The Professional Fighters League will return to Atlanta, Georgia’s Overtime Elite Arena for the second half of its 2023 regular season.
League officials announced the news in a press release distributed on Thursday.
“The Professional Fighters League is thrilled to be returning to Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta, for the second half of the 2023 PFL Regular Season,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray in Thursday’s release. “After three action-packed events in our 2022 Regular Season, our world-class fighters will be back for one more shot to punch their ticket to the 2023 Playoffs live on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, and ESPN+, with global distribution to 160 countries.”
The three-card stint kicks off with 2023’s PFL 4, set to unfold at the Overtime Elite Arena on Thursday, June 8. The event will feature Featherweight and Light Heavyweight action, and is expected to feature 2022 PFL World Champions Brendan Loughnane and Rob Wilkinson.
PFL 5 lands on Friday, June 16 and with the Heavyweight and Women’s Featherweight divisions in action. Finally, PFL 6 goes down on Friday, June 23, with the Lightweight and Welterweight divisions in tow.
The PFL’s 2023 regular season kicks off in Las Vegas on April 1, 2023 at The Theatre at Virgin Hotels. Currently the league’s Challenger Series is ongoing, with week seven transpiring Friday, March 10 at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.
Atlanta, GA’s Overtime Elite Arena houses three NBA-sized basketball courts, and houses the Overtime Elite professional basketball league, which consists of both national and international players aged 17 to 21.