The Professional Fighters League (PFL), set to be judged by Mike Tyson, Todd Gurley, Ray Lewis–among others– announced on Thursday that they will be partnering up with FuboTV to air the PFL Champions League, which is a program that gives up and coming fighters the chance to earn a spot in the upcoming 2022 season of the PFL and $1 million.

“PFL Challenger Series is not your father’s contender series,” said PFL founder Donn Davis, via “Winners of the PFL Challenger Series can become a real-world Rocky story, going from an unknown pro to world champion holding a $1 million check in the same year.”

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Also, the PFL said the first Challenger Series event will take place on Friday nights beginning Feb. 18 and all events will air on the Fubo Sports Network as well as be live-streamed. Fans and viewers will also have the opportunity to vote on fights and interactively serve as additional judges for the events. Fubo’s sportsbook will be the exclusive gambling partner for the series.

This may be Tyson’s first foray into MMA judging, but he has always been a savvy businessman ever since his late-life revival and this seems like another positive step for the one-time convicted felon. He has turned his life around for the better and is now a role model, and will try to be the same for the men and women that come through the PFL. Hey, at the very least he can tell everyone the ear-bite story and give them some nightmares…