Fight Business Podcast #20: Claressa Shields joins PFL, Khabib Nurmagomedov buys GFC, and more 1

Welcome back to the Fight Business Podcast, Patrick Auger’s show dedicated to the business-side of mixed martial arts.

In this episode, Auger breaks down the biggest stories from the past week, including Claressa Shields joining PFL, Khabib Nurmagomedov buying GFC, the Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. exhibition event, and updates to the UFC antitrust lawsuit and PFL lawsuit.


  • Why PFL signed Claressa Shields, and what kind of impact could it have on the promotion? (1:42)
  • Understanding Khabib Nurmagomedov’s decision to purchase GFC (15:25)
  • Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. did 1.2 million PPV buys, and now Triller has announced “The Fight Club” with Snoop Dogg (31:02)
  • UFC antitrust lawsuit updates and why the PFL lawsuit talk has died down (46:24)

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