PFL Opens 2022 Season In April Live On ESPN

The 2022 PFL regular season kicks off in April.

Set from Arlington, Texas, action will go down live n ESPN on Wednesday, April 20. 

The first three regular season events will be held in Arlington and the Esports Stadium Arlington before shifting to Atlanta. All of the action airs live in primetime on ESPN and to over 160 countries worldwide. 

“After our renewal with ESPN, the Professional Fighters League Season is back and we’re excited to bring the best fighters in the world to Arlington and Atlanta,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “The PFL continues to disrupt the sport of MMA with our unique season format, innovative SmartCage technology and elite talent, with 2022 set to be our biggest year yet.”

Fights for the first events will be announced shortly. The PFL recently signed two-time champion Kayla Harrison to a new contract. 

Ray Cooper III is another defending champion who will be in action during the season. 

PFL is the first and only MMA league with a true sports-season format where elite fighters from around the world compete in a Regular Season, Playoffs and Championship. The four competitors in each division who earn the most points advance to the win-or-go-home Playoffs, followed by the biggest night in MMA – the PFL World Championship – with each winner going home with the $1 million prize.

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