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Battle of the Beards – VFC 55 – Derek Bohi vs Daniel Gallemore

Battle of the Beards – VFC 55 – Derek Bohi vs Daniel Gallemore

When two heavyweights fighters exchange leather it usually means one thing, someone is going down.

This Friday night at Victory Fighting Championship 55, we will find out if the myth of facial hair providing protection to a fighter’s chin holds any truth.VFC 55, Daniel Gallemore, Battle of the Beards, Derek Bohi

Two big men will collide in evening’s co-main event when VFC heavyweight champion Daniel ‘Big Kansas’ Gallemore and Derek ‘Marshmallow’ Bohi, each coming in with a beard that would make Abraham Lincoln jealous.

When MyMMANews asked the champ how long it takes to grow out his facial fur Gallemore responded, “Doesn’t take long, I’m half Sasquatch.”

Will the extra padding be enough to protect these brutes when their ham-sized fists start connecting?

We will find out Friday during the Battle of the Beards.

Bohi, the challenger comes in riding a two fight win streak under the Kansas City Fighting Alliance banner.  ‘Marshmallow’ is a Bellator MMA, Titan FC, and Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) veteran.

Bohi has a professional mixed martial arts record of 8-4.Battle of the Beards

His opponent, the champion, Gallemore, holds a pro 5-3 record but he too is a Bellator MMA and Titan FC veteran.

‘Big Kansas’ captured the VFC heavyweight title earlier this year with a first round guillotine choke submission victory over Abe Wagner.

In the main event Dakota Cochrane takes on UFC veteran Jake Lindsey.

The fight card will stream live on UFC Fight Pass.

Tickets are available at

VFC 55, Victory Fighting Championship

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Eric Kowal

Eric Kowal

Owner/Editor/Journalist at MyMMANews
Founder of - After writing for Ultimate MMA magazine and serving as the editor for U.S. Combat Sports, both of which went on hiatus, I decided to venture out on my own and enlist a staff of writers and photographers that could help me achieve my goal of telling stories that would otherwise go untold. We pride ourselves in taking a deeper look into the fighter, and understanding what makes them tick. - #1 Dad, Marine Corps Veteran, 80's and 90's Pro Wrestling Fan, MMA Commentator, Beer Lover, and avid movie watcher. Seriously..... I watch a lot of movies.

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