EXCLUSIVE: The Professional Fighters League announced today their broadcast team for the 2018 PFL Inaugural season which will include all-stars and legends from the MMA world. The broadcast team, which includes Randy Couture, Bas Rutten, Yves Edwards, Caroline Pearce and Todd Harris, will cover all PFL live events and pre- and post-event shows.
The PFL 2018 league season debuts June 7 from Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden and consists of 7 regular season events, 3 “win or go home” playoff events, and concludes with the $10 million PFL championship event on December 31. PFL events and fights will be streamed live and on-demand on pflmma.com and the PFL apps, broadcast live in primetime on NBC Sports Network, and streamed live globally on Facebook Watch.
PFL’s new broadcast team will be at the events to break down the action and give fans expert analysis and new angles on the fights and the fighters.
Todd Harris will provide the play-by-play while Randy Couture providing color commentary. Bas Rutten and Caroline Pearce will be on pre- and post-fight interview duty and Yves Edwards will offer video breakdowns and fight analysis. Beyond this, they will contribute their expertise to weekly podcasts, digital content and 360-degree access programming.
Here are more details on PFL’s broadcast team:
Todd Harris has covered the NBA Playoffs, the X Games, the Indianapolis 500, and the Olympics. He brings broad sports experience and a deep passion for MMA to the PFL.
Randy Couture is one of the most recognized faces in all of MMA. He is a former 2 division UFC champ and a UFC Hall of Famer (as well as action movie star). As a color commentator, Randy will draw on his own experience in the cage to provide insights into fighter strategy and technique.
Bas Rutten is a former UFC Heavyweight Champ and UFC Hall of Famer. He will conduct pre- and post-fight interviews, engaging fighter-to-fighter.
Yves Edwards is a former Pride and UFC Fighter with 60+ fights. He will provide deeper analysis of key moments in each fight, breaking down individual technique and strategy, and highlighting what makes the difference in the DECAGONTM.
Caroline Pearce is a former world-class British heptathlete and bobsledder who has covered MMA since 2013. She will lead pre- and post-fight interviews on Facebook Watch during PFL fight nights.