The BKFC 19: VANZANT vs. OSTOVICH Friday night in Tampa, Florida will have a special pay-per-view edition featuring UFC Hall of Famer â€œThe Icemanâ€ Chuck Liddell’s commentary.
Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship President David Feldman, Daniel Hollaway & Ross Patterson, co-founders of the Drinkinâ€™ Bros Network, and Michael Weber, COO of FITE, announced Thursday the ground-breaking PPV edition of the broadcast, which will be exclusively on FITE.
â€œIâ€™m excited to work with FITE and The Drinkinâ€™ Bros to provide this unprecedented live viewing option for fight fans,â€ said Feldman. â€œChuck Liddell is an icon in combat sports, and The Drinkinâ€™ Bros is one of the most outrageous networks ever â€“ we are always up to break boundaries and do things our way â€“ so we feel this a perfect fit for BKFC and we appreciate
FITE for stepping up to make this happen.â€
Joining Liddell in the special PPV booth are Holloway and Patterson.
The BKFC 19 main event features the return of the ultra-popular striker Paige VanZant in an epic ‘rematch’ with Rachael Ostovich. The pair last fought in UFC, with VanZant winning via second-round submission. The co-main event sees a heavyweight title fight between current BKFC Champion Arnold Adams and Thai Boxer and knockout artist Michael Terrill.
The BKFC 19: VANZANT VS OSTOVICH starts at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT and is available for only $39.99. The â€œDrinkinâ€™ Brosâ€ featuring Chuck Liddell special edition of BKFC can be purchased on FITE at: https://www.jdoqocy.com/click-100451846-14696144
â€œThis weekend, veterans donâ€™t have to drink alone or watch fights alone,â€ said Hollaway. â€œWe are honored to have this opportunity to present the Drinkinâ€™ Bros edition of BKFC 19 to our fans and followers, and we are beyond excited for the fights. Weâ€™ve been big fans of BKFC since the start.â€
This special collaboration is made possible by Jen Wenk, APR, STAR Public Relations, and Adam Roorda, principal, MMA Power Hour, who all served as concept originators and developers.
â€œFITE prides itself on its streaming technology, media, marketing, and partnerships,â€ said Kim Hurwitz, FITEâ€™s Chief Marketing Officer. â€œWhen this opportunity arose, it seemed like something our FITE fans would enjoy, because weâ€™re fight fans too.â€
Also part of the live PPV card is Britain Hart in her first fight back since defeating VanZant in her much-hyped debut to bare knuckle fighting. Hart takes on Jenny â€œSavageâ€ Clausius, who fans may remember from Dana Whiteâ€™s â€œLookinâ€™ for a Fightâ€ web series. In a special attraction, famed rapper and former D2 college quarterback, Blueface (Tiktok: @bluefacebleedem) will make his bare knuckle premiere against the comedian and TikTok badboy, Kane Trujillio (@kane).
Tampa favorite Geane Herrera enters the BKFC squared circle once again to take on â€œThe Nightmareâ€ Abdiel Velasquez in a 125 lb. bout, followed by the 125 lb. female matchup Taylor â€œKilla Beeâ€ Starling vs. Cassie â€œThe Hulkâ€ Robb, who is making her BKFC debut.
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