PFL Signs Two-Year Deal With ESPN

Photo Credit: Ryan Loco/PFL

Photo Credit: Ryan Loco/PFL

PFL CEO Peter Murray announced that the Professional Fighters League has signed a two-year broadcast deal with ESPN. Murray made the announcement along with undefeated PFL star Kayla Harrison on ESPN’s Helwani Show.

Details of the deal include:

  • ESPN & ESPN+ become the exclusive media home of the PFL in the United States

  • All ten PFL events will are live across ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, and ESPN+

  • Regular Season: May - August (Thursday Nights)

  • Playoffs: October (ESPN2 & ESPN+)

  • PFL 2019 Championship: New Year’s Eve on ESPN2 & ESPN Deportes

It was also confirmed that Kayla Harrison will compete in the women’s lightweight tournament and there will be six weight-classes involved this season. Each weight-class will feature 12 participants with the tournament winners earning $1 million.

Source: http://www.espn.com/mma/story/_/id/26076504/professional-fighters-league-inks-two-year-broadcast-deal-espn

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