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:
Lance Palmer (2 time PFL Champion)
Natan Schulte (2 time PFL Champion)
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:
Ray Cooper III (2019 PFL Champion)
Magomed Magomedkerimov (2018 PFL Champion)
Emiliano Sordi (2019 PFL Champion)
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.