UPDATE: WBKFF 1 is in the books. Chris Leben stopped Phil Baroni in the opening round. Meanwhile, Johny Hendricks suffered a knockout loss
The World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) is set for its first event.
Tonight (Nov. 9), former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veterans Chris Leben and Phil Baroni will collide. The two will be fighting in the light heavyweight division. The action goes down live inside the Casper Events Center in Casper, Wyoming.
WBKFF 1 – The Rest Of The Card
In the co-headliner, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will return to action. He was initially set to meet Bellator veteran Brennan Ward, but that changed once Ward had a contract dispute. Instead, Hendricks will go one-on-one with Dakota Cochrane. Some more familiar faces are also set for the event such as Josh Neer, Robbie Peralta, Estevan Payan, Mike Bronzoulis, and Issac Vallie-Flagg.
MMA News has got you covered with live results of the action. The preliminary portion of the card is set to begin at 8:30 p.m. ET. The main card is set to start at 10 p.m. ET. The main card will be airing live on pay-per-view. If you wish to catch the prelims, FITE TV will be airing them live and free. You can watch the action above.
Keep refreshing this page for live updates below:
Chris Leben def. Phil Baroni via TKO – R1, 1:19
Dakota Cochrane def. Johny Hendricks via KO – R2, 0:21
Julian Lane def. Joey Angelo via split decision (47-48, 49-46, 49-46)
Christina Marks def. Jasmine Clarkson via TKO – R2, 1:54
Estevan Payan vs. Mike Bronzoulis
Robbie Peralta def. Jay Cuccinello via unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-45)
Leon Mynhardt def. Nick Gonzalez via TKO – R2, 0:56
Josh Neer def. Mike Alderete via TKO – R3, 5:00
Joey Munoz def. Marcelo Alfaya via majority decision (47-47, 48-47, 48-46)
Isaac Vallie-Flagg def. Cory Simpson via TKO – R2, 1:10
Juan Torres def. C.J. Leveque via TKO – R2, 1:33
Jeff Chiffens def. Fred Pierce via TKO – R1, 1:04
NOTE: Estevan Payan was pulled from the card. Mike Bronzoulis advances in the $100,000 tournament.