The PFL has six weight classes, with each fighter competing twice during the regular season. The top eight fighters in each men's weight class will advance to the single-elimination playoffs. In the women's lightweight division, which features eight fighters, four will advance to the playoffs.
Points breakdown: A win is worth 3 points, a draw is worth 1 and a loss is worth zero points. Fighters can earn bonus points for a stoppage based on the round. A first-round stoppage (knockout, submission, disqualification, injury) is worth 3 bonus points. A second-round stoppage is worth 2 and a third-round stoppage is worth 1 In the case of a tie in the standings, the fighter with faster finishes places higher. A walkover is the result of a fighter's opponent missing weight; the fighter who made weight still has the option to fight and earn bonus points, but is guaranteed at least three points for an automatic win.