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Ocean Resort Casino to host Professional Fighters League

11 July 2018

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Ocean Resort Casino, Atlantic City’s iconic beachfront destination, announced today the Professional Fighters League (PFL) will host the first two events at Ovation Hall when the game-changing MMA league visits Atlantic City on Thursday, 16 August 2018 and again on Thursday, 30 August 2018.

Tickets for these final two matches of the Professional Fighters League regular season will go on sale to the public on Friday, 13 July and can be purchased via Ticketmaster or by calling 800-745-3000.

The Professional Fighters League presents a format that is a first for world-class MMA, where 72 individuals athletes in six weight classes compete in a regular season, then a “win-or-go-home” post-season, culminating with six championship bouts featuring a $10 million prize pool.

“As the first ever events to be hosted at the newly opened Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, MMA fans will experience the intense action and excitement PFL fighters bring to every competition first-hand, said Carlos Silva, League President of PFL. “With the playoff spots up for grabs at PFL6 and PFL7 the competition will be fierce.”

“Ocean Resort Casino is proud to host the PFL as they close out their exciting regular season with two dates featuring an intense brand of action,” said AC Ocean Walk, LLC Chairman Bruce Deifik. “We strive to provide a wide range of sports and entertainment options at Ocean Resort Casino and we have no doubt the PFL will deliver a first-class event for MMA fans.”

“Atlantic City is thrilled to host the Professional Fighter’s League on 16 August and 30 August at the new Ocean Resort Casino,” said Atlantic City Mayor Frank M. Gilliam, Jr. “Come to Ocean Resort Casino’s first event featuring the Professional Fighters League, take a walk on the newly opened section of the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk, and enjoy all that a summer in Atlantic City has to offer.”

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