Albuquerque, New Mexico: Five of the top superstars in combat sports fighting at KnuckleMania 3, The Biggest Combat Sports Event in New Mexico History, will meet the media and fans for the first time as Bare-Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC), The World’s Fastest Growing Combat Sports’ Promotion, hosts an Open to the Public Press Conference on Thursday, January 19 at 3:00 p.m. MST at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, NM.
KnuckleMania 3 is headlined by the long-awaited BKFC Light Heavyweight World Championship Unification between public enemies, ‘Double Champ’ Lorenzo ‘The Juggernaut’ Hunt, (8-1-0, 7 KOs), of St. Augustine, Florida, and BKFC Interim Light Heavyweight Champion Mike ‘The Marine’ Richman, (4-0-0, 4 KOs), of Rosemount, Minnesota.
Co-featured at KnuckleMania 3 is the highly anticipated welterweight clash between cross-state arch-rivals; Former Boxing World Champion Austin ‘No Doubt’ Trout of Las Cruces, NM, and UFC Legend Diego ‘The Nightmare’ Sanchez of Albuquerque, NM.
Also, just announced for KnuckleMania 3 is an outstanding flyweight clash between popular, local fan favorite John ‘The Magician’ Dodson, (1-0, 1 KO), of Albuquerque, NM, and former BKFC World Champion Jarod ‘Kid Gatti’ Grant, (5-1, 4 KOs) of Pembroke Pines, FL.
Advance tickets for KnuckleMania 3 starting at $45 are Now On-Sale and may be purchased online at BKFC.com. The Tingley Coliseum is located at 300 San Pedro Drive, Albuquerque, NM. Doors will open on the night of the event at 6:00 p.m. local time. KnuckleMania 3 will also be broadcast internationally on the New BKFC App and is sponsored by Only Fans, Crescent Tools, LIONS NOT SHEEP, Nerd Focus Energy Drink, Global Fight Token, and Knockout Gummies.
Scheduled to attend the Press Conference:
- Lorenzo ‘The Juggurnaut’ Hunt / BKFC Two-Weight Division World Champion
- Mike ‘The Marine’ Richman / BKFC Interim Light Heavyweight Champion
- Austin ‘No Doubt’ Trout / Former Junior Middleweight Boxing World Champion
- Diego ‘The Nightmare’ Sanchez / UFC Legend
- John ‘The Magician’ Dodson / BKFC Flyweight Contender
- David Feldman / President and Founder of BKFC
KNUCKLEMANIA 3 Fight Card (so far):
- Lorenzo The Juggernaut Hunt vs Mike The Marine Richman
- Wil The Brown Bomber Santiago vs Noah Cutter
- Jayme ATOMBOMB Hinshaw vs Charisa Sigala
- Nick Gonzalez vs Lardy Navarro
- Joshua Moreno vs Christian Torres
- Chevvy Wild Man Bridges vs Kevin Crash Croom
- Diego Sanchez vs Austin Trout
- John ‘The Magician’ Dodson vs Jarod ‘Kid Gatti’ Grant
- Eric Thuggy Bear Dodson vs Gene Perez
- Anthony Sanchez vs Derek Perez
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.