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BKFC 56 Showdown: Perry vs. Alvarez Headlines a Star-Studded Night at The Maverik Center

Updated: Dec 8, 2023

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship: Perry vs Alvarez

The Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) is set to deliver another electrifying night of fights at BKFC 56 - Perry vs. Alvarez this Saturday, December 2, 2023, at The Maverik Center in Salt Lake City.

The event is headlined by a middleweight division clash that has been eagerly awaited by fight fans: ‘Platinum’ Mike Perry against his long-standing rival Eddie ‘The Underground King’ Alvarez.

In what promises to be a thrilling main event, Perry, known as ‘The Face of Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship,’ will put his formidable skills to the test against Alvarez, a veteran fighter with a reputation for intense and engaging bouts. This matchup is not just a fight; it's a grudge match years in the making, adding a layer of intensity to an already explosive encounter.

The co-main event features a heavyweight battle that is sure to captivate the audience. ‘Big’ Ben Rothwell, a formidable force in the ring, will go head-to-head with former UFC standout Todd Duffee. Both fighters are known for their power and resilience, making this a must-watch for fans of heavy-hitting action.

The women’s division is also set to showcase a highly anticipated title defense. Women’s Flyweight World Champion Christine ‘Misfit’ Ferea will face Australian powerhouse and #3 ranked contender ‘Rowdy’ Bec Rawlings in a rematch that has been brewing with anticipation. Ferea's skill and Rawlings' determination make this a fight that could easily steal the show.

Adding to the excitement, BKFC Featherweight World Champion Kai ‘Hefty Bag’ Stewart will defend his title against Howard Davis, a fast-rising star and the #2 ranked challenger. This matchup is expected to display a high level of technical skill and strategic prowess.

The heavyweight division sees a rematch between former BKFC Heavyweight World Champion Arnold ‘Bomaye’ Adams and Great Britain’s top heavyweight contender Mick Terrill. This fight is a collision of power and strategy, with both fighters seeking to assert their dominance in the division.

In the lightweight division, former UFC Star and BKFC debutant Jeremy Stephens will take on the undefeated Jimmie Rivera. This fight is a perfect blend of experience and rising talent, with both fighters looking to make a statement.

In preparation for this epic event, the final Press Conference, featuring the top 12 fighters along with David Feldman, Founder & President of BKFC, will be hosted on Thursday, November 30 at 5PM ET at the Bucked Up HQ in Salt Lake City.

This press conference will be streamed LIVE on the BKFC App and BKFC YouTube Page, giving fans an insight into the fighters' thoughts and strategies before they step into the ring.

As BKFC 56 - Perry vs. Alvarez approaches, fans are bracing for a night filled with intense battles, remarkable skill, and unforgettable moments, solidifying BKFC’s position as a premier destination for bare-knuckle fighting enthusiasts.

Here is the FULL Fight Card

Main Card

Eddie Alvarez vs. Mike Perry (Main Event)

Ben Rothwell vs. Todd Duffee (Co-Main Event)

Jimmie Rivera vs. Jeremy Stephens

Bec Rawlings vs. Christine Ferea [ BKFCChampionship]

Kai Stewart vs. Howard Davis [BKFC Championship]

Arnold Adams vs. Mick Terrill [ BKFC Championship]

Ben Moa vs. Bridger Bercier

Mike Jones vs. Erick Lozano


Keegan Vandermeer vs. Esteban Rodriguez

LJ Schulz vs. Danny Hilton

Trever Bradshaw vs. Troy Dennison

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