The first PFL vs. Bellator press conference took place Wednesday, and afterward the fighters in attendance came face to face for the first time.
The first PFL vs. Bellator event since the acquisition takes place Feb. 24 at Boulevard Hall in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, with a main card that streams on ESPN+ and DAZN pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN+ and ESPNews. The entire card pits PFL fighters vs. Bellator fighters and is chalk full of current and former champions from each promotion.
In the main event, reigning PFL heavyweight champ Renan Ferreira takes on Bellator heavyweight champ Ryan Bader. The co-main event pits PFL light heavyweight champ Impa Kasanganay moving back down to middleweight to face Bellator 185-pound champ Johnny Eblen. A showdown between current featherweight champions, Jesus Pinedo from the PFL and Patricio Freire of Bellator, is also on tap.
In addition to the fights between current champions, a host of matchups between former champs and title challengers are also slated.
You can watch all of the faceoffs from the first PFL vs. Bellator press conference at the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Fla., in the video above.
Below is the complete PFL vs. Bellator lineup:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 3 p.m. ET)
Renan Ferreira vs. Ryan Bader
Impa Kasanganay vs. Johnny Eblen
Ray Cooper III vs. Jason Jackson
Jesus Pinedo vs. Patricio Freire
Bruno Cappelozza vs. Vadim Nemkov
Thiago Santos vs. Yoel Romero
Clay Collard vs. A.J. McKee
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, ESPNews, 12:30 p.m. ET)
Gabriel Braga vs. Aaron Pico
Biaggio Ali Walsh vs. Chris Morris
Claressa Shields vs. Kelsey De Santis
Abdullah Al-Qahtani vs. Edukondal Rao
Malik Basahel vs. Vinicius Pereira
For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for PFL vs. Bellator.