Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC), The World’s Fastest Growing Sport, has announced a tremendous undercard for BKFC-16 on Friday, March 19 from the Biloxi Civic Center in Biloxi, MS and live on the BKTV APP, (9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT) in addition to globally on FITE PPV. Two preliminary bouts will be streamed free-of-charge on the BKFC YouTube Page starting at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.

“We’re announcing an additional eight fights for BKFC-16 on March 19 in Biloxi, MS,” said Dave Feldman, President of BKFC. “From top to bottom this is one of the strongest cards we’ve put together. Biloxi is truly our second home with this being our seventh event in front of the supportive legion of fans we have there. It’s going to be a full evening of the world’s best bare-knuckle fighting for those in attendance at this sold-out event and those watching on the BKTV App.”

The Biloxi Civic Center is located at 578 Howard Street, Biloxi, MS 39530. Doors will open on the night of the event at 6:00 p.m. CT with the first bell at 7:00 p.m. CT.

Headlining BKFC-16 is a lightweight grudge match between Leonard ‘Bad Boy’ Garcia, (1-1), fighting out of Lubbock, TX and Joe ‘The Hitman’ Elmore, (2-0), of Atlanta, GA.

Co-featured and making his BKFC debut, Former Boxing World Champion DeMarcus ‘Chop Chop’ Corley of Washington, D.C. clashes with BKFC veteran Reggie ‘Eaz-E’ Barnett Jr. of Virginia Beach, VA in a bantamweight bout.

Leading off the undercard in the heavyweight division, BKFC’s First Ever Heavyweight World Champion and the First Heavyweight Police Gazette Champion Arnold Adams (3-1), of Oak Forrest, IL, battles fan favorite Bobo O’Bannon, (1-1) of Mobile, AL

Adams will be making his first start since August 10, 2019 at BKFC-7. Among his three victories include huge wins over current BKFC Heavyweight World Champion Joey Beltran and Sam Shewmaker. O’Bannon returns to the Biloxi squared circle following a memorable one-round slugfest against Shewmaker on December 11, 2020 at BKFC-15.

In an outstanding middleweight matchup, Biloxi, MS hometown favorite, 29-year-old Tyler ‘The Zombie’ Hill, clashes with ‘Z Man’ Zion Tomlinson (1-0), of Roanoke VA. The 21-year-old Tomlinson returns to BKFC following his first-round stoppage of Harrison Aiken on October 16, 2020 at ‘Toe the Line 2.’

Competing at a weight limit of 165lb., Hattiesburg, MS native Brad ‘Machine Gun’ Kelly, (1-0) collides with Elvin ‘El Bandido’ Brito, (2-2) of Puerto Rico. Kelly quickly impressed the Biloxi faithful on December 11, 2020 with a stunning first round knockout of Kaine Tomlinson, Sr. at BKFC-15. Brito returns to action after an action-packed win over Kaleb Harris on July 24, 2020 at BKFC-11.

In a welterweight cross-state showdown, Melvin ‘The Young Assassin’ Guillard, (0-1), of Kenner, LA hits the squared circle against BKFC debuting Scott ‘The Irish Spartan’ O’Shaughnessy, of Slidell, LA.  In his BKFC debut, Guillard suffered an unfortunate hand injury which stopped his fight against Isaac-Valle Flagg at BKFC-7 on October 18, 2019.

In the heavyweight division, Adrian ‘Guard Yo Grill’ Miles, of Birmingham, AL battles Saginaw, MI MMA veteran Jason ‘J Hook Em’ Fish, (1-0)

Fighting at 165lb. Forrest, MS native Kaleb ‘The Lionheart’ Harris, Harris, well known for his show-stopping, one-punch highlight reel knockout of Johnavan Vistante at BKFC 7, faces battle-tested veteran Noah Cutter of Defuniak Springs, FL.

In a bantamweight matchup of Los Angeles, CA based BKFC fighters, David Diaz faces off against Spencer Ruggeri. Both fighters were selected from the BKFC Fighter Tryouts and will be making their promotional debuts.

Rounding out the card in the middleweight division, Louisiana’s Ryan Jones clashes with Eric ‘The Genetic Freak’ Thompson of Slidell, LA.

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