Newly-formed Professional Fighters League is set to host its first-ever event on Friday night with a special night at Daytona International Speedway.
And just before the first punches and kicks are set to be launched, the Washington, D.C.-based promotion announced that it has partnered with American Forces Network (AFN).
The Professional Fighters League is honored to play a small role in helping to provide them an escape through our 2017 live competitions.”
PFL 1 will be televised live on NBCSN immediately following the Xfinity Series Coca-Cola Firecracker 250.
“The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America” Season 1 winner Alejandro Perez will lock horns with Andre Soukhamthath at UFC Fight Night 114 in Mexico City.The Las Vegas-based promotion recently confirmed the bantamweight pairing.
UFC Fight Night 114 takes place at Mexico City Arena on Aug. 5 and is headlined by a flyweight clash pitting Sergio Pettis against Brandon Moreno Perez is 3-1-1 thus far during his Octagon tenure. “El Diablito” last appeared at UFC Fight Night 94, where he battled Alberto Morales to a majority draw on Sept. 17.
Prior to that, Perez had scored back-to-back TKO wins over Ian Entwistle and Scott Jorgensen A longtime CES MMA veteran, Soukhamthath came up short in his promotional debut, falling to Morales via split decision at UFC 209 on March 4. “The Asian Sensation” is 11-4 as a professional, with 10 triumphs by knockout, technical knockout or submission.
The 31-year-old Canadian last appeared at UFC Fight Night 105, where she captured a split-decision triumph against Carla Esparza
A strawweight duel pitting Alexa Grasso against Randa Markos has been added to the UFC Fight Night 114 lineup.The Las Vegas-based promotion announced the pairing on Wednesday.
UFC Fight Night 114 takes place on Aug. 5 at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City and is headlined by a flyweight showdown between Sergio Pettis and Brandon Moreno Grasso, 23, began her professional career with nine consecutive victories, including a three-round verdict over Heather Clark in her Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 98.