Sunday, April 07, 2019

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) is an American bare-knuckle boxing promotion founded in April 2018 and run by former American pro boxer David Feldman. BKFC 1 on June 2, 2018, in Cheyenne, Wyoming was the first state-sanctioned bare-knuckle boxing event in the United States since 1889. BKFC 5 was held on Saturday, April 6 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Results:

Artem Lobov defeated Jason Knight by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-46)
Harris Stephenson defeated Khalib Harris by split decision (50-47, 47-48, 49-46)
Chris Leben defeated Justin Baesman by KO (Round 1, 0:25)
Christine Ferea defeated Britain Hart via TKO (doctor’s stoppage, Round 2, 1:09) wins American women’s featherweight title
Chase Sherman defeated Sam Shewmaker by split draw (50-45, 47-48, 48-48)
Reggie Barnett defeated Rusty Crowder by unanimous decision (50-44, 50-44, 50-44) Lightweight tournament semifinal
Isaac Vallie-Flagg defeated Randy Hederick by TKO (Round 3, 1:22)
Johnny Bedford defeated Abdiel Velasquez by KO (Round 4, 0:15) Lightweight tournament semifinal 
Sheena Starr defeated Ivana Coleman by KO (Round 2, 0:37)
Bobo O’Bannon defeated Troy Beets by TKO (Round 4)

Next:

Artem Lobov vs. Paulie Malignaggi at Bare Knuckle 6 on June 22.

“Malignaggi is a little p@$$% who plucks his eyebrows," explained Lobov. "I’m going to spark him."