Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) reigning flyweight champion Christine Ferea marked her first title defense against the rising star Taylor Starling with a first round knockout in the main event of BKFC 28 at the Rio Rancho Events Center in Albuquerque.
‘Misfit’ won the inaugural 125-pound belt over BKFC veteran Britain Hart at BKFC: KnuckleMania 2 back in February. The former Invicta FC fighter has been a part of the BKFC roster since 2018 and the win over Starling marks her fourth victory in a row.
In addition to that, the co-main event of BKFC 28 featured the promotional debuts of former UFC fighters John Dodson and Ryan Benoit, which ended with Dodson marking a first-round KO over Benoit.
BKFC 28 FULL RESULT:
- Christine Ferea defeats Taylor Starling via KO – Round 1, 0:47
- John Dodson defeats Ryan Benoit via KO – Round 1, 1:40
- Brad Kelly defeats Isaac Vallie-Flagg via unanimous decision (50-44, 50-44, 50-44)
- Jeremy Smith defeats Donald Sanchez via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46)
- Will Santiago defeats Jake Young via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – Round 1, 2:00
- Eric Dodson defeats Nick Villar via KO – Round 1, 0:23
- Tony Soto defeats Joshua Morales via TKO – Round 3, 1:49
- Joshua Moreno defeats Zion Tomlinson via KO – Round 2, 1:00
- Josh Watson defeats Kyle McElroy via TKO – Round 1, 1:24
- Jayme Hinshaw defeats Cassie Robb via TKO – Round 1, 1:18
- Jeremy Sauceda defeats Roderick Stewart via KO – Round 2, 1:38