DAZN REACHES AGREEMENT WITH ESPN TO DISTRIBUTE THE 2023 PFL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE U.S. AND CANADA

In a landmark collaboration, DAZN has joined forces with ESPN to present the much-awaited 2023 PFL Championship as a pay-per-view event. Set for November 24, this thrilling MMA showcase will be hosted at The Anthem in Washington, D.C., kicking off at 8 p.m. ET.

DAZN subscribers are in for a treat with the PPV available at $49.99. The action-packed evening begins with a live Pre-Show and five Prelims bouts starting at 5 p.m., all accessible on DAZN. New users eager to dive into this combat sports fiesta can sign up here.

Both DAZN.com and the DAZN App, compatible with a variety of devices, will feature DAZN PPV. Jared Kass, SVP North America, expressed excitement about this partnership with ESPN, emphasizing DAZN’s commitment to delivering top-tier MMA and boxing events.

The 2023 PFL Championship promises an unforgettable night with finalists battling for six world titles and the coveted $1 million champion’s purses.

Main Card Extravaganza:

The main event is a clash for the PFL Lightweight Championship, showcasing Olivier Aubin-Mercier’s quest for consecutive titles against “Cassius” Clay Collard, a 2021 PFL semifinalist. Collard aims to add the 2022 championship to his notable victories, including wins over Anthony Pettis, Jeremy Stephens, and Shane Burgos.

Also featured are four additional title fights and a standout matchup between two-time PFL Champion and Judo Olympian Kayla Harrison and former UFC star Aspen Ladd.

Prelims Showdowns:

Highlighting the Prelims is Biaggio Ali Walsh, Muhammad Ali’s grandson, facing Joel Lopez in an amateur bout. Ali Walsh boasts an impressive 4-0 record in the PFL, marked by spectacular knockouts. The former Cal and UNLV running back is a rising star in the league.

Another highlight is the undefeated Gabriel Braga (12-0 MMA record) going head-to-head with Jesus Pinedo in a featherweight championship battle.

ESPN will also stream the event on ESPN+ PPV, ensuring fans won’t miss a moment of this epic night of MMA action.