Bare Knuckle Boxing Results: Chris Leben finishes Phil Baroni in Round 1 (VIDEO)

Chris Leben

Bare Knuckle Boxing took center stage tonight as WBKFF 1: Rise Of The Titans went down in Casper, Wyoming live from the Casper Events Center.

Tonight’s event featured a handful of former UFC staples including former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks, Phil Baroni, Chris Leben, Josh Neer and Isaac Vallie-Flagg.

The Bare Knuckle Boxing main event started and ended just seconds later.

Chris Leben was able to hurt Phil Baroni early in round one. “The New York Bad Ass” attempted to charge forward with a flurry but “The Crippler” was able to counter beautifully with a left hand that sent Phil crashing face first into the canvas.

Baroni would attempt to get up but was clearly still in all sorts of trouble so the referee stepped in to call an end to the contest.

Check out the nasty finish from tonight’s Bare Knuckle Boxing main event below.

Prior to the setback, Phil Baroni was coming off a twenty-four second knockout victory over Matt Lagler at May’s King Of The Cage event in Alpine, California.

As for tonight’s Bare Knuckle Boxing main event winner, Chris Leben snapped a four-fight losing streak by defeating Baroni this evening. “The Crippler” was last victorious way back at UFC 132 in July of 2011 when he knocked out MMA legend Wanderlei Silva.

Bare Knuckle Boxing Result: Chris Leben def. Phil Baroni via TKO at 1:19 of Round 1