PFL announces signing of 8 fighters to the 2021 roster
The PFL is retooling for 2021 with the singing of eight new fighters from all corners of the globe.
The company announced Tuesday that Cezar Ferreira, Renan Ferreira, and Sheymon Moraes of Brazil, Joilton Lutterbach and Hatef Moeil of Germany, Marthin Hamlet of Norway, Sung Bin Jo of South Korea, and Brandon Sayles of the United States of America are now part of the 2021 roster.
“We are extremely excited to welcome a diverse group of world-class talent to the Professional Fighters League as part of the 2021 roster,” PFL president Ray Sefo said in a press release. “The addition of elite competitors from countries such as Brazil, Norway, South Korea and Germany is representative of PFL’s global reach. We look forward to seeing what these fighters can do on the biggest stage, as they look to advance through a Regular Season, Playoffs and Championship and earn a title and million-dollar prize.”
Of the signings, Moraes, Ferreira, and Lutterbach are former associated with the UFC.
“PFL is a global brand with distribution to over 160 countries, and top talent from around the world are recognizing the unique opportunity PFL provides in terms of competing on the biggest stage, against the best competition, for an equal shot at a title and life- changing money,” PFL CEO Peter Murray added. “We are committed to consistently elevating our roster and we’re excited about the depth of talent that will be on display in 2021. Through PFL Studios and our wide network of distribution partners, we look forward to telling their stories and documenting each individual’s journey to the top of the sport.”
Earlier this year, the PFL signed Mohammed Usman, light heavyweight Jordan Young, lightweight’s Johnny “Hollywood” Case and “The Canadian Gangster” Olivier Aubin- Mercier, reigning Brave FC featherweight champion Bubba Jenkins, and more.
Financial details were not disclosed.