Thrills in the Cage: Your Ultimate Guide to This Sunday’s PFL Showdown

The upcoming PFL vs. Bellator event, set to take place on Saturday, February 24, 2024, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is shaping up to be a monumental clash between champions from both organizations. Here’s what you need to know to get ready for this electrifying night of fights:

Start Time & How to Watch

  • Prelims: Begin at 12 p.m. ET, available on ESPN News and ESPN+.
  • Main Card: Kicks off at 3 p.m. ET, exclusively on ESPN+ PPV in the U.S., and DAZN in the U.K. for those tuning in from abroad.
  • Main Event Expected Ring Walks: Around 6:15 p.m. ET, depending on the duration of the undercard fights.

Main Event Highlights

  • Heavyweight Showdown: 2023 PFL heavyweight champion Renan Ferreira takes on Bellator heavyweight champion Ryan Bader in what promises to be a titanic battle.
  • Light Heavyweight Collision: Impa Kasanganay, holding the 2023 PFL light heavyweight title, faces Bellator middleweight champion Johnny Eblen in a highly anticipated 185-pound fight.

Other Notable Fights

  • The card also features Ray Cooper III versus Bellator welterweight champion Jason Jackson, alongside a series of must-see matchups including Gabriel Braga vs. Patricio Pitbull, and a lightweight scrap between Clay Collard and AJ McKee. The event will also witness the pro mixed martial arts debut of Muhammad Ali’s grandson, Biaggio Ali Walsh, and the return of women’s boxing GWOAT Claressa Shields to MMA​​​​.

PPV Price

  • For viewers in the U.S., the PPV can be purchased on ESPN+ for $49.99. DAZN will be streaming the event in the U.K., with subscription options available for viewers interested in this massive fight card.


  • The event is hosted at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, marking a significant moment for MMA in the region.

As of now, specific betting odds for the matchups are not available, but the fights themselves promise to deliver plenty of action, with champions and contenders from both promotions going head-to-head in what is being billed as a historic event for mixed martial arts.

Don’t miss out on this unique event that brings together the best of PFL and Bellator, showcasing some of the most thrilling matchups MMA fans could ask for.