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PFL Challenger Series to premiere Feb. 18 on Fubo Sports Network

The PFL is looking for an ultimate fighter for its new reality show.

Dubbed the PFL Challenger Series, fighters from around the world will compete for a PFL contract each week that allows them to join the 2022 regular season or a future season. The company claims out of 500 applicants, eight will be selected in total.

The show will premiere Friday Feb. 18 t 9:00 p.m. ET on the Fubo Sports Network.

“The Challenger Series is a first-of-its-kind MMA competition where fighters from all backgrounds and experiences get a shot to prove themselves in front of a panel of combat sports legends and global icons,” PFL president of fighter operations Ray Sefo, said in a press release. “I’m excited to get to Orlando to evaluate these talented athletes who will put it all on the line to live out their dreams of becoming a world champion.”

The light heavyweight division will be the focus of the inaugural show, featuring LFA champion Josh Silveira (7-0-0), German prospect Aexander Poppeck (12-3-0), and South Sudan’s Mohamed Juma (8-2-0).

The show will also feature live interactive games for fans, with wagering opportunities provided by gambling sponsor Fubo Sportsbook.


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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