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ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY – On the heels of PFL 1, the 2021 season of the Professional Fighters League continues tonight with PFL 2 featuring some of the top welterweights and light heavyweight mixed martial artists in the world. PFL 2 will emanate from the PFL Regular Season Bubble at the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Headlining tonight’s nine-fight card will be former UFC title contender and Bellator champion Rory “The Red King” MacDonald, who is making his PFL debut against former UFC and Bellator veteran Curtis Millender. MacDonald (21-6) has shared the cage with some of the best fighters in the world including BJ Penn, Robbie Lawler, Nate Diaz, Gegard Mousasi, and Douglas Lima. He is a former UFC title contender and a one-time Bellator Welterweight Champion. Millender (18-6) meanwhile, steps in on short notice for 2019 PFL Welterweight Tournament finalist David Michaud. He has faced top-tier competition in the past including Kevin Holland, Thiago Alves, and Belal Muhammad.
About Professional Fighters LeagueProfessional Fighters League (PFL) is the first and only to present MMA in the sports-season format where individual fighters compete in Regular Season, Playoffs, and Championships. PFL is the innovation leader with the PFL SmartCage delivering viewers on-screen fight analytics and real-time prop bets. PFL Roster is second to none with 25% of its fighters ranked in the top 25 in their weight class. All PFL 2021 Season events are live in primetime on ESPN2/ESPN+ in the U.S. (typically on Thursdays), as well as on leading broadcast and streaming outlets in 160 countries worldwide. For more info visit www.PFLmma.com and follow PFL on Instagram (@PFLmma), Twitter (@PFLMMA), and Facebook (/PFLmma).