PFL Europe’s Glasgow debut will be headlined by the Pride of Scotland Stevie “Braveheart” Ray against Wales’ Lewis “The Captain” Long, with fellow Scotsman Robert “The Hammer” Whiteford in the co-main event against American Roger “El Matador” Huerta

Tickets for PFL Europe Glasgow on September 28 can be purchased from Ticketmaster on Thursday June 6 from 5:00 am EST

New York (June 4) – The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest and most innovative sports league, today has announced Scottish MMA legend Stevie “Braveheart” Ray will headline PFL’s debut in Scotland at the OVO Hydro on September 28. Tickets are available to purchase on Thursday June 6 from 5am EST on Ticketmaster.

The mixed martial arts pioneer Stevie Ray will be the main event of PFL Europe’s first-ever event in Glasgow against Wales’ Lewis “The Captain” Long in a Welterweight bout, and is excited to put on a show in front of his home crowd this September for the first time since 2017. In the co-main event will be his Scottish compatriot Robert “The Hammer” Whiteford in a bout against Roger “El Matador” Huerta in a fascinating match-up 150-pound contract weight bout, with more Scottish fighters to be announced soon.

Fight fans can purchase tickets to see Europe’s biggest and most entertaining MMA fighters continue their “Path to Global” as they feature in the coveted PFL Europe playoffs, where the athletes will “Win & Advance” to the finals in Lyon this December for a chance to win $100,000 and the PFL Europe Championship, or “Lose & Go Home” and exit the bracket.

“We are going to put on an MMA spectacle in Glasgow this September and make it a truly memorable debut for PFL in Scotland.” said PFL Europe Head of Fighter Operations, Dan Hardy“Glasgow is a city brimming with talent, and we’re getting excited to fill the card with not only Europe’s finest, but with a real focus on Scotland’s future MMA stars.”

Dan Hardy continues: “The PFL Europe ‘Path to Global’ is one of the most gruelling tests in combat sports, as our athletes compete in a season format involving three fights in the year to win the PFL Europe Championship, the prize money, and the opportunity to be called up to PFL’s global league.”

The 2024 PFL Europe Season began in March with an incredible sold-out show in Paris, before rolling into Newcastle Upon-Tyne at Utilita Arena on June 8, and is moving into new territory in Glasgow for a huge night of playoff action. The season will conclude with an epic Championship event in Lyon, France on December 14.

PFL is the only organisation in MMA with the sports-season format, where individual fighters compete in a Regular Season, Playoffs, and Championship each year. The combined roster of PFL and Bellator boasts 30% of its fighters independently world-ranked in the top 25 of their respective weight-class. PFL has an expansive global vision for the sport and is building the “Champions League of MMA” with PFL Europe, PFL MENA, and more international leagues in development. PFL leads in technology and innovation, with its proprietary PFL SmartCage, powering fight analytics, real-time betting, AI scoring, and a next-generation viewing experience. PFL is available on ESPN/ESPN+ in the U.S., DAZN in Canada and Europe and broadcast and streamed in 160 countries with 20 premium media distribution partners.

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