Friday night fight night in New Orleans

Winners get $1 million

Don Ames
October 04, 2018 - 7:30 am
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The Professional Fighters League is kicking off its post-season in New Orleans Friday night. 

$10 million dollars is on the line in the bracket-style mixed martial arts playoff format.

The bouts start at 6 o'clock. 

"Our playoff night is, I think, the most exciting night in fighting," says League President, Carlos Silva.  "All of these competitors are going to fight in the quarter-finals, and then they're going to come back back 30 minutes later and fight in the semi-finals."

"So, it's 'fight twice and win twice' in the same night. And the two finalists will then advance to Madison Square Garden and try to win a million dollars of our $10 million prize pool."

Silva promises a busy, action-packed night of mixed martial arts in the 'win-or-go-home' event.  

"Friday night, there's going to be 14 bouts...all the quarter-final bouts of the 145-pound class, followed by all the quarter-final bouts of the heavyweights. And, then you'll have two semi-final bouts in each weight class."

"They made it through the regular season. And, now, these are the top 8 in each of the weight classes in this bracket-style event to try and advance through to the semis and through to the finals at the end of the year

Tickets for the first PFL playoff event are available now. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.

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