The Professional Fighters League (Formerly World Series of Fighting) have announced they have entered a partnership with the gaming platform Rivals. With this partnership Rival will launch the PFL’s dedicated gaming community enabling PFL fans to participate, compete and engage in competitions with popular gaming titles.
The winners of the first tournament held will receive a private match hosted by 2021 PFL Light Heavyweight Champion Antonio Carlos Jr.
Peter Murray, CEO of PFL, said in a press release:
“The PFL is proud to partner with Rival and embrace esports in a specialized gaming community giving MMA fans unprecedented connectivity. In this first of its kind partnership the PFL continues to disrupt traditional MMA, embrace technology and give our fans a unique experience.”
Some athletes currently competing in the PFL include Jeremy Stevens, Ray Cooper III, Kayla Harrison, Julia Budd, and Anthony Pettis.