Bec Rawlings donates tooth to Bare Knuckle Boxing Hall of Fame

Bec Rawlings donates tooth to Bare Knuckle Boxing Hall of Fame

The Bare Knuckle Boxing Hall of Fame will receive one of its most unique items ahead of next week’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Belfast, New York.

Bec Rawlings will be donating a tooth that she lost while competing at Bare Knuckle FC 4 in Cancun, Mexico earlier this year.

The Australian-born fighter picked up wins on the first two BKFC cards to stake her claim as the leading female bare knuckle fighter, dubbing herself the “Queen of Bare Knuckle.”

While Rawlings is unable to attend next week’s festivities, she did take to social media to post a video announcement. She wrote:

“The Bare Knuckle Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is being held July 12th in Belfast NY. I’m really sad I won’t be able to attend but feel really honoured to be inducted into the Hall of Fame 🏆 I’ve decided to donate my beautiful broken tooth that i had punched out of my mouth in my last title defence against Cecilia Flores to the Bare Knuckle Hall of Fame museum. Hopefully I can get out to visit soon 🤜🏻 💥

The Bare Knuckle Boxing Hall of Fame (BKBHOF) is the only Hall of Fame dedicated to remembering and honoring both current and pioneer bare knuckle boxers and their supporters. The BKBHOF is housed in the original 1889 barns where the great John L. Sullivan trained to prepare for the epic 75-round Bare Knuckle Boxing World Championship bout against Jake Kilrain.

Fascinatingly, these barns were locked for 120 years until the BKBHOF owner and president, Mr. Scott Burt, restored them and began sharing them with the public in 2009.

Rawlings, a former UFC competitor who recently returned to mixed martial arts after signing with Bellator MMA, won the featherweight Bare Knuckle Police Gazette Diamond World Championship and the WBF Latin America Championship while competing with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.

She will be inducted into the BKBHOF Class of 2019 along with fighters Arnold Adams, Jack Havlin, Tommy Warren, and Ike Weir.

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