Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship
Industrybare-knuckle boxing promotion
FounderDavid Feldman

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) is an American bare-knuckle boxing promotion based in Philadelphia. BKFC is the first promotion to hold an official state-sanctioned and commissioned bare-knuckle boxing event in the United States since 1889.[1] Its first event was held in 2018, with 19 "numbered" events held as of July 2021. BKFC has featured notable talents such as Elvin Leon Brito, Jim Alers, Artem Lobov, Ricco Rodriguez, Charles Bennett, Kendall Grove, Chris Lytle, Joe Riggs, Chase Sherman, Leonard Garcia, Eric Prindle, Joey Beltran, Bec Rawlings, Shannon Ritch, Bobby Gunn, Jason Knight, Johnny Bedford, Paulie Malignaggi, Reza Goodary, Sirimongkol Singmanasak Robert Morrow, and Chris Leben .[2][3][4][5]

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  4. ^ "The first appearance of an Iranian in BKFC". YJC (in Persian). 2021-11-29. Retrieved 2021-12-03.
  5. ^ THAITICKETMAJOR. "Official Ticket | BKFC THAILAND". THAITICKETMAJOR. Retrieved 2021-12-03.

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