The Experienced Fighters League (PFL), the 1st business to present MMA by a Regular Time, Playoffs and Championship format, nowadays declared that the 2021 PFL Time will start April 23 on ESPN2 in primetime. The remaining Regular Season gatherings will choose area on April 29, May possibly 6, June 10, June 17, and June 25. PFL will get started its 2021 time a thirty day period early as the league helps make its predicted return to action.
“We’re thrilled to announce an early start date for the 2021 PFL Season and we glimpse forward to building on the beneficial momentum knowledgeable in a historic initially year on ESPN,” stated PFL CEO Peter Murray. “In 2021, the PFL will provide an elevated, immersive, and interactive supporter viewing expertise incorporating expanded, actual-time fighter facts and analytics from our proprietary SmartCage technology, powering-the-scenes obtain, the return of ref cam, and extra. Our champions return seeking to gain an additional title, although a new crop of interesting new fighters will challenge for the leading place in MMA. Extra contenders will be unveiled in the lead-up to what we believe that will be the biggest period in PFL history.”
The 1st a few events of the Frequent Time will be each individual fighter’s 1st prospect to accumulate points towards a achievable Playoff berth. The 2nd half will establish Playoff seeding, Championship title bragging legal rights, and a million-greenback prize. Dates for the Playoffs and PFL Championship will be introduced at a later on date.
The 2021 PFL Period will function returning champions, which includes two-time Olympic Judo Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison and Welterweight Winner Ray Cooper III, and interesting new contenders this sort of as former Bellator winner Rory MacDonald, lightweights Johnny “Hollywood” Scenario and “The Canadian Gangster” Olivier Aubin-Mercier, reigning Courageous FC Featherweight Champion Bubba Jenkins, and extra.
Stay tuned for even more facts on the expected PFL 2021 time as particulars emerge.