Artem Lobov (Phil Lambert/Combat Press)

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 5 Results: Lobov Bests Knight in Thriller, Leben Runs Through Baesman

On Saturday, April 6, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship hosted its fifth event from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Miss.

In the night’s main event, a pair of UFC veterans squared off as Russian Artem Lobov took on Jason Knight.

Also on the card, longtime MMA veteran Chris Leben faced Justin Baesman and Christine Ferea battled Britain Hart for the women’s featherweight title.


The event kicked off with five preliminary-card bouts streaming free on Combat Press via Fite TV at 7 p.m. ET. The night’s main card aired live on Combat Press via Fite TV pay-per-view at 9 p.m. ET.

Artem Lobov def. Jason Knight by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-46)
Chris Leben def. Justin Baesman by knockout (punches). Round 1, 0:25
Christine Ferea def. Britain Hart by TKO (doctor’s stoppage). Round 2, 1:09 – for women’s featherweight title
Sam Shewmaker vs. Chase Sherman ruled a split draw (45-50, 48-47, 48-48)
Reggie Barnett def. Rusty Crowder by unanimous decision (50-44 x3) – lightweight tournament semifinal
Isaac Vallie-Flagg def. Randy Hedderick by TKO (hand injury). Round 3, 1:22
Johnny Bedford def. Abdiel Velazquez by knockout (uppercut). Round 4, 0:58 – lightweight tournament semifinal
Harris Stephenson def. Khalib Harris by split decision (50-47, 47-48, 49-46)
Sheena Starr def. Ivana Coleman by knockout (punch). Round 2, 0:37
Bobo O’Bannon def. Troy Beets by TKO (punches). Round 4