BKFC 5 – Lobov vs. Knight Results: Artem Lobov Wins in Bloodbath


The main event of BKFC 5 delivered a bloody battle between former UFC fighters. Here are the full results from the card:

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) takes place from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum live from Biloxi, Mississippi. In the main event, former UFC veteran Artem Lobov (14-15-1-1 MMA) takes on fellow veteran Jason Knight (20-6 MMA) as both men are making their Bare Knuckle debuts since leaving the premier MMA organization. A win for Lobov would set up a future contest with former boxing world champion Paulie Malinaggi, who infamously is a rival to Lobov’s teammate, Conor McGregor.

Also on the card are former UFC competitors Chris Leben, Johnny Bedford, Chase Sherman, and Issac Vallie-Flagg. Christine Ferea also takes on Britain Hart for the BKFC Women’s American featherweight title.

The bouts will be broadcasted live on FITE TV.

BKFC 5: Full Results

  • Artem Lobov def. Jason Knight via Unanimous Decision (48-47 x2, 48-46)
  • Chris Leben def. Justin Baesman via TKO in Round 1
  • Christine Ferea def. Britain Hart via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) in Round 2
  • Reginald Barnett Jr. def. Rusty Crowder by Unanimous Decision (50-44 x3)
  • Johnny Bedford def. Abdiel Velazquez via TKO in Round 4
  • Harris Stephenson def. Kaleb Harris via Split Decision (50-47, 47-48, 49-46).
  • Sam Shewmaker vs. Chase Sherman Ends in a Split Draw (45-50, 48-47, 48-48).
  • Issac Vallie-Flagg def. Randy Hedderick via TKO in Round 3
  • Sheena Starr def. Ivana Coleman via TKO in Round 2
  • Bobo O’Bannen def. Troy Beets via TKO in Round 4

Tidbit: Due to inactivity in his bout, Rusty Crowder forfeits half of his fight purse which gets given to his opponent, Reginald Barnett Jr, the promotion announced between bouts.

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