PFL Owner Details Upcoming Pay-Per-View, Including Francis Ngannou's Return

PFL Owner Details Upcoming Pay-Per-View, Including Francis Ngannou's Return

Liam Lindsay|
March 20, 2024|

Donn Davis, the PFL co-owner and chairman, took to the MMA Hour to reveal the PFLs' upcoming schedule for their return to Saudi Arabia.

Davis told Ariel Helwani they are targeting a return to Riyadh for a stacked Pay-Per-View event, which will go down at some point between July and September 2024. While nothing is official yet, the company wants Francis Ngannou, who is coming off a loss to Anthony Joshua in boxing, to headline the card against Renan Ferreira. Ferreira faced Ryan Bader in an eliminator fight to see who the next opponent for Ngannou would be, and "Problema" TKOed Bader in just 21 seconds.

Donn Davis also revealed they'd be looking to book another PFL vs. Bellator matchup on the card. The fight would be Cris Cyborg vs. Larissa Pacheco. Cyborg is the Champion of Bellator MMA, and Pacheco is the PFLs 2022 and 2023 Lightweight Tournament winner. Neither fighter has lost a fight since 2019. Davis also confirmed they'd be looking to book French superstar Cedric Doumbe on the card, too, with a TBA opponent.

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