On Saturday, June 2, the inaugural Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship took place at the Cheyenne Ice and Events Center from Cheyenne, Wyo.
In the evening’s main event, former UFC heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez fought Lewis Rumsey.
In the night’s heavyweight tournament action, GLORY veteran Maurice Jackson took on Hawaiian Dale Sopi, Missouri’s Sam Shewmaker faced Bellator veteran Eric Prindle, and Arnold Adams battled World Series of Fighting veteran D.J. Linderman.
On the main card, UFC veteran Bec Rawlings met pro boxer Alma Garcia, Alaska FC heavyweight champ Tony Lopez took on UFC and Bellator veteran Joey Beltran, and UFC veterans Johnny Bedford and Estevan Payan met Nick Mamalis and Omar Avelar, respectively.
The event aired live at 9 p.m. ET on Combat Press via Fite TV.