Rio Rancho, NM: Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC), the World’s Fastest-Growing Combat Sport, debuts in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Saturday, August 27 at the Rio Rancho Events Center.
Ticket Information for BKFC‐28 can be found at BKFC.com or you can purchase your tickets HERE. BKFC‐28 will also be broadcast globally on the New BKFC App.
The event will be headlined by the Women’s Flyweight World Championship between Champion Christine ‘Misfit’ Ferea, and Undefeated #2 Ranked Contender Taylor ‘Killa Bee’ Starling.
The promotion announced that Donald Sanchez fighting out of Albuquerque, New Mexico will face Jeremy Smith fighting out of Johannesburg, Gauteng.
Donald is an MMA Vet with an MMA record of 30-20, he made his pro-MMA debut back in 2005 when he defeated Joseph Davidson. He will be coming into this fight with his most recent loss in a Pro Boxing match against Austin Williams at Andrade vs. Keeler. Donald has about ten pro boxing bouts and is hanging up the boxing gloves, for now, and will be using his bare knuckles to do all the talking when he debuts at BKFC 28 and showcase his skills in front of his hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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FightBook MMA did reach out to Donald and states: “New sport. New weight. New me.
Going back to my roots. What I grew up doing. What got me in a world of trouble but yet saved my life.”
Jeremy is no stranger to fighting in the bare-knuckle scene as he made his debut against Teagan Dooley but unfortunately, he did lose this fight at by Dr. stoppage at BYB 8: Tis the Season to Brawl. He’s coming into this fight with a win against Davian Green at BKFC Fight Night. Jeremy started his pro-MMA career back in 2009 when he defeated Martin van Staden. Jeremy has fought around the world including the Bahrainian promotion BRAVE CF. With his most recent win under the BKFC banner, he would like to have this win and climb the ladder to becoming a Bare Knuckle champ.
FightBook MMA reached out to Jeremy and states: “My opponent is a veteran in combat sports and so am I, I think it’s gonna be a great fight, both of us are tough fighters who enjoy to scrap. Gonna be a great fight for the fans.”
BKFC 28 Fight Card (so far):
- Christine Ferea vs. Taylor Starling
- John Dodson vs. Ryan Benoit
- Donald Sanchez vs. Jeremy Smith
- Isaac Vallie Flagg vs. Brad Kelley
- Eric Dodson vs. Nick Villar
- Joshua Moreno vs. Zion Tomlinson, Sr.
- Kyle McElroy vs. Josh Watson
- Jayme Hinshaw vs. Cassie Robb
*Bout order and fight card subject to change without notice*
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.
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