NEW YORK (September 13, 2023) – The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most innovative sports league, today announced that two-time PFL World Champion, Kayla Harrison, will return to the PFL SmartCage on Friday, November 24 at the 2023 PFL World Championship from The Anthem in Washington D.C. and live on ESPN+ Pay Per View.
Tickets for MMA’s richest night, the 2023 PFL World Championship, presented by CELSIUS® Essential Energy, will be on sale September 20. The event will feature 12 finalists set to face off for six world titles and six $1 million dollar championship purses.
Kayla Harrison, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and one of the top combat sports athletes in the world will make her MMA return against Julia Budd. Budd, a former Featherweight Champion, Canadian kick boxer and mixed martial artist, has amassed 17 victories during her storied career.
“The stage is set for the 2023 PFL World Championship on Friday, November 24, live from The Anthem in Washington D.C., and includes the return of MMA superstar Kayla Harrison to the PFL SmartCage,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “The 2023 PFL Season will culminate with the biggest night in MMA, the 2023 PFL World Championship. Six incredible athletes will walk out of the PFL SmartCage with a PFL World Championship title and a $1 million check.”
2023 PFL World Championship Card
PFL Lightweight Championship
PFL Welterweight Championship
PFL Heavyweight Championship
PFL Women’s Featherweight Championship
PFL Featherweight Championship
PFL Light Heavyweight Championship