BKFC 18 offered a little something for everyone.
A quadrilogy of title fights. The debut of everyone’s favorite pearl-adorned fighter, Pearl Gonzalez. Julian “Let me Bang, Bro!” Lane.
The title fights came at heavyweight, 205lbs, 175lbs, and 155lbs. In the main event, it was Joey Beltran set to defend his heavyweight title against Sam Shewmaker. Hector Lombard and Joe Riggs, both well-known names to UFC fans, would anchor the co-feature, with 205lb gold on the line. Luis Palomino put his 155lb belt on the line opposite Tyler Goodjohn, while Thiago Alves, another well-known name to UFC fans, threw down with Ulysses Diaz for the vacant 175lb belt.
BKFC 18 was set to go down live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, FL on Friday, June 26. The action airs live on PPV via BKTVAPP.com
Check below for full results.
BKFC 18: Beltran vs. Shewmaker Results
Joey Beltran (c) def. Sam Shewmaker by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47) – for the Police Gazette and BKFC heavyweight championship
Hector Lombard def. Joe Riggs by TKO (eye injury), Round 4, 1:07 – for the BKFC cruiserweight championship
Thiago Alves def. Ulysses Diaz by TKO (doctor’s stoppage), Round 3, 2:00 – for the inaugutal BKFC middleweight championship
Luis Palomino (c) def. Tyler Goodjohn by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) – for the Police Gazette and BKFC lightweight titles
Pearl Gonzalez def. Charisa Sigala by unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)
Julian Lane def. Jake Bostwick by unanimous decision (50-44, 50-43, 48-45)
Jarod Grant def. Travis Thompson by TKO (doctor’s stoppage), Round 4, 0:35
Eddie Hoch def. Bruce Lutchmedial by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 49-46)
Steve Herelius def. Juan Torres by split decision (48-47, 47-48, 49-46)
Francesco Ricchi def. Brian Maxwell by TKO (right uppercut), Round 2, 1:25
Montaser Aboughaly def. Luke Parsons via KO (referee stoppage after three knockdowns), Round 1, 0:34
Josh Alvarez def. Paul Teague by KO (overhand right), Round 1, 0:17
Yosdenis Cedeno def. Alan Arzeno by split decision (46-49, 49-46, 49-46)
Eduardo Concepcion def. Gabe Brown by KO, Round 1, 0:05