PHILADELPHIA – Following their ground-breaking debut in the United Kingdom on August 20, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship makes their triumphant return with BKFC UK Newcastle this Saturday, November 26, at the Walker Activity Dome in Newcastle.
Remaining tickets for BKFC UK Newcastle starting at £43.71 are now on-sale at BKFC.com. BKFC UK Newcastle will also be broadcast internationally as part of the BKFC+ subscription for $4.99 per month on the new BKFC app.
BKFC UK Newcastle is headlined by a highly anticipated heavyweight battle between Mick Terrill (1-1, 1 KO) of North Shields, Tyne and Wear and undefeated Steve "Panda" Banks (3-0, 3 KOs), of Phuket, Thailand.
"Our August 20 debut at Wembley Arena headlined by the six-round fight between Mike Perry and Michael Page was one of the best nights in combat sports this year," said David Feldman, president of BKFC. "Immediately upon returning home from BKFC London, our office phones lit up from fans inquiring when would we be back in the United Kingdom, and our team is very excited to hit Newcastle with this outstanding card this Saturday night. The atmosphere in the arena will be off the charts.
"The men and women fighting at BKFC UK Newcastle are amongst the toughest and most talented fighters in the country, and they will prove that on November 26."
The Perry victory over Page culminated in a rare sixth round, as the judges' scorecards tallied a draw after the five memorable stanzas. Catching fans and media by surprise as the fighters toed the line for an additional two minutes, the "blood and guts" last round was an instant viral sensation in the international sporting world.
Also featured at BKFC UK Newcastle is a light heavyweight tilt between Tom Scott and "Big Bad" John Ferguson along with an additional light heavyweight fight between popular fan favorite Danny Christie (1-0, 1 KO) and BKFC debuting Jamie "Boom Boom" Jones. Christie turned heads in his BKFC debut on August 20 with a third-round knockout of Terry Brazier.
Fighting in the cruiserweight division, Steve Ibbotson of Whitely Bay, England faces off against Lee Browne. In the welterweight division Chris Fishgold, (0-1), of Liverpool, England looks for his first BKFC victory against Liam Wilson.
David "One More" Round (1-0, 1KO) of Wales returns to the famed squared circle against Nathan Owens. Round impressively knocked out Ashley Griffiths in the second round at BKFC London. In the heavyweight division Agi Faulkner and Daniel Robson will make their BKFC debuts.
In a women's flyweight bout, newcomers Mathilda Wilson and Melania Shah will see their first action under the BKFC banner. Rounding out the stellar card in the heavyweight division, BKFC newcomers Fergal Allomby and Wain Morgan will square off.