Big news from the world of BKB, it has been announced today that a fully sanctioned bare knuckle event is going to be held in the state of Florida. Today Bobby Gunn and the Police Gazette, a long time proponent of Boxing and bare knuckle prize fighting going back to the 19th century announced that a fully sanctioned bare knuckle event will be taking place on June the 11th.
The Police Gazette has also announced its official rankings on its website with our heavyweight champion Bobby Gunn holding the top spot.
Its the bare knuckle super fight that everybody wants to see! For the past seven years Bobby Gunn has been asking Kimbo Slice to lose the 4oz MMA gloves and return to his roots in bare knuckle boxing, in a show down of epic proportions.
Bobby Gunn has had over 70 bare knuckle fights and not lost yet, using power, precision and timing Bobby Gunn has dominated bare knuckle boxing to become the only official heavyweight world champion and he is willing to put his belt on the line for a show down with Mr Slice. Recently featured in Mens Journal and Rolling Stone, Bobby Gunn is gaining momentum in the main stream media and taking bare knuckle boxing to a whole new level.
Bare knuckle boxing is the purest form of combat sport, and the precursor to the Queensbury rules gloved boxing we all know and love today. Bobby Gunn aims to bring raw, no bandage, bare knuckle boxing back in to the hearts and minds of the world at large after being relegated to the shadows and back alleys following the last bare knuckle world champion John L Sullivan. Much like MMA has risen to become a powerhouse sport, bare knuckle boxing is sending shock waves throughout the world of combat sport and brings with it a rich and colorful heritage.
Kimbo Slice is an accomplished bare knuckle pugilist who rose to fame when his fights were posted on YouTube. Coming off the back of a win over Dada 5000 of the BYB movement, now is the perfect time for Kimbo to put pen to paper, get the fight on and mix it up at the highest level.
Twitter has been set alight recently with tweets calling for this fight to happen, this is the fight that the fans want, that the world of BKB needs and a fight that will truly make the history books.
This months edition of Mens Journal see’s Bobby Gunn getting some big time recognition for all the years of fighting in the underground bare knuckle scene. The article titled Champion of the Underworld by Stayton Bonner, details the trails and tribulations that Bobby has faced in life and competing in bare knuckle bouts. Through pain and adversity Bobby has, for the love of the sport dragged bare knuckle kicking and screaming from the back alleys into the public arena.
This magazine article adds to what we all know already, that the world is ready for legitimate bare knuckle boxing bouts and the credibility that Bobby Gunn brings with him.