Add another UFC Veteran to the list of competitors “knuckling up” to compete at the historic Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship in Cheyenne, Wyoming, June 2. ‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings has announced that she will be competing in the first legal, regulated, and sanctioned bare knuckle boxing event in the U.S. since the 1889.
IT’S OFFICIAL 😎 I’m fighting on Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship!! Yeah you heard me.. I get to punch people in the face with these hands, BARE. 🤜🏻 😴 💥 History will be made on Saturday, June 2nd at the Cheyenne Events Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Legalized for the first time in the United States since 1889, The Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship is the first legal, regulated and officially sanctioned professional bare knuckle fighting league. BKFC will usher a new area of professional combat sports. Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 1: The Beginning will feature an action packed 12 bout card & will An all-star list of some of the best fighters from across the globe!! BKFC 1: The Beginning will be broadcasted LIVE across the US and Canada on Pay Per View Television. Tickets – Watch history in the making live by purchasing tickets here: www.bareknuckle.tv/ Cheyenne Events Center 1530 W Lincolnway Cheyenne, WY 82001 www.cheyenneevents.org/ *yes this means I’m no longer with UFC, but I’ll still be fighting MMA & Bare Knuckle Boxing so get excited people*
4,668 Likes, 242 Comments – Bec Rawlings (@rowdybec) on Instagram: “IT’S OFFICIAL 😎 I’m fighting on Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship!! Yeah you heard me.. I get to…”
Rawlings, who most recently competed at 125-pounds for the UFC in April, states that she will return to MMA, although no date or promotion have yet to be announced. The 29-year old competitor from Australia was on a four-fight skid before being releasd from the UFC, but feels BKFC is a perfect fit.
Known for her aggressive fighting style, unique look and quirky personality, Rawlings loves a good brawl. The Ultimate Fighter season 20 competitor holds a professional mixed martial arts record of 7-8.
The BKFC event will air across the United States and Canada on Pay Per View Television across all major distribution outlets.
The 12 fight card will feature only established professional fighters, who have competed in boxing, MMA, kickboxing, and Muay Thai; and include an 8-man heavyweight tournament.
BKFC will be under the auspices and control of the Wyoming Combative Sports Commission, and held at the Cheyenne Ice and Events Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
The card is scheduled to feature additional fight veterans from the UFC, PBC, Bellator, and K1; and with fighters hailing from the US, Canada, Russia, England, and Australia. Former UFC heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez, Joe Riggs, Mike Richman, Phil Baroni, and Bobby Gunn have also been listed as competitors.
Here are the rules of Bare Knuckle Boxing 🤜🏻💥 Get excited cause ya girl got hands & im ready to make history June 2nd live on PPV! #bareknuckleboxing #boxing #bareknuckle #gothands #rowdybec #unitedfightteam
1,805 Likes, 150 Comments – Bec Rawlings (@rowdybec) on Instagram: “Here are the rules of Bare Knuckle Boxing 🤜🏻💥 Get excited cause ya girl got hands & im ready to…”