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The Professional Fighters League announces roster ahead of 2021 season

The Professional Fighters League is making their long-awaited return to ESPN on April 23rd. The PFL took a bit of a hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic that swept the nation, but they are now back in full swing. PFL has just announced their roster ahead of the 2021 season and it bolsters big-name fighters, UFC and PFL veterans, and newcomers.

The Lightweight and Featherweight divisions are the most stacked divisions in the PFL for the upcoming season. With the additions of Brendan Loughnane, Anthony Pettis and Olivier-Aubin Mercier these two divisions should be the most competitive. The rest of the roster for these two divisions are as followed:

Featherweights
Lance Palmer (2 time PFL Champion)
Bubba Jenkins
Brendan Loughnane
Movlid Khaybulaev
Jo Sungbin
Sheymon Moraes
Tyler Diamond
Jason Soares

Lightweights
Natan Schulte (2 time PFL Champion)
Anthony Pettis
Loik Radzhabov
Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Clay Collard
Marcin Held
Johnny Case
Akhmed Aliev
Joilton Lutterbach
Mikhail Odintsov

The PFL added some heavy hitters to the Welterweight and Light Heavyweight divisions as well. With the additions of fighters like Rory MacDonald, Cezar Ferreira and Jordan Young these two divisions are going to be must watch. The rest of the Welterweight and Light Heavyweight divisions roster is rounded out as followed:

Welterweights
Ray Cooper III (2019 PFL Champion)
Rory MacDonald
Magomed Magomedkerimov (2018 PFL Champion)
Sadibou Sy
Joao Zeferino
David Michaud
Nikolai Aleksakhin

Light Heavyweights
Emiliano Sordi (2019 PFL Champion)
Chris Camozzi
Tom Lawlor
Jordan Young
Smealinho Rama
Jordan Johnson
Marthin Hamlet
Dan Spohn
Cezar Ferreira

The 2021 season of The Profesional Fighters League is shaping up to be one that will have the fans excited for weeks to come. Don’t miss out as the season kicks off on April 23rd live on ESPN.

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Written by Garrett Kerman

Garrett Kerman, a.k.a. "The Fight Analyst" is one of the leading analysts in all of combat sports. He started his journey into the world of combat sports handicapping in 2017. Garrett is the only combat sports analyst to use analytics to make the most accurate of predictions in the fight game.
Since making the transition over to analyzing combat sports full time in 2017 The Fight Analyst has made his clients $21,244 with not one losing year over that time.

Garrett Joined the MMA Power Hour team as a full time contributor in audio/ video podcasts and as a journalist who specializes in predictions.

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