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The Professional Fighters League will host PFL5—the league’s fifth regular season event of its inaugural 2018 season. The event will feature nine exciting MMA fights, six lightweight bouts and three light heavyweight contests, 18 world-class fighters will come together to vie for a spot in the playoffs. Emerging stars from PFL1 will fight to maintain their rankings; those who lost their first match must prevail to keep their $1 million dreams alive.
Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 7 p.m. ET (Pre-show at 6:30 p.m. ET. Doors open for media at 6 p.m. ET)
NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, located at 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY 11553
PFL5 will feature lightweight and light heavyweight fighters including, Chris Wade (Long Island-native from Islip), Will Brooks, Vinny Magalhaes and Brian Foster. Andre Harrison (Freeport-native and PFL featherweight contender).
Outdoor Open Workout - Tuesday, July 31st at 11 AM (Longo and Weidman MMA in Garden City): Elite PFL lightweight and light heavyweight contenders in the Professional Fighters League (PFL) will show off their signature moves as they warm up for their fights. This behind-the-scenes training session comes two days before the fighters step into the cage at PFL’s fifth regular season event – PFL5.
Ceremonial Weigh-Ins on Wednesday, August 1st at 4 PM (JetBlue Overlook at NYCB LIVE in Uniondale): Twelve lightweight and six light heavyweight contenders vying for spots in the PFL playoffs will participate in a ceremonial weigh-in prior to PFL5, the fifth regular season event of the 2018 inaugural PFL season.