NEW YORK (August 11, 2021) – The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing sports league, today announced a partnership with Brandon Steiner’s CollectibleXchange (CX) to offer fans the chance to buy autographed and match-worn collectibles. A wide-range of items will be available for purchase, launching with gear and items from the three win-or-go-home Playoff events on August 13, 19 and 27 airing live and in primetime across ESPN networks and streaming platforms.
PFL has partnered with the CX to strengthen the connection between the more than 550 million MMA fans around the world with the league and its elite fighters. The collectibles which will be available for purchase range from autographed fighter shorts, gloves and walkout tops, to signed posters, photos and pieces of the PFL SmartCage canvas and other unique assets. These items will be available on both www.pflmma.com and www.Collectiblexchange.com
“As PFL is set to kick off three Playoff events this month live in primetime on ESPN, we’re excited to partner with an industry-leader like CollectibleXchange to offer fans the chance to get their hands on unique memorabilia from their favorite fighters,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “We have 12 win-or-go-home fights featuring elite competitors and now fans will have the ability to own a piece of their journey to the $6 million PFL World Championship, the biggest night in MMA.”
“I’m pumped! MMA is the fastest growing sport in the world and partnering with PFL is a natural fit,” said CX CEO Brandon Steiner. “We’re excited to give PFL’s passionate fan base access to game-used gear, autographs, posters and one-of-a-kind memorabilia. PFL fans are about to get an unprecedented direct connection to their favorite fighters. I’m excited to be working with PFL and delivering for their fans.”
The PFL Playoffs make August the most exciting month in MMA, with three single-elimination playoff events on Friday, Aug. 13, Thursday, Aug. 19 and Friday, Aug. 27 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. The final four fighters from each of six weight-classes have single-elimination fights to earn a spot in the PFL World Championship. The PFL World Championship is six title fights in six weight-classes for $6 million all in 1 night – the biggest night of the year in MMA.
Professional Fighters League has quickly established itself as the No. 2 MMA company in the world. With the addition of world-class talent – from elite fighters to established business executives – and partnering with industry-leading brands such Anheuser-Busch InBev, Geico, DraftKings, Bose, CarParts.com, BetMGM, Air Force Reserve, US Marines, Acronis, Upper Deck and others, the PFL continues to accelerate its global expansion.