It’s 2022, and Pillow Fighting is an official combat sport.
On Friday, January 29th, the Pillow Fight Championship will hold its first pay-per-view event available on Fite TV that will feature several fighters with impressive MMA backgrounds, including former UFC fighter Marcus Brimage.
Earlier this week, several videos from Pillow Fighting Championship went viral on social media as fans discovered the sport for the first time.
Just when you think you've seen it all…
The Pillow Fight Championship will make its live, pay-per-view debut this weekend.pic.twitter.com/EQHrS5Llxx
— Front Office Sports (@FOS) January 24, 2022
Professional Pillow fighting 😂😂 what on earth is happening to the world, and I can’t believe how serious the commentators are like it’s a UFC event. 😭😭😭😭 the worlds gone pic.twitter.com/aYC04PY5H7
— FightBiz (@FightBizz) January 26, 2022
Fighters warming up in Miami for this weekend’s PPV of #FightPFC pillow fighting championship. Yes, I’ve been assigned this story. CEO of league invested $350k. @thenewsoncnbc pic.twitter.com/xPZGc9quVU
— janewells (@janewells) January 27, 2022
While many see pillow fighting as a joke, PFC CEO Steve Williams is adamant that it’s a serious combat sport.
Steve Williams, the CEO of PFC, believes in the sport. “It’s serious. It’s hardcore swinging with specialized pillows. The only difference between our fights and MMA fights is that nobody gets hurt,”
Pillow Fighting Championship’s first PPV event will air live on FITE TV this weekend on January 29th.