Professional Fighters League

PFL is an American mixed martial arts league that presents MMA for the first time in the sport-season format where individual fighters control their own destiny, competing in a Regular Season, Playoffs, and Championship.

PFL is the first major MMA organization in which individual athletes compete in a regular season, post-season, and championship, rather than on a year-round basis.

PFL was founded in 2018, following the acquisition of the former World Series of Fighting (WSOF) promotion in 2017. The company is headquartered in New York, New York.


PFL is the #2 MMA company worldwide and the only with the sports-season format where individual fighters compete in Regular Season, Playoffs, and Championship.


PFL League is primetime in the U.S. on ESPN and ESPN+ and broadcast and streamed worldwide to 160 countries with over 25 media distribution partners including Channel 4, DirecTV, RMC Sport, Eurosport, Sky Sports.


PFL has over two-dozen blue-chip brand sponsors such as Anheuser-Busch, IBM, GEICO, DraftKings, Bose,, Air Force Reserve, and U.S. Marine Corps.


PFL is backed by Washington Wizards and Capitals, Waverley Capital, SWaN & Legend Venture Partners, Ares Capital, Luxor Capital, Elysian Park Ventures, Knighthead Capital, and others. The company raised $30M in Series E round on May 19, 2022. This brings PFL's total funding to $203M to date.



  • Year founded: 2018
  • Funding Info: $203M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series E)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: New York City
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States
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