Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship presents BKFC-15 on Friday, December 11 emanating from the Biloxi Civic Center in Biloxi, MS and broadcast live on the BKTV App, it was announced today by Dave Feldman, President of BKFC.
BKFC-15 ‘The British Are Coming’ is headlined by the highly anticipated BKFC Heavyweight World Title Eliminator between Mark ‘The Hand Of’ Godbeer and Sam ‘The Mountain Man’ Shewmaker. Co-featured in a Highly Anticipated Grudge Match, Tyler ‘The Tornado’ Goodjohn and Charles ‘Felony’ Bennett clash in the 150lb. division.
“We couldn’t be more enthusiastic after BKFC-14 to announce our return to Biloxi, MS on December 11 with this stacked event,” said Feldman. ‘The response from the fans and media in the week since the Miami show has just been phenomenal. Over the last two years I’ve been hearing how superior the British bareknuckle fighters are and at BKFC-15 they’ll have a chance to prove that against two of our country’s very best.”
“This is our sixth event in Biloxi, MS and it’s a terrific way for our fans to share in capping off a tremendous year for BKFC!”
Limited tickets for BKFC-15 are priced from $55 to $125 and are now on-sale through the BKFC website, (www.BareKnuckle.TV ). The event will follow all government protocols with socially distanced seating and all attendees wearing face masks.
A native of Taunton, England, the 36-year-old Godbeer has been highly successful over his 11-year mixed martial arts career. Competing in UFC and Bellator, he compiled a record of 13-5 including a victory over Walt Harris at the famed UFC 217 on November 4, 2017 at Madison Square Garden. Fighting in bare knuckle bouts, Godbeer is 3-0 with two knockouts having stopped Siala-Mou Siliga in the first round on September 21, 2019.
A native of Gravois Mills, MO and also 36-years-old, Shewmaker, (3-1-1 in bare knuckle) has been a BKFC fan favorite since his stunning first round knockout over Eric Prindle at BKFC-1.
Known for his thunderous power, Shewmaker throws right hands the equivalent to a pitcher hitting 100 miles per hour on the radar gun. He will be looking to re-enter the win column following a hotly contested draw against Chase Sherman in April of last year.
Fighting out of Cambridgeshire, England, the 29-year-old Goodjohn, a lightning rod for controversy, boisterously jumped into the squared circle to challenge Luis Palomino at BKFC-14 following his first-round knockout of Jim Alers. The former porn star with a record of 2-0 in bare knuckle and 13-5 in boxing has been training in Las Vegas, NV in anticipation for his BKFC debut against Charles Bennett.
Fighting out of Gainesville, FL the popular Bennett has had an illustrious mixed martial arts career spanning 73 bouts including fights in Japan, China and Australia. Competing for the third time in BKFC, he will be looking for his first victory having suffered a hand injury in the second round of his last fight against Johnny Bedford at BKFC-9.
Additional fights planned for BKFC-15 will be announced shortly.