Tag Archives: Professional Fighters League
PFL 4 Weigh-ins: Lance Palmer, Jumabieke Tuerxun Set for Headliner

Utilizing a unique format, Professional Fighters League is starting to gain some traction. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

With $1 million playoff berths on the line, PFL boss expects fireworks for elimination round

If you’ve missed out on the Professional Fighters League’s first three events, PFL President Carlos Silva believes Thursday’s PFL 4 might just be the right time to jump on board.
“The …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

PFL President Carlos Silva: Stakes Are Even Higher for Fighters In the Next Few Events

Going into the first few events for the Professional Fighters League, everybody was talking about the chance to win the $1 million grand prize.
The fledgling mixed martial arts promotion set …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Ray Cooper III Avenges Father, Obliterates Jake Shields in Professional Fighters League

More than a decade after his father submitted to a rear-naked choke from Jake Shields at a Shooto Americas event in Honolulu, Ray Cooper III meted out some vengeance. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Professional Fighters League 3 – Live Results

Professional Fighters League 2 goes down tonight from Charles E. Smith Center in Washington DC. The card features exclusively Welterweights and Middleweights. Jake Shields will take on Ray Cooper III …read more

Source:: TopMMANews

PFL 3: Shields vs. Cooper III results and live discussion

Watch and discuss the third week of the 2018 regular season for the Professional Fighters League, starting at 5:30 PM ET/2:30 PM PT on July 5th. Week 3 of the …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Villefort brothers out to honor vale tudo legend — and father — at PFL

Many fighters have signed with the Professional Fighters League aiming to become a millionaire by the end of the year. Winning such a prize could be a life-changing opportunity for …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

PFL preview: Shields vs. Cooper III headlines solid card from DC

Plenty of talented fighters compete on an under-the-radar PFL card, live from the nation’s capital. Professional Fighters League keeps its schedule consistent this week, but unfortunately has an event staged …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Jake Shields excited about PFL playoff system: ‘There’s no politics’

When Jake Shields makes his Professional Fighters League 2018 season debut Thursday, he’ll be on the same playing field as everyone else.
That’s a new scenario for the 39-year-old fighter who …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Yuri Villefort lauds Professional Fighters League format ahead of PFL 3

Yuri Villefort hasn’t yet tried the Professional Fighters League’s format on for size. That happens tonight for the first time for him.
But even before he fights tough UFC veteran Rick …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

PFL 3's Louis Taylor fine fighting twice in one night; it's the no-elbows rule that bugs him

A lot of the conversation around the first season of the Professional Fighters League is the $1 million prize waiting for its winners. But, as hefty as that sum might …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Professional Fighters League 4 – July 19

Date: July 19, 2018
Venue: NYCB LIVE in Uniondale, N.Y
TV: NBCSN/Facebook
Fight Card:
145lbs- Lance Palmer (13-3) vs. Jumabieke Tuerxun (20-7-1)
145lbs- Andre Harrison (18-0) vs. Nazareno Malegarie (29-4)
265lbs- Francimar Barroso (20-7) vs. Jack …read more

Source:: TopMMANews

PFL 4 lineup announced for July 19 card

The featherweights and heavyweights of the Professional Fighters League will soon learn their playoff fates.
On Friday, the league announced its lineup for PFL 4, which takes place at the Nassau …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Sean O'Connell gives thanks to PFL for shot at two kinds of career resurgence

CHICAGO – Sean O’Connell thought he was probably done with his fighting career. Then the Professional Fighters League came along and gave him a boost not just in the cage, …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Islam Mamedov says Ramadan fasting affected him at PFL 2

CHICAGO – The way the Professional Fighters League’s point system works, getting a finish in the regular season instead of going to the judges’ scorecards could make the difference between …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

PFL 2: Full results, standings and highlights

Last night, the Professional Fighters League touched down in Chicago, Illinois with the second card of its inaugural season. This card featured light heavyweight and lightweight bouts.
In the main event, …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Kayla Harrison Wins MMA Debut, Will Brooks Dominates (PFL 2 Results)

Lightweights and light heavyweights were on display at Professional Fighters League 2 on Thursday with some familiar names and coming out on top and a two-time Olympic gold medalist making …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Thiago Tavares will appeal bizarre TKO loss at PFL 2

Thiago Tavares is still in pain after his PFL 2 loss to Robert Watley.
The longtime UFC veteran made his debut under the Professional Fighters League banner against the lightweight prospect …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Professional Fighters League 2 – Live Results

Professional Fighters League 2 goes down tonight from Chicago Theater in Chicago, Illinois. The card features exclusively Lightweights and Light-Heavyweights. Will Brooks and Luiz Firmino meet at Lightweight in the …read more

Source:: TopMMANews

PFL 2: Firmino vs. Brooks results and live discussion

Watch and discuss the second week of the 2018 regular season for the Professional Fighters League, starting at 5:30 PM ET/2:30 PM PT on June 21st. Week 2 of the …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Brazilian Training Partner of Colby Covington Chasing PFL’s Giant Prize

Natan Schulte is one of the Brazilians in the $1 million Professional Fighters League race. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

PFL 2 Weigh-in Pics, Video & Results: Will Brooks, Luiz Firmino Cleared for Headliner

Former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks is primed to resurrect his career in the Professional Fighters League, and his path starts on Thursday in Chicago against Luiz Firmino at …read more

Source:: Sherdog

PFL 2 ceremonial weigh-in highlights video: Things ready to heat up in Chicago

CHICAGO – The weigh-ins are in the books for the second Professional Fighters League show.
PFL 2 takes place Thursday at the historic Chicago Theatre on State Street in downtown Chicago. …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

PFL 2 weigh-in results and video: Firmino 154.5, Brooks 156

Check out the full weigh-in results and video for week 2 of the Professional Fighters League 2018 regular season. Week 2 of the Professional Fighters League 2018 regular season has …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

PFL 2 Weigh-in Video & Results: Will Brooks, Luiz Firmino Cleared for Headliner

Former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks is primed to resurrect his career in the Professional Fighters League, and his path starts on Thursday in Chicago against Luiz Firmino at …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Former Bellator MMA King Will Brooks Eyeing Championships in Professional Fighters League

The next chapter in former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks’ mixed martial arts career lies in Professional Fighters League. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Luiz Firmino doesn’t think PFL 2 opponent Will Brooks is ‘that tough’

Will Brooks makes his post-UFC debut in the main event of Professional Fighters League’s card Thursday night in Chicago, and Luis Firmino predicts a bad night for the former Bellator …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Kamaru Usman Clears The Air on Incident With Fans at PFL 1

Kamaru Usman has given his side of the story on a wild incident that occurred during a Professional Fighters League event. Last week, the PFL season opener took place inside …read more

Source:: MMANews

PFL 1 results, standings and highlights

Last night, the Professional Fighters League kickstarted its inaugural season with PFL 1, which went down inside the Hulu Theatre in Madison Square Garden. The event featured the opening rounds …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Professional Fighters League 1 – Live Results

Professional Fighters League 1 goes down tonight from The Hulu Theater at MSG in New York City. The event features Andre Harrison taking on Juma Tuerxun in the main event. …read more

Source:: TopMMANews

PFL 1 video: Kelvin Tiller crushes Caio Alencar with right hand

The first card of the reborn Professional Fighters League’s began with four fast finishes and Kelvin Tiller might have had the most impressive of them all.
“The Mama’s Boy” got off …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

PFL 1 results and live discussion

Watch and discuss the 2018 regular season opener for the Professional Fighters League, starting at 6 PM ET/3 PM PT on June 7th. The debut of the Professional Fighters League …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

PFL 1 Results: Harrison vs. Tuerxun

MMA Fighting has PFL 1: Harrison vs. Tuerxun results from the Professional Fighters League event June 7 at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, N.Y.
In …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

PFL 1 debut card official in New York after heavyweight musical chairs

After some lineup reshuffling, the debut Professional Fighters League card is official for Thursday in New York City.
At the weigh-ins today, some heavyweight fighters saw their opponents get switched up …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

MMA Vivi - PFL’s first event of the 2018 season

Zane Simon, Victor Rodriguez, and Eddie Mercado are back to break down the opening event of Professional Fighters League’s 2018 season. With picks for every fight on the card. It’s …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Jack May Plans to Just Be Himself Against Josh Copeland at Professional Fighters League

Though he was only able to get one bout in for 2017, heavyweight Jack May made the most of his singular opportunity.
Matched up with Dave Cryer at Bellator 170 in …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Professional Fighters League 3 – July 5

Date: July 5, 2018
Venue: Charles E. Smith Center in Washington D.C
TV: NBCSN/Facebook
Fight Card:
170lbs- Jake Shields (32-9-1) vs. Ray Cooper III (13-5)
170lbs- Abubakar Nurmagomedov (14-1) vs. Pavel Kusch (22-5)
170lbs- Rick …read more

Source:: TopMMANews

Professional Fighters League 2 – June 21

Date: June 21, 2018
Venue: Chicago Theatre in Chicago, Illinois
TV: Facebook/NBCSN
Fight Card:
155lbs- Luiz Firmino (20-8) vs. Will Brooks (18-4)
155lbs- Jason High (21-6) vs. Rashid Magomedov (20-2)
205lbs- Rakim Cleveland (18-9-1) vs. Rashid …read more

Source:: TopMMANews

Philipe Lins replaces injured Mike Kyle vs. Shawn Jordan at PFL 1

Shawn Jordan has a new opponent for his Professional Fighters League debut, as Philipe Lins replaces injured Mike Kyle at the June 7 card in New York, sources told MMA …read more

Source:: MMAFighting