Professional Fighters League (PFL) has a broadcast home in Australia, with the North American organisation signing a multi-year deal with Stan Sport.
Under the deal, Stan Sport will become the exclusive broadcast partner in the country, carrying the upcoming PFL Challenger Series as well as the Regular Season.
“The Professional Fighters League is proud to announce our multi-year broadcast partnership with Stan Sport in Australia beginning with the inaugural PFL Challenger Series this February,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray, in the press-release.
“Australia is one of the fastest-growing MMA markets in the world and Stan Sport is the perfect partner to deliver our innovative products and live year-round programming schedule to the fans.”
Australian featherweight Aaron Blackie has been confirmed as a contestant on the Challenger Series and will make his debut on March 12, Australian time.
“Our exclusive new partnership with the PFL will bring Australian MMA fans a world-class competition on Stan Sport,” said Stan Acting Chief Executive Officer Martin Kugeler.
“The PFL features some of the biggest names in MMA, with some trailblazing Aussie fighters joining the League in 2022. MMA is one of the fastest growing sports in Australia. The pedigree of the PFL’s roster combined with the League’s extraordinary production quality, will make it a key pillar in our combat sports offering.”
The partnership will include exclusive content as well as archive footage from the 2019-2021 seasons.