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Midnight Mania! Professional Fighters League releases significant portion of its roster following cancelled season

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Earlier today, Professional Fighter’s League (PFL) announced that it would suspend its 2020 season as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, hoping to return to action in May. In addition, PFL CEO Peter Murray explained that the athletes on the roster would be receiving a monthly stipend.

There’s an important addendum to that statement: the remaining athletes will receive a stipend. Per FloCombat writer Michael Fiedel, roughly one third of the PFL roster has been released.

MMABrasil explains further that PFL’s strategy is to “keep only the champions of the last edition and relevant fighters” like Rory MacDonald on the roster while releasing the rest. It’s tough to say where exactly that dividing line lies, but it’s probable that many who’ve only competed in the undercard and were not part of past tournaments are no longer on the PFL roster.


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