The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the very first organization ever presenting MMA through a standard Season, Playoffs and Championship structure, recently published the very first of several rounds of roster collections for its 20-19 season. This original group comprises nine finalists out of their various weight divisions, including five of the 2018 PFL World Champions.
All ten PFL events will air live across ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+, also that the most direct-to-consumer subscription sports streaming agency in the United States, with upto three hours of exclusive action go on ESPN+ and up to two exclusive hours live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes. Regular season action will take place on Thursday nights. Struggles will probably be spread to 130 and states around the world on digital sports networks and top linear.
Steven Siler (Featherweight),” Rashid Magomedov (Lightweight), Ray Cooper III (Welterweight) and Vinny Magalhaes (light-heavyweight ) create their recurrence as they aim to get the summit in 2013.
Philipe Lins (Brazil), 2018 PFL Heavyweight World Champion: Lins ceased all four of his PFL competitions on his solution to the 2018 heavy weight belt, together with three of the wins coming by knockout. The title was the culmination of a travel back from a devastating ACL tear he suffered during a struggle. The Brazilian came back better than ever before and earned his million-dollar check, although Lins was maintained by the accident out of this sport for two years. Lins is just a smooth counter-puncher with a knack for luring his rivals before delivering big shots.
Magomedkerimov revealed his fighting IQ along with quickness, executing a WISe game plan to conquer Cooper by submission from the second round (guillotine choke) to take home the $1 million. Magomedkerimov has won 8 straight and it has never been knocked out in his livelihood.
For example 2 TKOs of Jake Shields, he had won four of the own PFL fights prior to his submission loss within the title fight against Magomed Magomedkerimov. Cooper, who’d the 2nd-fastest punch of this 2018 season (31 mph), hails from the island of Oahu. He’therefore the son of a former MMA fighter, Ray Cooper Jr., and he walks into his loved ones ’s home fitness center with his father and his brothers.
The Brazilian was under the radar but made a name for himself, winning both of his regular season bouts. That result in the #1 seed in the playoffs, where he advanced to the final after defeating Chris Wade in the semis by split decision in one of this season’s battles. In the Championship struggle, Schulte showed relentless endurance and take down art to overcome on Rashid Magomedov by decision and earn $ 1million.
Lance Palmer (USA), 2018 PFL Featherweight World Champion: Palmer is a former 4-time All-American wrestler in Ohio State University, where he finished 2nd at NCAAs being a grownup. Palmer be at no 1 seed Steven Siler by decision at the 2018 PFL World Championship to generate the 2018 PFL feather-weight world title. He was clearly one of 3 fighters to achieve a PFL season together with two wins coming by submission.
Steven Siler (USA), 2018 PFL feather-weight runner-up: Even the most veteran fighter in the division last season, Siler returns to the PFL looking to avenge his loss to Lance Palmer at the 2018 PFL World Championship. Siler procured the #1 seed and advanced through the playoffs before falling to Palmer via unanimous decision. Siler has 32 career victories, 17.