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Professional Fighters League Partners With Team Liquid eSports

January 7, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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The Professional Fighters League has teamed up with esports organization Team Liquid. The companies announced last week (per eSports Insider) that the two organizations are partnering, with select representatives of Team Liquid becoming ambassadors of the MMA company.

Team Liquid fields a variety of professional esports teams in games including Dota 2, Fortnite, Clash Royale, Hearthstone, League of Legends, StarCraft II, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, to bame a few. As part of the new partnership, Russel “Twistzz” Van Dulken from the organization’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team, was ringside at PFL’s December 31st show.

Team Liquid founder/co-DEO Victor Goossens said of the partnership, “At Team Liquid, we seek out innovative partnerships that allow us to explore new spaces. I fell in love with MMA 15 years ago when I was a pro Starcraft player living in Seoul – I see a lot of the same core values between our organizations with a focus on entertainment, competitive sports format and athlete–first culture. This partnership will allow Team Liquid pros and PFL top athletes to explore different ways to create entertainment and promotions for both fan bases.”

Professional Fighters League co-founder and Chairman Donn Davis added, “PFL is the new sports league for the new age of sports… PFL is not your father’s MMA league and this partnership with Team Liquid is another example of PFL innovating to reach this generation of fans. Look for PFL to learn from esports as we rollout our enhanced video experience for the next season.”

Team Liquid partnered with a variety of brands including Alienware, Monster Energy, SAP, Twitch, HyperX, Ballistix, and MAXNOMIC by NEEDforSEAT.