Shawny Mack talks with James Lilley on his triumphant debut in American bare knuckle fighting.
Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) is the first promotion allowed to hold a legal, sanctioned, and regulated bare knuckle event in the United States since 1889.
Based in Philadelphia, and headed by President and former professional boxer David Feldman, BKFC is dedicated to preserving the historical legacy of bare knuckle fighting, while utilizing a specifically created rule set that emphasizes fighter safety.
Fighters are permitted to wrap and tape the wrist, thumb, and mid-hand. No gauze or tape can be within 1 inch of the knuckles.
Fighters will “Toe The Line” There are two lines, three feet apart, in the center of the ring where the fighters will start each round. The front foot will be on the line, and then the referee will instruct the fighters to “Knuckle Up” this means the beginning of the round/bout.
If you are looking for help in solving video issues such as trouble logging in to your BKFC apps or watching live streams, please look for the yellow SUPPORT or (?) button in the bottom right of your screen. Our customer service team is standing by ready to help you.
To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, or other questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will route your request to the appropriate member of staff.