BYB Extreme Bare Knuckle Fighting returned home to South Florida for BYB 19 Brawl in the Pines on Thursday, August 10 at the Charles F. Dodge City Center. The action-packed card will featured four hard-hitting title matchups in BYBs patented mighty Trigon, the smallest fighting surface in combat sports.
Sam Liera left no doubt unifying the BYB Super Middleweight Championship with a dominating performance over hometown champion Jose Fernandez in Fernandez’s return match from injury. Liera won by third-round TKO.
Carlos Alexandre claimed the vacant BYB Welterweight title with an impressive fifth-round TKO against heavy-hitting former UFC star Andre Ewell.
Fight of the Night went to Lorawnt-T Nelson and UK’s James Connelly (BKB) who fought to a unanimous draw in a battle for the vacant Police Gazette World Diamond 156-165 Belt after numerous big shots and a pair of point deductions against Connelly.
Brandon Birr outlasted Harold McQueen in a slugfest to be crowned the first-ever BYB featherweight champion after a sixth-round DQ and Doctors Stoppage.
Yordan Fuentes got his first win in the Trigon in his bare knuckle debut against Brandon Johnson with a fourth-round TKO.
Rynell Riley won by a first round DQ after Gregoris Cisneros hit him with late blows in a super middleweight matchup.
Heavyweights Josh Burns and Levi Costa traded big shots throughout their five-round fight bout with Costa coming away with the unanimous decision.
Jessika Smith earned her first bare knuckle victory with a fifth round TKO over Casie Dees. Referee Bobby Wombacher ruled the chaotic opening bout between Chad Kelly and Zion Tomlinson Sr. a no-contest after the second round.