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Johny Hendricks Grills Bas Rutten Over WBKFF Fiasco

Chris Leben isn't the only fighter who has taken issue with Bas Rutten over the World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) debacle. Hendricks competed on the first and only WBKFF card, taking on Dakota Cochrane. Hendricks lost the bout via second-round TKO. Little did Hendricks know that the defeat would...

Chris Leben Speaks On Bas Rutten’s Involvement In WBKFF Fiasco

Chris Leben plans to sue the World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) owner Tom Stankiewicz and he isn't exactly convinced that Bas Rutten is free of any blame for the promotion's controversy. WBKFF has allegedly failed to pay fighters their full purse for the Nov. 2018 event. Leben is suing...

Chris Leben Files Lawsuit Against WBKFF

The World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) screwed over a lot of fighters after its inaugural event. The show went down on November 10th and featured the likes of former UFC stars Chris Leben, Johny Hendricks, Phil Baroni, and more. Initially, former NFL star Shawne Merriman was in agreement to fight on the card....

Chris Leben Has High Hopes For WBKFF’s Future

Chris Leben believes the world of bare knuckle fighting has a long and healthy future. Leben headlined the first World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) event earlier this month. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight took on Phil Baroni in a light heavyweight clash. Leben earned a first-round TKO...

Bas Rutten Releases Statement on WBKFF Contract Issues

The first World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) event is in the books, but there was a swarm of drama ahead of the show. Former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman and former Bellator title contender Brennan Ward were scheduled to be on the card. Ward was set to meet former Ultimate...

Former NFL Star Shawne Merriman Making Bare Knuckle Boxing Debut

Shawne Merriman is trying his hand at bare knuckle boxing. In the NFL, Merriman was a fierce linebacker, who spent most of his career playing for the San Diego Chargers. While injuries ultimately led to the end of Merriman's career, he isn't afraid to go in a different direction. Merriman...