BKFC ANNOUNCES OUTSTANDING UNDERCARD FOR “KNUCKLEMANIA”
PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT ON FITE – FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5
Lakeland, FL (January 28, 2021) Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, The World’s Fastest Growing Sport, has announced an outstanding undercard for “KNUCKLEMANIA” on Friday, February 5, 2021. The event taking place at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland, FL, is distributed by Multi Vision Media and broadcast live on Pay-Per-View. It can be purchased in the US, Canada, UK, Australia and most international markets through FITE and viewable via its wide array on online, mobile, OTT and SmartTV apps.
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“KNUCKLEMANIA” is our biggest event of the year and we’re announcing an outstanding, action-packed undercard for the event. We’ll start the night with two fights on our free-view prelims and then have eight additional fights on the Pay-Per-View headlined by the BKFC debut of Paige Van Zant against Britain Hart,” said Dave Feldman, President of BKFC.
Headlining “KNUCKLEMANIA” is the Highly Anticipated Debut of Combat Sports Superstar
Paige Van Zant facing Britain Hart in the featherweight division. Co-featured ‘Brutal’ Johnny Bedford clashes with Dat ‘Be Dat’ Nguyen for the BKFC Bantamweight World Title. In a special attraction fight Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben battles Quentin ‘The Hero’ Henry in the 205lb. division.
Featured on the five-bout Pay-Per-View Undercard, in the 155lb. division, fighting out of Tampa, FL, Martin ‘Trey’ Brown, sporting an MMA record of 14-5-0, battles Zach ‘God’s Warrior’ Zane, (14-9-0), of Wailuku, Hawaii. Brown was victorious in his debut bare-knuckle bout on October 16, 2020 with a first-round knockout of Juan Pina. For the all-action Zane this will be his first fight under bare-knuckle rules.
Fighting in the light-heavyweight division, St. Augustine, Florida native Lorenzo ‘The Juggernaut’ Hunt, (3-1-0 in BKFC), clashes with Rob ‘The Destroyer’ Morrow, (25-22-1), of Lockport, IL. Hunt returns to action following a second-round knockout of Davian Green at
BKFC-14 on November 13, 2020 in Miami, FL.
Competing in the 145lb. division, John ‘The Florida Keys Kid’ Chalbeck, (4-0-0), faces off against Greg Bono, (1-1-0) of Watertown, MA. Both combatants will be making their BKFC debuts.
Fighting in the women’s bantamweight division, Rancho Cucamonga, California native
Charisa Sigala, (4-2-0), battles Taylor ‘Killa Bee’ Starling, (1-1-0), of Clover, South Carolina. Sigala is a former star in Combate Americas who will be making her BKFC debut.
In the heavyweight division, Dillon ‘Bad Boy’ Cleckler, (11-1-0), of Pensacola, FL clashes with Chris ‘Big Boy’ Jensen, (2-2-0), of Tampa, FL. The heavy-handed Cleckler stopped Frank Tate in the third round at BKFC-11 on July 24, 2020 in Oxford, MS. In his last start, Jensen knocked out Zach Thumb in the first round on September 21, 2019.
Kicking off the Free-View Prelims on the BKFC You Tube Channel at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT, and battling in the 135lb. division, Dave Morgan (5-8-0) of West Scranton, PA fights cross-state rival Travis ‘The Animal’ Thompson, (2-3-0), also fighting out of Pennsylvania.
Also, on the Free-View Prelims in the 135lb. division, Florida’s Jarod ‘Kidgatti’ Grant,
(2-0, 2 KO’s in BKFC), fights bare-knuckle debuting Brandon ‘Malo’ Lambert.
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