, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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PFL's Jeremy Kennedy not bitter about fighting two opponents who failed drug tests in same night

LAS VEGAS – Since drug testing’s inception in MMA, fighters have voiced their agitation and aggravation if an opponent fails a post-fight drug test.
PFL featherweight Jeremy Kennedy had two of …read more

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Posted on March 20, 2020, 12:46 am By
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Level Change Podcast 63: UFC Brasilia, Coronavirus impact, PFL signings

Level Change Podcast | June M. Williams

Episode 63 discussion: How Covid-19 is affecting the sport, UFC Brasilia, new fight bookings, PFL signings, Brian Ortega slaps three people at …read more

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PFL announces more free agent signings, including Tom Lawlor

PFL has announced more signings for its third season, including a pair of former UFC middleweights in Tom Lawlor and Cezar Ferreira. PFL promised it would sign a number of …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Ex-UFC light heavyweight Tom Lawlor joins PFL roster

Add Tom Lawlor to the list of UFC veterans that will take part in PFL’s next season.
Lawlor, 36, will compete in the promotion’s 205-pound division, joining fellow former UFC fighter …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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MMA fighter, wrestler Lawlor makes jump to PFL

Former UFC fighter “Filthy” Tom Lawlor recently signed with the PFL, telling Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show that he feels as if he has been given a “golden lottery ticket” to …read more

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Posted on March 11, 2020, 8:46 pm By
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Mohammed Usman: Signing with PFL 'made sense' over UFC, Bellator and ONE

Mohammed Usman admits he was caught off guard when the PFL reached out to his team about joining the roster for the 2020 season.
Usman (6-1 MMA) said the promotion wasn’t …read more

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Posted on March 11, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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PFL announces 10 new signings for 2020 season

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) promised some new signings for the upcoming 2020 season, and so far, the organization is delivering. On Tuesday, the league officially confirmed 10 new free …read more

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Posted on March 10, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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New 2020 PFL roster additions include Marcin Held, Cindy Dandois, Mohammed Usman

Marcin Held | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Several notable names are joining the roster for the PFL’s upcoming 2020 season.
The league announced Tuesday that the following fighters will compete …read more

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PFL's 2020 class includes several UFC vets

The PFL announced its class for the 2020 season and it includes several UFC and Bellator veterans including Johnny Case, Marcin Held and Bubba Jenkins. …read more

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PFL champion Lance Palmer happy to take the Eddie Alvarez path in his MMA career

LAS VEGAS – For most fighters, the goal is simple: Get into either the UFC and Bellator, then fight your way to a title. But Lance Palmer has chosen to …read more

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PFL champ Kayla Harrison targets Sarah Kaufman fight ahead of 2020 season

LAS VEGAS – Kayla Harrison might now be a millionaire, but don’t think for a moment it’s changed her approach – or her desire to win – ahead of the …read more

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Level Change Podcast 62: UFC 248, Benavidez-Figueiredo 2 in the works

Level Change Podcast | June M. Williams

Episode 62 discussion: Benavidez-Figueiredo 2 in the works, AJ McKee knee injury, new fight bookings, Olivier Aubin-Mercier to PFL, UFC 248 predictions …read more

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Video: Watch Pro Fighters Pick UFC 248 Main- And Co-Main Event Winners

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Stars from UFC, PFL and beyond break down the UFC 248 main event title clash between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero, as well as …read more

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Former UFC lightweight Olivier Aubin-Mercier signs with PFL

Olivier Aubin-Mercier (center) | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC veteran Olivier Aubin-Mercier is the latest addition to the PFL roster.
The league announced Wednesday that the 31-year-old Canadian has been …read more

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Posted on March 5, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Ex-UFC lightweight Olivier Aubin-Mercier signs with PFL

Olivier Aubin-Mercier has found a new home.
The former UFC lightweight announced Wednesday night on ESPN that he will join the PFL’s 155-pound division.
Aubin-Mercier (11-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC) has lost his …read more

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Posted on March 5, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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Canadians in Combat – March 2020

Top MMA News will be focusing exclusively on Canadian MMA and taking a step back from posting UFC, Bellator, PFL and other fight cards unless they take place in the …read more

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Posted on March 3, 2020, 8:16 am By
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PFL announces all six champions returning for 2020 season

Ryan Loco, PFL

All six champions who competed in the PFL in 2019 will return to defend their crowns in 2020.
The promotion announced the news on Monday ahead of …read more

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Posted on March 2, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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All six PFL champions to return for 2020 season

The Professional Fighters League announced Monday that all six of its 2019 champions will return for the upcoming 2020 season. …read more

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Posted on March 2, 2020, 7:46 pm By
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Lance Palmer explains his decision to return to PFL while refusing to take a ‘pay cut’ to fight elsewhere

Ryan Loco

Lance Palmer knows he can compete with the best fighters in the UFC and Bellator, but he’s not going to sacrifice his bank account to prove it.
The …read more

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Posted on March 2, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Shooto Brazil results, videos: Mariana Morais wins one-night GP with brutal KO, signs with PFL

Mariana Morais won a pair of fights on Sunday night to secure a contract with PFL. | Marcell Fagundes, Shooto Brazil

Shooto Brazil held a one-night lightweight tournament Sunday …read more

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Show Money 32: Wilder-Fury 2, $300 mil UFC dividend payment, PFL co-founder interview

June M. Williams

The Show Money crew is back to spew their sometimes educated, sometimes random theories on the only show exclusively dedicated to the business of MMA. The …read more

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Posted on February 25, 2020, 7:46 pm By
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Arlovski meets PFL champ Philipe Lins at UFC Oklahoma City

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Heavyweights Andrei Arlovski and Philipe Lins will square off on May 2. The Professional Fighters League heavyweight Grand Prix winner is …read more

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Sources: Ex-PFL champ Lins signs with UFC

Philipe Lins, the former PFL champion, has signed a deal with the UFC and he will fight former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski at UFC Oklahoma City on May 2, …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Andrei Arlovski faces former PFL champ Philipe Lins at UFC Oklahoma City

Andrei Arlovski | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Andrei Arlovski is staying busy.
Having fought at least three times a year since 2016, the former heavyweight champion is set to make …read more

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2018 PFL champion Philipe Lins joins UFC, meets Andrei Arlovski at UFC Oklahoma City

Philipe Lins won a PFL championship in 2018. Now the Brazilian big man sets his sights on UFC gold.
Lins (14-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has signed with the UFC and is …read more

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PFL partners with Russian promotion linked to fight fixing & assaulting peaceful protestors 

Karim Zidan delves into the PFL’s questionable partnership with RCC, a promotion linked to fight fixing and an attack on protestors. Last month, the Professional Fighters League (PFL) announced …read more

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Posted on February 20, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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Fighters Pick Fights - Paul Felder vs. Dan Hooker - UFC Auckland

June M. Williams

In this exclusive SBN MMA Feature, Bloody Elbow Interviewer, Shakiel ‘Shak’ Mahjouri speaks with top-ranked MMA stars from UFC, PFL and beyond, who break down and …read more

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Starting 2020 on a winning note, Chris Curtis wants another shot in PFL tournament

There’s no denying that 2019 was probably the roughest year of welterweight Chris Curtis’ career. In three bouts last year, Curtis suffered three straight losses, which was quite a shock …read more

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Posted on February 14, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Predictions! Watch Fighters Pick ‘Rio Rancho’ Fights

Sarah Stier-USA TODAY Sports

Stars from UFC, Bellator, PFL and beyond break down the UFC Fight Night 167 main event rematch between Corey Anderson and Jan Blachowicz. Mixed martial …read more

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Justin Willis signs with PFL

Former UFC heavyweight contender Justin Willis has signed a new contract with PFL and will be part of the promotion’s next heavyweight tournament.
Willis signing with PFL was first confirmed by …read more

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Posted on February 11, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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UFC vet Justin Willis signs with PFL, looks forward to being ‘on a different level’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former UFC heavyweight Justin Willis has signed with the PFL for its third season.
Willis, and a person with knowledge of his new contract, confirmed …read more

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Posted on February 11, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Former UFC heavyweight Justin Willis signs with PFL

Justin Willis has a new home.
The former UFC fighter has agreed to terms with PFL and is expected to compete in the promotion’s 2020 heavyweight season for a chance at …read more

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Posted on February 11, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Photo | Rory MacDonald training with Robbie Lawler ahead of PFL debut

Former UFC welterweight rivals Rory MacDonald and Robbie Lawler have recently been training together at Hard Knocks 365 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
MacDonald has been on vacation this week with his …read more

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PFL announces lightweight qualifier tournament at RCC event in Russia

PFL President Ray Sefo | PFL

The PFL has announced its third International Qualifier Series event.
In partnership with Russian Cagefighting Championship, the league will host a four-man tournament at …read more

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Shooto Brazil announces one-night, four-woman lightweight ‘Road to the PFL’ tournament for March

Dayana Silva ie one of the four women slated to compete at the one-night tournament in March. | Renatta Maria, Shooto Brazil

Shooto Brazil will host a one-night tournament …read more

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Posted on February 5, 2020, 1:16 am By
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