Britain Hart (Phil Lambert/Combat Press)

BKFC ‘Knuckle Mania’ Results: Hart Spoils VanZant’s Debut, Nguyen Unseats Bedford

On Friday, Feb. 5, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship hosted Knuckle Mania from Lakeland, Fla.

In the night’s main event, UFC veteran Paige VanZant made her promotional debut against veteran Britain Hart.

The night’s co-main event featured gold on the line as UFC veteran Johnny Bedford squared off with Dat Nguyen for the 135-pound title.


Finally, Ultimate Fighter alum Chris Leben battled Quentin Henry.

The night’s preliminary card aired live and free at 8 p.m. ET. The main card followed live below via Fite TV pay-per-view at 9 p.m. ET.

Britain Hart def. Paige VanZant by unanimous decision (49-46 x3)
Dat Nguyen def. Johnny Bedford by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 49-46) – for 135-pound title
Chris Leben def. Quentin Henry by knockout (left shovel hook). Round 1, 1:07
Martin Brown def. Zach Zane by TKO (right hook). Round 2, 1:28
Lorenzo Hunt def. Rob Morrow by knockout (left hook). Round 4, 2:00
John Chalbeck def. Greg Bono by knockout (overhand right). Round 3, 0:28
Haim Gozali def. John McAllister by knockout (punches). Round 2, 1:08
Dillon Cleckler def. Chris Jensen by knockout (body shot). Round 1, 0:34
Taylor Starling def. Charisa Sigala by unanimous decision (50-43, 50-43, 49-44)
Travis Thompson def. Dave Morgan by TKO (punches). Round 2, 0:22
Jarod Grant def. Brandon Lambert by knockout (punches). Round 3, 1:11
Jeff Bailey def. Drew Lipton by knockout (punches). Round 1, 1:32