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PFL Announces PFL Studios for Original Content

PFL continues to expand it’s digital footprint in the world of media. PFL will make even more new content and series for fans while it’s 2020 season is postponed. The studio will be led by George Greenberg, a 16 time Emmy Award winner. Daniel Gosh-Roy will continue to make short form content across platforms.

ESPN platforms will be the home to the PFL content, and announced is a six part series on MMA and UFC legend, Randy Couture. Couture is a commentator for the promotion.

CEO, Peter Murray, is excited to be working even closer with ESPN. They are hoping to not only grow PFL, but mixed martial arts as a whole.

“We’re excited to launch PFL Studios with our partner ESPN and continue to grow our league by providing MMA fans with compelling, year-round storytelling,” said Peter Murray, CEO of the Professional Fighters League. “Demand among media partners and MMA fans is there for premium combat sports content across all platforms, and MMA is the fastest growing sport in the world. Drawing inspiration from my time with NFL Films, our mission at PFL Studios is to harness the power of great storytelling and behind-the-scenes access to deliver fans original content that has never been seen in MMA.” 
Greenberg believes the PFL’s unique season format will be great storytelling that fits perfectly on ESPN and it’s platforms.
“The PFL unique sports-season format is designed to create stars, and we’re excited to showcase the emotional and physical journeys of our incredible athletes,” said Greenberg. “My team and I at PFL Studios look forward to expanding our relationship with ESPN through unique storytelling in MMA, beginning with four new original series across ESPN platforms in 2020. From Inside The Season to The Randy Couture Story, we will deliver rich, episodic stories that will captivate sports fans.” 

PFL New Original Series Coming to ESPN

As mentioned earlier, the promotion is dropping a six part docuseries on Randy Couture. In addition to that, there are three other series dropping. “Fantastic Finishes,” which drops this month, will be a highlight driven, seven-episode series going over all the best knockouts. The one hour finale will be an hour long and feature the top 40 finishes from PFL and World Series of Fighting.

The third series is comes out this June. It’s a 10 part series called “Inside the Season” where fans will get insight to an entire season of PFL and the ends and outs of fighting, matchmaking, locker rooms and more.

“A CHampion’s Journey” is the fourth series. It tells the dories of Kayla Harrison, Lance Palmer, Ray Cooper III, and other fighters of PFL’s roster. Rory MacDonald will also be featured in the eight-part series.

The Couture documentary titled “The Randy Couture Story” will tell fans of his journey through wrestling and MMA. That comes out in September.

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