Professional Fighters League Releases Full Roster & 2018 Schedule
By FCF Staff
The Professional Fighters League has released the complete roster and schedule for the promotions’ upcoming season, which will get underway on June 21st.
In a recent release posted on the official PFL site, it confirmed that:
The 2018 PFL season will feature 126 fights in seven regular-season events, a bracket-style ”win or go home” playoff, and a $10 million post-season prize pool—the largest tournament prize pool in the history of MMA. The season will begin with 12 athletes in each of six different weight-classes. Eight fighters from each class will earn their way into the playoff round, and one fighter in each division will earn the title of champion.
All competitors will have to win two fights in one evening during the playoff round to advance to the championship event. Six fighters will take home a 2018 PFL championship belt and a $1 million purse.
The schedule and roster for the PFL’s 2018 season is as follows:
Thursday, June 21: Chicago Theater, Chicago, IL
Thursday, July 5: GWU Smith Center, Washington, D.C.
Thursday, July 19: Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, NY
Thursday, August 2: Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, NY
Thursday, August 16: Ocean Resort Casino, Atlantic City, NJ
Thursday, August 30: Ocean Resort Casino, Atlantic City, NJ
Friday, October 5: Playoff Event (Venue and City TBA)
Saturday, October 13: Playoff Event (Venue and City TBA)
Saturday, October 20: Playoff Event (Venue and City TBA)
Monday, December 31: Championship Event (Venue and City TBA)
Featherweight (145 lbs)
Lightweight (155 lbs)
Welterweight (170 lbs)
Middleweight (185 lbs)
Light Heavyweight (205 lbs)
Heavyweight (265 lbs)