Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC), make their triumphant return to Sofia, Bulgaria with BKFC 58 on Friday, March 22 at the Arena Sofia headlined by a light heavyweight clash between Bulgarian rivals Toni Markulev and Kaloyan Kolev.
“Our first event in Bulgaria this past November was a massive success with over 8,000 fans in attendance and we’re very excited to return to the Arena Sofia on Friday, March 22 with another outstanding bare-knuckle event,” said David Feldman, President and Founder of BKFC. “Toni Markulev vs. Kolayan Kolev is a can’t miss main event which promises fireworks from the first scratch. We’ll have more great bare-knuckle fights to announce for BKFC’s return to Bulgaria in the coming weeks.”
Making his bare-knuckle debut at BKFC-58, Toni Markulev holds a professional MMA record of 11-2. His first-round stoppage victory over Andy Cona on May 12, 2019 earned him the Spartacus Fighting Championship 8 Title.
Kolayan Kolev, (1-0), made his successful debut with a first-round stoppage of Amer Abdulnabi at the debut event of BKFC in Bulgaria on November 17, 2023. He also holds a professional MMA record of 12-1.
Tickets for the BKFC-58 are Now On-Sale at BKFC.com. The Arena Sofia is located at Blvd "Asen Yordanov" 1, 1113 БАН IV KM., Sofia, Bulgaria.
BKFC-58 will also be broadcast internationally as part of the BKFC+ Subscription for $7.99 per month on the BKFC App – The Best Value in Combat Sports and is sponsored by Bucked Up, Grunt Style, Fubo Sports, MIT 45, Only Fans and Crescent Tools. Additional sponsors include BoneX, Vostok Europe, Fight Scout and Born Winner.