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Christine Ferea vs. Taylor Starling headlines BKFC's debut in Albuquerque

Women's flyweight world title on line Aug. 27 in New Mexico at BKFC 28.

PHILADELPHIA – Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship debuts in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Rio Rancho Events Center, headlined by the women's flyweight world championship between champion Christine "Misfit" Ferea, and undefeated No. 2-ranked contender Taylor "Killa Bee" Starling

BKFC 28 will also be broadcast globally on the new BKFC app.

"We are thrilled to bring our first BKFC event to the great sports fans in New Mexico," BKFC president Dave Feldman said. "Christine Ferea and Taylor Starling are absolutely two of the toughest and most exciting female fighters in combat sports and have built up a wealth of animosity leading up to this world title fight."

"We’re putting together a stacked undercard which we will announce shortly, and I strongly advise fans to purchase tickets well in advance to ensure entry on the night of the event."

Ticket Information for BKFC 28 can be found at

Sporting a record of 5-1 with four wins coming by stoppage, the all-action Ferea won the BKFC women's flyweight title with a commanding unanimous decision over Britain Hart at KnuckleMania 2 on Feb. 19, 2022. The clash was a rematch of their prematurely stopped fight at BKFC 5 on April 6, 2019, when the ringside physician called a halt to the action due to a bad cut over Hart's left eye. Ferea also holds dominant victories over Calista Silgado, Calie Cutler and Jennifer Tate.

Starling (3-0) impressed the combat sports world at BKFC 19 on July 23, 2021 with a first-round stoppage of Cassie Robb. Relentless from the opening bell, Starling landed a barrage of power shots prior to a halt being called to the action as the massive crowd in Tampa, Florida roared with approval.

Most recently, Starling won a dominant unanimous decision over Hannah Guy on Dec. 9, 2021 at BKFC Fight Night Tampa.