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PFL extends with Korean rights-holder IB Sports, targets Seoul event

Simeon Powell celebrates after defeating Joao Paulo Fagundes during PFL 9 at the Copper Box Arena in London (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

US-based mixed martial arts promotion the Professional Fighters League has agreed a two-year renewal of its deal with South Korean rights-holder, media group IB Sports, as it plans to stage an event in the country.

IB Sports operates a general sports channel of the same name and will broadcast each PFL League season and Challenger Series event. It is also one of the first international broadcasters to have reached an agreement to air the inaugural PFL Europe season in 2023.

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