BKFC 41: ‘Perry vs. Rockhold’ Live Results and Highlights

By Chris Taylor - April 28, 2023

Bare Knuckle Boxing takes center stage tonight at 1stBank Center in Bloomfield, Colorado, as Mike Perry takes on Luke Rockhold in the BKFC 41 main event.

BKFC 41, Mike Perry, Luke Rockhold, Results, Highlights

Perry (14-8 MMA, 2-0 BKFC) will be returning to action for the first time since defeating Michael Page last August at BKFC London. ‘Platinum’ has gone a perfect 2-0 to start his Bare Knuckle Boxing career and believes the former UFC middleweight champion will be his next victim in the sport.

Meanwhile, Luke Rockhold (16-6 MMA, 0-0 BKFC) will be making his Bare Knuckle Boxing debut this evening. ‘Rocky’ ended his UFC tenure on a three-fight losing streak, his latest coming against Paulo Costa in August of last year. Rockhold later asked for and was granted his release from the promotion, allowing the California native to sign a lucrative one-fight deal with BKFC.

The co-main event of BKFC 41 features former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez taking on former featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes.

Alvarez (30-8 and two No Contests MMA, 0-0 BKFC) will be returning to action for the first time since April of 2021, where he suffered a loss to Ok Rae Yoon at ONE on TNT 4. The Philadelphia native later asked for and was granted his release from ONE Championship. Eddie’s last win came back in 2019, when he defeated Eduard Folayang by first-round submission.

Meanwhile, Chad Mendes (1-0 BKFC, 18-5 MMA) hasn’t fought since February 2022, where he scored a fourth-round TKO win over Joshuah Alvarez at KnuckleMania 2 (see that here). Prior to that, ‘Money’ was coming off a TKO loss to Alexander Volkanovski under the UFC banner.

Also featured on tonight’s BKFC 41: ‘Perry vs. Rockhold’ main card is a heavyweight contest between Ben Rothwell and Josh Copeland.

Rothwell (39-14 MMA, 1-0 BKFC) made his Bare Knuckle Boxing debut in October of 2022, where he scored a first-round KO victory over Bobo O’Bannon (see that here).

Meanwhile, Josh Copeland (18-7-1 MMA, 1-1 BKFC) is coming off a win over Levi da Costa in his Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship debut.

Get all of tonight’s live results and highlights below (refresh for updates):

BKFC 41 Main Card (9pm EST on FITE TV)

Mike Perry vs. Luke Rockhold – Perry def. Rockhold via TKO in Round 2 (see the finish here)

Eddie Alvarez vs. Chad Mendes – Alvarez def. Mendes by split decision (47-46, 46-47, 47-46)

Bec Rawlings vs. Christine Ferea – Ferea def. Rawlings via TKO in Round 3

Ben Rothwell vs. Josh Copeland – Rothwell def. Copeland via TKO (corner stoppage) in Round 3


Chris Camozzi vs. Daniel Spohn – Camozzi def. Spohn via TKO in Round 1

Brandon Girtz vs. Christian Torres – Girtz def. Torres via KO at 1:10 of Round 1

Mike Alvarado vs. James Brown – Brown def. Alvarado via TKO at 5:00 of Round 2


Khortni Kamyron vs. Gabrielle Roman – Ruled a majority draw (48-46, 47-47 x2)

Marcus Edwards vs. Jay Jackson – Edwards def. Jackson via KO in Round 1


Dillon Tyler Winemiller vs. Matthew Maestas – Winemiller def. Maestas via KO at 0:07 of Round 1

Who are you picking to win tonight’s BKFC 41 fights? Share your predictions in the comment section PENN Nation!

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