The wait is finally over, as tonight bitter rivals Paulie Malignaggi and Artem Lobov will square off in the headliner of BKFC 6.
The ten-bout fight card will be available on pay-per-view on all major cable and satellite providers, as well as on all streaming devices and FITE.tv, at a price of $39.99USD.
BKFC 6 features a slew of UFC veterans, such as Chris Leben, Joey Beltran, Johnny Bedford, Julian Lane and Jim Alers.
Paulie Malignaggi and Artem Lobov squared off at yesterday’s official BKFC 6 weigh ins and it did not take long for the bad blood to spill over.
As captured by The Mac Life, members of Team Paulie Malignaggi got into an altercation with Artem Lobov shortly after ‘The Russian Hammer’ had weighed in.
Check it out below:
Immediately following the weigh-ins, members of Paulie Malignaggi's team got into an altercation with Artem Lobov. Check it out. pic.twitter.com/vpeEsM8YJu
— TheMacLife (@Maclifeofficial) June 21, 2019
The former boxing champion, Malignaggi, will compete for the first time in over two years when he makes his BKFC debut this evening.
In his most recent effort, ‘The Magic Man’ suffered an eighth round knockout loss to Sam Eggington in a bout for the WBC international welterweight title. Prior to his loss to Eggington, Paulie Malignaggi had put together a three-fight winning streak.
Meanwhile, Artem Lobov made his Bare Knuckle debut this past April, where he defeated UFC veteran Jason Knight via unanimous decision.
Get tonight’s full BKFC 6 fight card below:
Paulie Malignaggi vs. Artem Lobov – Main Event
Chris Leben vs. Dakota Cochrane
Reginald Barnett Jr vs. Johnny Bedford
Joey Beltran vs. Jamie Campbell
Tom Shoaff vs. Julian Lane
Abdiel Velazquez vs. Travis Thompson
Elvin Leon Brito vs. Jim Alers
Who are you picking to win tonight’s highly anticipated grudge match between Paulie Malignaggi and Artem Lobov? Sound off in the comments section PENN Nation!
This story first appeared on BJPENN.com on June 22, 2019