2024 PFL 1: Valentin Moldavsky vs. Ante Delija date, time, odds & location for the start of PFL’s regular season

The Professional Fighters League will begin the 2024 season with an enhanced roster thanks to the acquisition of Bellator and its stars. All events lead to the PFL Championship Finals, where fighters compete for $1 million. First, the PFL’s regular season begins on April 4.

Heavyweights and women’s flyweights start things off. PFL 1 airs on ESPN+ in the U.S. and DAZN in the U.K. Fighters from the PFL and Bellator will compete against one another.

The main event will be Valentin Moldavsky vs. Ante Delija in heavyweight action. A three-time Sambo gold medalist, Moldavsky turned pro in 2015. Joining Bellator in 2017, the Russian is a former interim Bellator heavyweight champion. He is 1-1 in his last two fights, his last contest being a decision win in August against Steve Mowry. 

Delija turned pro in 2011. He joined the PFL in 2019 and won the 2022 PFL heavyweight tournament against Matheus Scheffel.

MORE: Sign up to watch the PFL 2024 season, exclusively on ESPN+

Bellator flyweight champion Liz Carmouche faces Juliana Velasquez in a trilogy. Carmouche turned pro in 2010 and has competed for Strikeforce, UFC, and Bellator gold. She has won seven straight, her last fight being a TKO win in October against Ilima-Lei Macfarlane. Carmouche beat Velasquez in 2022 for the flyweight belt and defeated her in a rematch a few months later. 

Other fighters on the card include Denis Goltsov (PFL), Linton Vassell (Bellator), Tyrell Fortune (Bellator), PFL Europe champion Dakota Ditcheva, former UFC contender Taila Santos, and more. 

Here’s all you need to know about the event, including time, channel, card, and more.

When is 2024 PFL 1?

  • Date: Thursday, April 4
  • Time: 10 p.m. ET | 7 p.m. PT | 3 a.m. GMT | 1 p.m. AEDT

The first PFL event of 2024 is on April 4. The prelims start at 6:30 p.m. ET. The main card starts at 10 p.m. ET, while the main event should be around 12:30 a.m. ET, depending on how long the undercard fights last.

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2024 PFL 1 live stream info, TV channel

Region TV channel Live streaming
Canada   TSN
UK and Ireland   DAZN
Australia   Stan Sport

In the United States, the prelims of 2024 PFL 1 will begin on ESPN+. The main card will air on ESPN and ESPN+. It is also available to stream on Fubo, which includes a free trial.

MORE: Join DAZN to watch the 2024 PFL season

UK fight fans can watch the 2024 PFL season on DAZN, while those in Australia can watch via Stan Sport.

2024 PFL 1 price: How much does the event cost? 

You can pay $10.99 for a monthly subscription to ESPN+ or buy an annual subscription for $109.99.

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Product Prices
ESPN+ Monthly Subscription $10.99/mo
ESPN+ Annual Subscription $109.99/yr
The Disney Bundle w/Hulu Ad-Supported $14.99/mo
The Disney Bundle w/Hulu No-Ads $24.99/mo

Click here to learn about the different pricing and bundling options with the ESPN+ platform

Where is 2024 PFL 1?

The first event the PFL’s 2024 season will be in the Boeing Center at Tech Port in San Antonio. The center can hold up to 3,100 people. 

Betting odds for 2024 PFL 1

Odds have not been released yet for 2024 PFL 1. The Sporting News will provide more information when released.

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2024 PFL 1 fight card

Main card

  • Valentin Moldavsky vs. Ante Delija; Heavyweights
  • Denis Goltsov vs. Linton Vassell; Heavyweights
  • Liz Carmouche vs. Juliana Velasquez; Flyweights
  • Dakota Ditcheva vs. Lisa Mauldin; Flyweights


  • Daniel James vs. Marcelo Golm; Heavyweights
  • Blagoy Ivanov vs. Sergei Bilostenniy; Heavyweights
  • Taila Santos vs. Ilara Joanne; Flyweights
  • Steve Mowry vs. Oleg Popov; Heavyweights
  • Kana Watanabe vs. Shanna Young; Flyweights
  • Chelsea Hackett vs. Jena Bishop; Flyweights
  • Lucas Brennan vs. Dimitre Ivy; Featherweights
  • Bryce Meredith vs. Ty Johnson; Bantamweights


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