UFC fan favorite Artem Lobov took on fellow former Octagon vet Jason Knight in the main event of tonight’s (Sat., April 6, 2019) Bare Knuckle FC 5 from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Miss.
But first, ‘The Russian Hammer’ had to get past hometown favorite Knight. What transpired was a bloody war where Lobov emerged victorious via unanimous decision.
It wasn’t an easy ride, however, as both men took their fair share of punishment. As expected, the action turned hot and heavy early:
Both fighters went down in the opening round as well:
At one point, Lobov even knocked out Knight’s tooth:
The action was heavy in the fourth round:
Finally, the fighters went to battle in an absolute bloody mess in the final round:
Lobov went on to win a war in a fight was largely applauded for its hard-hitting action. He should move forth into a grudge match with Malignaggi.