Claressa Shields To Make MMA Debut At June 10th PFL Card

The long-awaited MMA debut of boxing prizefighter and gold medalist Claressa Shields is set to happen on June 10th against Brittany Elkin, as announced by the promotion Wednesday. The fight joins a PFL event that is set to happen at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, where the entire 2021 PFL … Continue reading Claressa Shields To Make MMA Debut At June 10th PFL Card

David Michaud Announces Withdrawal From PFL Fight, Retirement ‘Unless Anything Changes’ With Heart Condition

Medical issues recently discovered on David Michaud have forced him to retire from MMA and withdraw from his upcoming PFL fight, as announced on Thursday. Michaud addressed the public through Twitter on Thursday, saying he was diagnosed with a "congenital bicuspid aortic valve with dilated aortic root." Per Michaud, this puts him at risk of … Continue reading David Michaud Announces Withdrawal From PFL Fight, Retirement ‘Unless Anything Changes’ With Heart Condition

Alexander Martinez Replaces Johnny Case In April 23rd PFL Bout

UPDATE 4/6/21 3:51PM EDT:¬†Article updated with public statement from Johnny Case. Alexander Martinez will replace Johnny Case in a matchup against Loik Radzhabov at PFL's April 23rd event, as announced by the promotion Tuesday. The fight joins a card that will happen at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. The change … Continue reading Alexander Martinez Replaces Johnny Case In April 23rd PFL Bout

Raush Manfio Replaces Olivier Aubin-Mercier At April 23rd PFL Event

Former UFC fighter Olivier Aubin-Mercier has been removed from PFL's April 23rd lineup, being replaced by Raush Manfio in a lightweight bout against Joilton Lutterbach. The promotion officially announced the change on Tuesday. It is not known currently why Aubin-Mercier was pulled from the lineup. The new matchup joins PFL's first event of the year, … Continue reading Raush Manfio Replaces Olivier Aubin-Mercier At April 23rd PFL Event

Fabricio Werdum and Kayla Harrison Among Names Announced For May 6th PFL Card

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum is scheduled to headline PFL's May 6th card, fighting Renan Ferreira at the season opener for the heavyweight and lightweight divisions. PFL's May 6th card will take place at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. The fight will be done behind closed doors as part … Continue reading Fabricio Werdum and Kayla Harrison Among Names Announced For May 6th PFL Card

Antonio Carlos Junior Signs With PFL, Becomes Late Entrant Into Light Heavyweight Roster

Former UFC fighter Antonio Carlos Junior has signed with the PFL, becoming a late entrant into the promotion's light heavyweight season. News of Carlos Junior's entrance into the 2021 season was first reported by John Morgan of MMA Junkie. Carlos Junior will get his first fight on April 29th against fighting Tom Lawlor. He will … Continue reading Antonio Carlos Junior Signs With PFL, Becomes Late Entrant Into Light Heavyweight Roster

PFL Announces Ocean Casino Resort As Regular Season Bubble Venue

PFL's six regular-season events have been announced to take place at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. The promotion will look to provide a "state-of-the-art bubble" that protects fighters from COVID-19, per a statement on Thursday. The venue will host the promotion's events from April to June. The Ocean Casino Resort's … Continue reading PFL Announces Ocean Casino Resort As Regular Season Bubble Venue

Matchups Announced For PFL’s April 29th Welterweight and Light Heavyweight Showcase

The lineup for PFL's welterweight and light heavyweight season was set on Tuesday. The first event for the two weight classes will take place on April 29th, with former UFC fighter and Bellator Champion Rory MacDonald competing in the main event against David Michaud. The fight headlines a card that does not have a confirmed … Continue reading Matchups Announced For PFL’s April 29th Welterweight and Light Heavyweight Showcase

Eight Signings Complete PFL’s 2021 Season Lineup

PFL announced a wave of signings recently that filled the gaps left in the roster for their 2021 season. The eight names complete the welterweight, light heavyweight, featherweight and lightweight divisions. Tibau, Kunchenko and Ponet Join Welterweight Class Former UFC fighters Gleison Tibau and Alexey Kunchenko are scheduled to join PFL's welterweight class along with … Continue reading Eight Signings Complete PFL’s 2021 Season Lineup

PFL Announces Lightweight and Featherweight Matchups For April 23rd Card

PFL has announced the lineup for their first event of 2021, which will see the promotion's lightweight and featherweight divisions kick off their season. The April 23rd event will be the first of six regular-season events being held by the promotion. The location for PFL 1 is not known currently. Former UFC Champ Pettis To … Continue reading PFL Announces Lightweight and Featherweight Matchups For April 23rd Card