Cedric Doumbe returns to action when PFL Europe kicks things off in March.
The unbeaten Doumbe will take on Baissangour Chamsoudinov on March 7 from the Accor Arena in Paris, France
Along with that bout, “Path to Greatness” will begin as 32 fighters from across the continent battle to become champion.
In 2024, PFL Europe will also hold events in both Newcaste and Glasgow. All PFL Europe events will stream live on DAZN in France thanks to a new deal between the two.
Thirty-two athletes across four weight divisions will compete along with 2023 champion Jakub Kaszuba.
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Starting in Paris on March 7, PFL Europe will also be returning to where it all started in Newcastle, England on June 8 at Utilita Arena before moving on to new territory in Glasgow, Scotland at OVO Hydro for a huge night of Playoff action on September 28.
As per 2023 the season will conclude with an epic Championship event at a venue to be revealed later this year.
“We’re incredibly excited to bring the biggest French MMA Superstar, to the biggest Arena in Paris, in front of the crowd that was voted the best MMA crowd in the world in 2023,” said Dan Hardy, head of fighter operations for PFL Europe. “Cedric Doumbe’s presence at the top of the card will cap off what is set to be a huge night of showcase fights featuring local French and European talent, as well as the kick-off of another exciting season of the PFL Europe League format”.
PFL Europe is the PFL’s first international league and showcases the very best MMA athletes across Europe, which began in Newcastle on March 2023, before moving on to Berlin, Paris and finally landing in Dublin for the end-of-season championship event.
The ground-breaking league features 32 of Europe’s top fighters competing across four weight divisions. After four events, Dakota Ditcheva of England, Jakub Kaszuba of Poland, Jakob Nedoh of Slovenia and Khurshed Khakorov of Germany were crowned the first PFL Europe Champions in Dublin, with each Champion taking home $100,000.