BKFC Prospect Series: Newcastle Results

BKFC Prospect Series: Newcastle Results

Sunday, Jun 09 2024 by BKFC Staff

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC), the world’s fastest growing combat sports promotion, delivered another electric bare knuckle fighting event in the United Kingdom on Saturday with BKFC Prospect Series: Newcastle at the sold-out Walker Activity Dome in Newcastle, UK.

In the Main Event, the debuting Paul Venis of Middlesbrough, England picked himself up off the canvas to defeat Sofia, Bulgaria’s Stanoy Tabakov in their highly anticipated heavyweight showdown. Venis logged five knockdowns of his own en route to the third-round TKO victory. Time of the stoppage was 47 seconds into the third stanza. Venis improves to 1-0, while Tabakov falls to 1-1.

In the Co-Main Event, Bishop Auckland, England upstart Pic Jardine introduced himself in style to BKFC fans with a third-round TKO over the previously undefeated Bart Krol in their middleweight matchup. Time of the stoppage was 35 seconds into the third frame. Jardine, who was cornered by BKFC World Heavyweight Champion Mick Terrill, scored two knockdowns in the fight. Krol, who hails from Pila, Poland, is now 3-1 in the Squared Circle.

In the Feature Fight, Carlisle, England’s Danny Christie upped his BKFC record to 5-1 with a unanimous decision victory over Jimmy Millar of Bournemouth, England in the middleweight division. Christie logged two knockdowns in the fight. The judges scored it 50-44, 49-45, 49-44. Millar is now 1-1.

Danny Moir of Scarborough, England edged out Ashington, England’s John Ferguson to win by split decision in their back-and-forth, light-heavyweight matchup. Moir is now 1-0 under the BKFC banner, while Ferguson is 1-2.

Fitzwilliam, England’s Jack Culshaw made a statement in his BKFC debut with a third-round TKO victory over the previously unbeaten Bartek Kanabey of Workington, England. Culshaw sent his opponent to the canvas twice. Time of the stoppage as 1:35. Kanabey falls to 2-1 in the Squared Circle.

Cameron Hardy of Darlington, England turned heads in his BKFC debut with a five-knockdown performance against Kirkby, England’s Bryan Creighton in their featherweight battle. The bout was called to a stop 43 seconds into the fifth round, with Hardy winning by KO.

Darwen, England’s Stevie Taylor was victorious in his BKFC debut after his cruiserweight bout with Jakub Kosicki of Poznan, Poland was stopped by the ringside doctor in the fourth round. Time of the TKO stoppage was 1:51. Kosicki is now 0-1.

Bradley Taylor of Hartlepool, England improved to 2-0 under the BKFC banner with a 43-second TKO victory over debuting Glasgow, Scotland’s Dan Mohammed in their bantamweight matchup. Taylor dropped Mohammed twice.

Debuting Jarrow, England heavyweight Gary Slator needed just 56 seconds to take out Rob Cunningham of Deeside, Wales. Slator sent Cunningham to the canvas twice en route to the first-round TKO victory. Cunningham is now 2-2 in his BKFC career.

Luke Beamish of Birkenhead, England was victorious by unanimous decision in his spirited welterweight showdown with Hartlepool, England’s Will Rochester. The judges’ scores weren’t given. Both fighters were debuting for BKFC.

Bradford, England’s Ryan Sanson dropped Jeremy Waltron of Hexham, England in the second round of their welterweight matchup, paving the way for the unanimous decision victory. The judges’ scores weren’t given. Both fighters were making their debut for BKFC.

BKFC Prospect Series: Newcastle Results

Paul Venis def. Stanoy Tabakov via TKO in Round 3 (0:47)

Pic Jardine def. Bart Krol via TKO in Round 3 (0:35)

Danny Christie def. Jimmy Millar via Unanimous Decision (50-44, 49-45, 49-44)

Danny Moir def. John Ferguson via Split Decision

Jack Culshaw def. Bartek Kanabey via TKO in Round 3 (1:35)

Cameron Hardy def. Bryan Creighton via KO in Round 5 (0:43)

Stevie Taylor def. Jakub Kosicki via TKO in Round 4 (1:51)

Bradley Taylor def. Dan Mohammed via TKO in Round 1 (0:43)

Gary Slator def. Rob Cunningham via TKO in Round 1 (0:56)

Luke Beamish def. Will Rochster via Unanimous Decision

Ryan Sanson def. Jeremy Waltron via Unanimous Decision