Super Middleweight boxing world champion, Savannah Marshall, is today seen training in MMA for the first time since joining the PFL (Professional Fighters League).
Marshall is seen training alongside rising star, Dakota Ditcheva, who herself will compete this Saturday September 30 in Paris in the PFL Europe Playoffs, live on DAZN.
Savannah Marshall is gearing up to kick off her MMA journey in the PFL SmartCage, joining an elite group of female combatants. This formidable lineup includes double Olympic gold winners Kayla Harrison and Claressa Shields, PFL World Champion Larissa Pacheco, and the talented Amanda Serrano. Together, these athletes form the cornerstone of PFLW, spotlighting women in the combat sports domain while upholding the PFL’s commitment to a merit-based MMA system.
The trailblazing PFL Europe Playoff event is set to feature Cedric ‘The Best’ Doumbe as its main attraction. Recognized as one of the most esteemed kickboxers globally, this 30-year-old sensation, a former Glory titleholder, is preparing for an intense fight in the MMA arena. He will be pitted against the undefeated Jordan Zebo (4-0) in a remarkable all-French fight.
PFL Europe represents PFL’s initial foray into international leagues, offering a platform for Europe’s crème de la crème MMA talents. The 2023 series commenced in Newcastle on March 25, spotlighting 32 elite fighters from 14 nations, battling it out across four weight divisions. Post these events, four champions from PFL Europe will emerge, each walking away with a hefty prize of $100,000. These victors also get the golden opportunity to be part of the PFL Global Roster and aim for the coveted $1 million global season award.