PFL Completes Acquisition of Bellator, Creating a Strong Competitor to UFC
In a groundbreaking move, the Professional Fighters League (PFL) has announced its acquisition of Bellator, solidifying its position as a global powerhouse in mixed martial arts (MMA). With this acquisition, PFL has amassed a roster of fighters that rivals the UFC, setting the stage for an intense competition among the top MMA promotions. This move not only signifies PFL’s ambition to become the industry co-leader but also promises exciting developments for MMA fans worldwide.
PFL + Bellator Combined Fighter Roster Equal to UFC – Both Rosters 30% Top 25 World-Ranked:
The acquisition of Bellator brings a wealth of top fighters to the PFL roster, resulting in a combined fighter roster that is on par with the UFC. Both PFL and UFC boast rosters where 30% of the fighters are ranked in the top 25 in their respective weight classes. This demonstrates the caliber of talent that PFL now possesses and solidifies its position as a major player in the MMA landscape. Additionally, PFL + Bellator now boasts the best roster of women’s fighters in the world, further enhancing its appeal to fans.
PFL to Launch Reimagined Bellator in 2024 with Bellator International Champions Series:
PFL’s plan for Bellator goes beyond a mere acquisition. In 2024, PFL will launch the “Bellator International Champions Series,” a reimagined version of the promotion. This series will consist of eight fight events held in major cities across the globe, showcasing two co-main fights competing for championship belts. The of the Bellator International Champions Series adds another exciting dimension to PFL’s offerings and ensures a steady stream of high-quality MMA events throughout the year.
PFL Champions vs. Bellator Champions in Landmark MMA Mega-Event to be Staged in 2024:
One of the most anticipated developments resulting from the PFL-Bellator merger is the landmark mega-event set to take place in 2024. Aptly named “PFL Champions vs. Bellator Champions,” this event will feature the champions from both promotions facing off in all seven weight classes. This head-to-head battle of champions promises to be an epic fight experience and will undoubtedly capture the attention of MMA fans worldwide. The event exemplifies PFL’s commitment to delivering the best vs. the best and solidifying its position as a global MMA leader.
With its acquisition of Bellator, the Professional Fighters League has positioned itself as a formidable competitor to the UFC. The combined roster of PFL and Bellator now boasts a lineup of fighters that is equal in stature to the UFC, with a significant percentage of them being world-ranked in their weight classes. The launch of the Bellator International Champions Series and the highly anticipated PFL Champions vs. Bellator Champions mega-event further solidify PFL’s commitment to innovation and delivering top-notch MMA content to fans. As the MMA industry continues to grow, PFL’s strategic moves and global vision position it as a force to be reckoned with in the world of mixed martial arts.