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PFL Playoffs Set To Begin In August, Headed To Florida For Fights

The playoff round of the 2021 season of PFL action will begin this August with fights going down in Florida live on ESPN.

The Professional Fighters League (PFL), will pack up and head to Miami for the playoff round of the 2021 season, the promotion announced.

Beginning Friday, August 13, the PFL will hold events at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood in Florida. The cards will air live on the ESPN family of networks.

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“We are excited to bring the intense playoff atmosphere that only the PFL can provide to Hard Rock Live this August,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “Every fighter has the chance to become a world champion and bank the $1 million top prize that comes with it. Let’s get ready to crown the champions!” 

The PFL Playoffs will take place over three action-packed nights beginning on Friday, August 13 at 7 p.m. ET featuring lightweight and featherweight action. On Thursday, August 19 at 7 p.m. ET fans will see the light heavyweights and welterweights go face-to-face in a combat showdown. Then on Friday, August 27 at 8 p.m. ET women’s lightweight and heavyweight action is set to hit the PFL cage. All the fights can be seen live on ESPN (August 19), ESPN 2 (August 13 & 27), ESPN Deportes (all events) and streaming on ESPN+. 

“With the addition of Professional Fighters League to our diverse calendar of marquee events, Hard Rock Live continues to position itself as a global destination for premier live entertainment,” said Keith Sheldon, President of Entertainment for Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming. “We are thrilled to bring the action of the PFL to South Florida while showcasing Hard Rock Live both domestically and internationally to an even broader audience via the ESPN family of networks. There is nothing better in sports than the atmosphere of the playoffs.”

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