UPDATE: BKFC 6 is in the books. After five rounds of action, Artem Lobov was given the unanimous decision victory over Paulie Malignaggi.
The time has finally arrived for BKFC 6.
The event takes place tonight (June 22) inside the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa. Headlining the card will be a grudge match between former world boxing champion Paulie Malignaggi and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Artem Lobov.
The bad blood between Malignaggi and Lobov is well-documented. In the buildup to their bout, Malignaggi has slapped Lobov and even spat on him. Time will tell who gets bragging rights by the end of the night.
That’s not all as former UFC middleweight Chris Leben will go one-on-one with Dakota Cochrane. Leben was initially set to take on former Bellator fighter Brennan Ward, but Ward was pulled from the card.
BKFC 6 will begin at 8 p.m. ET. Keep refreshing this page for live updates below:
- Artem Lobov def. Paulie Malignaggi via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)
- Dakota Cochrane def. Chris Leben via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)
- Johnny Bedford def. Reginald Barnett Jr. via unanimous decision (47-45, 47-45, 48-44)
- Julian Lane def. Tom Shoaff via unanimous decision (49-45, 49-45, 49-45)
- Joey Beltran def. Jamie Campbell via KO – R2, 1:50
- Joe Riggs & Walber Barros Fought To A Draw (47-47, 47-47, 47-47)
- Jim Alers def. Elvin Leon Brito via KO – R1, 0:45
- David Mundell def. Drew Lipton via TKO – R1, 1:35
- Abdiel Velazquez def. Travis Thompson via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 50-45)
- Chris Boffil def. Jared Hayes via KO – R3, 1:55