Main Card at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV
Undercard Streams Exclusively on ESPN+ at 5:30 p.m. ET
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The Professional Fighters League’s (PFL) first-ever ESPN+ PPV is on! The 2022 PFL World Championship will be live from Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City this Friday, Nov. 25 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT, exclusively on ESPN+ PPV (English and Spanish).
The Undercard will air exclusively on ESPN+ (English & Spanish) at 5:30 p.m. ET / 2:30 p.m. PT. Pre-fight live coverage begins at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT on ESPN+ (English & Spanish).
Six World Title Fights – Six Belts – $6 Million on the Line
The title fights include: women’s lightweight, and men’s: featherweight, heavyweight, lightweight, welterweight and light heavyweight.
- The main event features undefeated two-time PFL Champion, American superstar Kayla Harrison (15-0) as she looks to claim her third PFL Women’s Lightweight World Championship when she steps into the SmartCage against Brazilian power puncher and knockout artist Larissa Pacheco (18-4), who enters this title bout with five consecutive first round knockouts.
- UK’s best Featherweight, hard hitting striker Brendan Loughnane (24-4) will face American, NCAA D-1 Wrestling Champion Bubba Jenkins (19-5) Both athletes will be looking for their first PFL World Championship.
- In the Heavyweight battle, protégé of MMA legend Mirko Cro Cop, Ante Delija (22-5), will take on Matheus Scheffel (17-8) who looks to get payback for his KO loss to Delija earlier this season
- Olivier Aubin-Mercier (16-5) will look to keep his PFL run perfect after a 5-0 start in the League. He’ll face a formidable opponent in former Cage Warrior Lightweight champion Stevie Ray (25-10) who cemented his place in the final on the strength of a pair of victories over former UFC Champion Anthony Pettis.
- In the Welterweight showdown, four-time World Kickboxing Champion Sadibou Sy (12-6) will clash with Dilano Taylor (10-2) who looks to become the youngest PFL Champion at 25 years old.
- No. 1 Robert Wilkinson (16-2) will battle No. 2 Omari Akhmedov (24-7) for the PFL Light Heavyweight title.with five of their six combined bouts coming by way of stoppage.
Two other notable bouts on the card include fighters making their PFL debut:
- Biaggio Ali Walsh, grandson of Muhammad Ali looking to continue his grandfather’s combat sports legacy, faces Tom Graesser in a special amateur attraction.
- Aspen Ladd, former UFC bantamweight contender, faces former Bellator Champion Julia Budd, in a featherweight bout
Sean O’Connell will call the action alongside MMA legend and Hall of Famer Rady “The Natural” Couture and veteran MMA fighter and analyst Kenny Florian. British MMA icon Dan Hardy will join the team remotely. All coverage in Spanish will be handled by George X and Manny Rodriguez.
Original and VOD Content
- PFL Collection on Demand
- PFL 2022 Top Finishes
- The $6 Million PFL Quest
- The Ascent—Journey to the PFL Championship
- Available now on ESPN+:
- Betting the PFL 2022 Championship
- Fight Week – PFL 2022 Championship (daily all-access series through Fight Day)
- PFL Championship Countdown
- Debuts 11/23 at 12:30 a.m. ET on ESPN2
- Kayla Harrison’s threepeat pursuit among the $1M matters to be settled in NYC
- What to watch for in the 2022 PFL Championships (Brett Okamoto)
- Out Wednesday: Best bets for the 2022 PFL championships (Ian Parker)
Friday, November 25 on ESPN+ and ESPN+ PPV (All times ET)
(English and Spanish)
|PFL Pre-Show (LIVE)|
(English and Spanish)
|8 p.m.||ESPN+ PPV
(English and Spanish)
|PFL Main Card|
PFL World Championship (All times ET)
|8:00 p.m.||Women’s Lightweight||Kayla Harrison vs. Larissa Pacheco||PFL Championship||ESPN+ PPV|
|Featherweight||Brendan Loughnane vs. Bubba Jenkins|
|Heavyweight||Ante Delija vs. Matheus Scheffel|
|Women’s Featherweight||Aspen Ladd vs. Julia Budd||Showcase Fight|
|Lightweight||Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Stevie Ray||PFL Championship|
|Welterweight||Sadibou Sy vs. Dilano Taylor|
|Light Heavyweight||Robert Wilkinson vs. Omari Akhmedov|
|5:30 p.m.||Featherweight||Marlon Moraes vs. Sheymon Moraes||Showcase Fight||ESPN+|
|Lightweight||Natan Schulte vs. Jeremy Stephens|
|Catchweight||Magomed Magomedkerimov vs. Gleison Tibau|
|Women’s Flyweight||Dakota Ditcheva vs. Katherine Corogenes|
|Lightweight||Biaggio Ali Walsh vs. Tom Graesser||Amateur Fight|
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