The Insane Demands Of Bareknuckle Face-Punching

Here at StipeTapped.com we have a pretty well developed espionage department. Well, I say well developed, it’s just me and my dog Rupert and we kind of follow people some times. Rupert is pretty easily distracted so we rarely actually get anything done. Actually, it’s me, I”m the distracted one. I need to stop blaming my problems on others… That’s why Sarah left. What? What was I talking about? Right, so, somehow, some way, we got a hold of a memo that was floating around the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) offices. During the Lobov vs Knight card, promoter David … Continue reading The Insane Demands Of Bareknuckle Face-Punching

BKB 16 Review: UFC vets Pickett and Godbeer Shine in London

A pair of UFC veterans and recent bare knuckle converts made their mark on the un-gloved combat scene at London’s IndigO2 on Saturday night. UK MMA legend Brad Pickett needed precious little time to close the show in the evening’s main event, while heavyweight slugger Mark Godbeer went toe-to-toe with a game opponent for a solid five rounds en route to capturing his first bare knuckle title. ‘One Punch’ – One Round Brad ‘One Punch’ Pickett went into Saturday’s British title contest as a man with little weight on his shoulders… and it showed. Returning to active duty for the … Continue reading BKB 16 Review: UFC vets Pickett and Godbeer Shine in London

BKB 16 Preview: The Bare Knuckle Shuffle

Twenty years ago you’d have been hard pressed to find a casual fight fan out there that’d even heard of ‘bare knuckle boxing’, let alone actually witnessed a contest with their very own eyes. At the turn of the century, Guy Ritchie’s Brit-sploitation classic ‘Snatch’ lifted the lid on the murky world of unlicensed and bare knuckle pugilism, but its romanticised, smoke-filled and beer-drenched pastiche of the underworld’s favourite pass-time was a gargantuous far cry from the reality of the bare knuckle scene. For the most part, bare knuckle in the late 1990s wasn’t that vastly different from bare knuckle … Continue reading BKB 16 Preview: The Bare Knuckle Shuffle