Peter Murray - CEO Professional Fighters League (PFL)

Sports Business Radio Podcast

05-06-2018 • 44 mins

Peter Murray, CEO of the Professional Fighters League (@ProFightLeague ), joins us to discuss the launch of the new league on June 7 on NBCSN & Facebook Watch. Murray is a former senior executive with the NFL and Under Armour. The Professional Fighters League presents MMA for the first time in the sport format where individuals compete in a regular season, "win or go home" post-season, and championship. The PFL 2018 Season has 72 fighters in 6 weight-classes, competing in the regular season on Thursday nights in June, July, and August. The top 8 in each weight-class face-off in single elimination playoff fights on Saturday nights in October and the PFL season concludes December 31 with six championship bouts back-to-back with a $10 million prize pool. We also discuss President Trump uninviting the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles to the White House and how the President continues to set the narrative with the NFL owners and players. We share the TV ratings for the 2018 NBA Ratings between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers. And what does Oliver Luck taking the Commissioner job for the XFL mean for the future of the NCAA? Follow us on Twitter @SBRadio and on Instagram @SportsBusinessRadio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit