CLARESSA SHIELDS HEADLINES
2021 PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
ON OCTOBER 27 AT SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO
Fighters Across Six Divisions Square Off for World Title And $1 Million Purse
Two-Time Gold Medalist Claressa Shields Returns to the PFL SmartCage
o Face Abigail Montes. There will be Seven Title Fights in All
5 Men Bouts and 2 Women Bouts
The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most innovative sports league, announced that the 2021 PFL World Championship will take place on Wednesday, October 27 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
Fans can purchase tickets now for the biggest night in MMA via Ticketmaster
as finalists across six divisions face off for a world title and $1 million purse live on ESPN networks and streaming platforms.
Tickets prices range from $30 to $175, with a variety of VIP packages to be announced in the coming weeks.
An evening of six world championship fights gets even bigger with the return of two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields to PFL. Shieldsis a three-division boxing world champion coming off a thrilling come-from-behind TKO victory in her MMA debut in June and will face 21-year-old Abigail Montes. The Mexico native brings a perfect record to the SmartCage and is quickly climbing the Latin American female rankings.
“There is no better place to welcome fans back in-person than at the 2021 PFL World Championship as $6 million and six world titles will be up for grabs on October 27,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “The biggest night in MMA gets boosted by the return of Claressa Shields to the PFL SmartCage, and we can’t wait to deliver an unforgettable night for the more than 550 million MMA fans around the world with our great partners at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and ESPN.”
Professional Fighters League has quickly established itself as the No. 2 MMA company in the world. With the addition of world-class talent – from elite fighters to established business executives – and partnering with industry-leading brands such Anheuser-Busch InBev, Geico, DraftKings, Bose, CarParts.com, BetMGM, Air Force Reserve, US Marines, Acronis, Upper Deck and others, the PFL continues to accelerate its global expansion