Published on April 24th, 2021 | by Dr. Jerry Doby


Professional Fighters League Kicks Off Highly Anticipated 2021 Season

The Professional Fighters League, the fastest growing and most innovative sports league in the world kicked off their highly-anticipated 2021 season, Friday, at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The night featured ten exciting bouts, which featured a handful of massive upsets, including Clay Collard edging out former UFC champion Anthony Pettis by Unanimous Decision in the main event. In the co-main event, Marcin Held handed two-time PFL Lightweight Champion Natan Schulte his first loss in the promotion, while highly-touted prospect Bubba Jenkins announced his arrival in the PFL featherweight division by defeating two-time PFL Featherweight champion Lance Palmer.

Additionally, Brendan Loughnane provided the season’s first highlight reel worthy-stoppage by knocking out Sheymon Moraes in the first round.

About Professional Fighters League
Professional Fighters League (PFL) is the first and only to present MMA in the sports-season format where individual fighters compete in Regular Season, Playoffs, and Championship.  PFL is the innovation leader with the PFL SmartCage delivering viewers on-screen fight analytics and real-time prop bets.  PFL Roster is second to none with 25% of its fighters ranked in the top 25 in their weight-class.  All PFL 2021 Season events are live in primetime on ESPN2/ESPN+ in the U.S. (typically on Thursdays), as well as on leading broadcast and streaming outlets in 160 countries worldwide.  For more info visit www.PFLmma.com and follow PFL on Instagram (@PFLmma), Twitter (@PFLMMA), and Facebook (/PFLmma).

Content courtesy of Professional Fighters League

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