A jam-packed lineup of Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) attractions will include Martina Krol and Calie Cutler going toe-to-toe in the BKFC women’s featherweight semi-final Saturday, October 19 live on pay-per-view from Florida State Fairgrounds Entertainment Hall in Tampa, Fla.
BKFC 8 is headlined by former UFC stars Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Gabriel Gonzaga going toe-to-toe and will be broadcast across the United States and Canada, exclusively on pay-per-view through MultiVision Media, Inc., on all major television distribution outlets for $29.99. It will also be available to BKFC’s international broadcast partners worldwide and via stream to all in-home and out-of-home connected devices through FITE.
The BKFC 8 co-main event will feature two BKFC veterans Jim Alers go up against Julian Lane in a 155-pound fight.
Tickets for the live event are on sale exclusively at www.bareknuckle.tv. Florida will be hosting its’ second BKFC event of 2019, after previously holding the blockbuster BKFC 6 event headlined by Paulie Malignaggi vs. Artem Lobov in June.
Undercard action will also feature Puerto Rico’s Abdiel Velazquez, who owns a 2-1 BKFC record having most recently defeated Travis Thompson in June, in a 135-pound battle against West Virginia’s Rick Caruso. Featherweight professional boxer Dat Nguyen will make his BKFC debut in a 135-pound fight against Missouri’s Matt Murphy and a 185-pound showdown will feature Nevada’s Joey Angelo and Florida’s Walber Barrios.
The lineup continues with Florida native Jared Warren in a 195-pound battle against Virginia’s Brian Maxwell, Florida’s Dave Mundell taking on Ronnie Forney in a 185-pound fight and an all-Florida 195-pound bout between Reggie Pena and Lorenzo Hunt. There’s no love lost between Pena and Hunt, as seen in this recent heated interview.
Rounding out the night is a 118-pound women’s showdown featuring Michigan’s Sheena Starr and Florida’s Delaney Owen, Nevada’s Zach Jussola in a 165-pound fight against Oklahoma’s Fred Pierce and Cuba’s Gustavo Trujillo meeting Robert Morrow for a 210-pound bout.