Washington, D.C. — The Professional Fighters League (PFL) will host PFL8 a 12-bout card that will kick off the League’s inaugural post-season. The event will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans on October 5.
U.S.-based and international fans will be able to watch all of the 2018 PFL Playoffs and Championship fights for free. In the United States, all three post-season season events will air live on Friday or Saturday in primetime exclusively on NBCSN, and stream live on NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, and pflmma.com. Outside the U.S., Facebook will stream up to six hours of free, live coverage for each event. In the U.S., fans can watch the first three hours of coverage of each event on Facebook.
Two fighters in each of the heavyweight and featherweight divisions will qualify for the December 31 championship event, where the winner in each weight class will win the title and the $1 million top prize. Top fighters slated to compete in New Orleans include the top-seeded Steven Siler, undefeated Andre Harrison, former Ohio State Buckeye wrestling great Lance Palmer and breakout star Kelvin Tiller.
Before the fighters meet in the cage they will have to step on the scale to make weight. Below you can watch the live stream of the weigh-ins. Stay tuned as we will have the official results and photographs.