Jimmie Rivera BKFC

Former UFC fighter Jimmie Rivera signs with Bare Knuckle FC

Jimmie Rivera BKFC announcement below

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) announced the signing of MMA Superstar, Jimmie ‘El Terror’ Rivera to an exclusive promotional contract today. Rivera is expected to make his BKFC debut in Orlando, FL at BKFC-25 on Friday, May 6, 2022, against an opponent to be announced shortly.

Fighting in the UFC and Bellator in addition to other MMA organization’s and competing in the bantamweight and featherweight division’s the 32-year-old New York City native has compiled a record of 23-5 over the last 12-years. He was consistently a top-5 ranked bantamweight while competing in the UFC.

‘El Terror’ has fought a who’s who list of fighters to include Urijah Faber, Aljamain Sterling, Petr Yan, Marlon Moraes, Dennis Bermudez, Brian Kelleher, and more.

Rivera, who went undefeated as an amateur mixed martial artist before turning pro in 2008, is only 32 years old and has numerous opportunities ahead of him with BKFC.

Said Dave Feldman, President of BKFC, “This is a huge signing for our company. We’ve been working on it for a few months and both parties are very excited to move forward.”

“Jimmie’s reputation promises excitement in the squared circle and we can’t wait for the BKFC fans to see him in action. It’s truly a special day for BKFC to make this announcement.”

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