Lorenzo Hunt vs. Josh Dyer middleweight clash added to BKFC 17 - Event hype video released


Lorenzo Hunt - BKFC KnuckleMania - Photo by Phil Lambert for Bare Knuckle FC
Lorenzo Hunt - BKFC KnuckleMania - Photo by Phil Lambert for Bare Knuckle FC

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, (BKFC), The World’s Fastest Growing Sport, announced today a tremendous middleweight battle added to BKFC-17 as Lorenzo ‘The Juggernaut’ Hunt, (4-1, 3 KOs), of St. Augustine, FL faces South Dakota’s Josh ‘Ken Doll’ Dyer, (1-0, 1 KO), on Friday, April 30, 2021 at the Boutwell Auditorium in Birmingham, AL and live on the BKTV APP, (9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT) in addition to globally on FITE PPV.

“Known for his show-stopping knockouts, ‘The Juggernaut’ has become a true BKFC fan favorite over the last two years and made another huge splash at ‘KnuckleMania,” said Dave Feldman, President of BKFC. “He called and wanted to make a quick return against another tough opponent and we fulfilled his wish. Josh Dyer is a very strong, skilled fighter who literally walks right through punches and will take the fight to Lorenzo Hunt from the opening bell.”


“This fight is a terrific addition to our already announced main and co-main at BKFC-17 as we continue to stack the card.”

Hunt is coming off a blistering second-round knockout over Rob Morrow at ‘KnuckleMania’ that had the huge crowd at the RP Funding Center and followers on BKFC’s social media pages buzzing. It was the heavy-hitter’s third straight BKFC knockout victory.

Dyer made a memorable BKFC debut, overcoming constant incoming fire from Jared Warren to earn a third-round knockout at BKFC-12 on September 11, 2020 in Daytona Beach, FL.

Headlining BKFC-17 is a monumental heavyweight clash between Dillon ‘Bad Boy’ Cleckler, (2-0, 2 KO’s), of Pensacola, FL and Josh ‘The Hammer’ Burns, (1-0, 1 KO), of Dearborn, MI. Co-featured in the Quarter-Finals of the BKFC 175lb. Tournament, Birmingham fan favorite Marcel ‘Swift’ Stamps, (2-1), faces-off against Mike ‘The Marine’ Richman of Rosemount, MN.

Remaining tickets for BKFC-17 can be purchased at BKFC.com. The Boutwell Auditorium is located at 1930 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35203. Doors will open on the night of the event at 6:00 p.m. CT with the first bell at 7:00 p.m. CT.

More information on BKFC-17 will be announced shortly.

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