Combat, a channel specializing in Globo Sport Fights, will exclusively screen the events of this season of the PFL in the ‘Professional Fighters League’ Brazil. Names such as American Anthony Pettis (former UFC Lightweight Champion), and newly hired Fabriso Verdem (former UFC Heavyweight Champion) will be involved in the organization’s events.
In addition to the two, other names of relevance in the fighting world are confirmed, among them ex-judoka and two-time US Olympic champion Kayla Harrison, Brazilian Cesar Mutante, Antonio Carlos ‘Cara de Sapato’.
– Our goal is to offer the best in the world of combat sports to enthusiastic spectators in Brazil. The Professional Fighters League strengthens our portfolio and makes us very excited about the opportunity to offer great content to Brazilian fans, who will, of course, join the competition and support the athletes – Combat Sports & Combat Channel The head of Rafael Gruenbaum says.
Played in a different format than the UFC, the PFL has a regular season and playoffs to define the champion in each of the six seasons. The first event of the 2021 season takes place on April 23, in New Jersey, in the United States, for the wings category in the presence of Brazilian Natan Schulte, a two-time lightweight champion, and Shamon Mores.