In a move that may turn out to be a historic one for the sport, the Professional Fighters Association today announced it has formed. Fighters, former fighters and MMA observers have discussed the formation of a fighters union in MMA for years, but until this point it’s been mostly talk. According to a release from the PFA , the organization will attempt to do what players unions have done in other professional sports. The PFA, in its release, singled out UFC fighters specifically, however – with no mention of other promotions – as the athletes it would be working with. Related: Trading Shots: Is it time again to debate the merits of a fighters union? “The Professional Fighters Association (PFA) has been established today to represent the collective interests of the fighters employed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC),” the release stated

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Professional Fighters Association announces formation of union geared toward UFC athletes – MMA Junkie

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