Bare Knuckle FC 5: Lobov vs. Knight Live Results
Chris Taylor - April 6, 2019
Bare Knuckle FC 5 takes place tonight at Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, the event is headlined by a scrap between Artem Lobov and Jason Knight. The main event will serve as the promotional debut of both fighters, as both Knight and Lobov saw there most recent competition under the UFC banner.
BKFC 5 fight card and start time
Tom Taylor - April 4, 2019
This weekend, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) will return to our screens with BKFC 5. This BKFC 5 card, which will emanate from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Mississippi will be topped by a featherweight showdown between former UFC stars Artem Lobov and Jason Knight.
EXCLUSIVE | Jason Knight believes Artem Lobov is looking past him
Cole Shelton - April 4, 2019
Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) returns this Saturday with Artem Lobov and Jason Knight making their promotional debuts in the main event of BKFC 5. Although the two are set to headline the card, the pre-fight discourse has been dominated by Lobov and Paulie Malignaggi’s potential fight. With all the buzz surrounding a potential Lobov vs. Malignaggi fight, Knight thinks Lobov is looking past him and that this will be a mistake for Lobov.
Anthony Johnson: "Do I get excited watching Jon Jones fight? I can't say I do."
Nolan King - April 3, 2019
While Artem Lobov and Paulie Malignaggi tussled at the Bare Knuckle FC media day in New York on Tuesday, a familiar face was seen trying to break up the fray: former UFC title challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Serving as a promotional ambassador, Johnson held back Lobov with one hand, while effortlessly filming the the banter with the other.
BKFC President discusses the Paulie Malignaggi and Artem Lobov altercation
Cole Shelton - April 3, 2019
Paulie Malignaggi fires back at Conor McGregor, vows to put Artem Lobov in a coma
Tom Taylor - April 3, 2019
Yesterday afternoon, at a press conference in New York, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) fighters Paulie Malignaggi and Artem Lobov got into a heated scuffle (see it here). This scuffle began with some face-to-face trash talk, and reached a climax when Malignaggi slapped Lobov and the pair had to be separated.
Paulie Malignaggi sends message to Conor McGregor 'once I beat the sh*t out of you, you're done'
Drake Riggs - April 2, 2019
Former boxing champion, Paulie Malignaggi is coming out of retirement to fight in the Bare-Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC). Just today at a BKFC media day, Malignaggi got into it with fellow recent BKFC signee, Artem Lobov who makes his bare-knuckle boxing debut on Saturday night at BKFC 5 against Jason Knight.
Twitter Reacts to Paulie Malignaggi Slapping Artem Lobov
Nolan King - April 2, 2019
With no major mixed martial arts event this weekend, things were supposed to be nice and calm in the world of combat sports this week. That all changed when Paulie Malignaggi and Artem Lobov met in New York City during a media day for the latter’s Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship bout this weekend, all hell broke loose. The altercation started off strictly verbal, with both men exchanging words. As the distance decreased between both men, Malignaggi slapped Lobov across the face.
Artem Lobov reacts after being slapped by Paulie Malignaggi
Cole Shelton - April 2, 2019
UFC veteran Artem Lobov is set to make his Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship debut later this month when he takes on Jason Knight. Although the focus is on Knight, Lobov already has his second fight in the works. It has been reported that ‘The Russian Hammer’ will fight former boxing champ, Paulie Malignaggi later this summer, this if he proves victorious against Knight this weekend.
EXCLUSIVE | Artem Lobov explains why he chose BKFC over UFC, Bellator
Tom Taylor - March 26, 2019
Earlier this year, Artem Lobov requested his release from the UFC. Despite his popularity among fans, his request was obliged, and he entered a period of free agency. Lobov’s free agency didn’t last long, as he was promptly scooped up by the upstart Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (BKFC).
Report | Paulie Malignaggi claims that BKFC is preparing an offer for Conor McGregor
Tom Taylor - March 18, 2019
According to a report from talkSPORT boxing editor Michael Benson, upstart bare knuckle fighting promotion Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) is preparing to make an offer to Conor McGregor. Benson got this news from retired boxer and new BKFC fighter Paulie Malignaggi, one of McGregor’s chief rivals and the man the promotion allegedly hopes to match the Irishman up with.
Chris Leben suing WBKFF following promotion's collapse
Drake Riggs - March 14, 2019
The World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) made the biggest steal of 2018. Putting on their very first and only event on November 10, the promotion had stacked its inaugural card with plenty of big names ranging from the likes of former UFC welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks to athletes outside of MMA as well such as the ex-NFL star, Shawne Merriman.
Paulie Malignaggi calls out 'the coward' Conor McGregor for BKFC fight
Drake Riggs - March 7, 2019
In August 2017, former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor took his talents to the squared circle as he fought with all-time boxing great, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather would end up getting the better of the MMA star over the course of the 10 round cross-sport spectacle as he earned his first TKO victory in six years.
Report | Paulie Malignaggi closing in on BKFC deal, fight with Artem Lobov possible
Tom Taylor - March 7, 2019
EXCLUSIVE | Jason Knight talks signing with BKFC and fighting Artem Lobov
Cole Shelton - February 20, 2019
Jason Knight wasn’t a free agent for long. The former UFC featherweight recently signed with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) on a one-fight basis to fight Artem Lobov in April. For Knight, this is exactly what he wanted as he wasn’t ready for another MMA fight yet.
VIDEO | Chris Leben signs with BKFC following WBKFF fallout
Drake Riggs - February 15, 2019
Video credit: The Arena Gym In 2013, The Ultimate Fighter season 1 “bad boy” Chris Leben retired from MMA on the heels of a rough four-fight losing streak.
Michael Bisping says Artem Lobov going to BKFC is 'a backwards step'
Drake Riggs - February 15, 2019
Featherweight MMA veteran Artem ‘The Russian Hammer’ Lobov recently parted ways with the UFC. But he wasn’t without a fighting home for long as he was quickly picked up by the premiere bare-knuckle boxing organization in the world, Bareknuckle Fighting Championship. For Lobov, he went 2-5 during his stint with the UFC. Three straight losses would lead to his release.
Artem Lobov signs six-figure deal with Bareknuckle Fighting Championship, debuts against fellow UFC vet Jason Knight
Tom Taylor - February 13, 2019
Artem Lobov has found a new home. The Conor McGregor training partner has signed a multi-fight deal with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships (BKFC) — not to be confused with WBKFF. He will make his BKFC debut opposite another fan favorite UFC veteran in Jason “The Kid” Knight on April 20.
BKFC 4 results: Leonard Garcia KOs Julian Lane, Bec Rawlings and Chris Lytle pick up wins
Tom Taylor - February 3, 2019
Anthony Johnson joins Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship in 'fighter relations' role
Drake Riggs - February 2, 2019
That’s right! Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson is officially returning to the combat sports world! But fortunately for any possible opponents, he won’t be doing so as a fighter. At the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship’s (BKFC) fourth event on Saturday night in Cancun, Mexico it was announced that Anthony Johnson has joined the BKFC team.
Bare Knuckle FC 3 Results: Kendall Grove suffers brutal KO loss to Marcel Stamps (VIDEOS)
Christopher Taylor - October 21, 2018
Bare Knuckle FC 3 took place this past Saturday in Biloxi, Mississippi and featured a handful of MMA veterans including Kendall Grove and Joe Riggs. The pay-per-view event was headlined by a heavyweight championship fight between tournament finalists Arnold Adams and Sam Shewmaker.