BYB 14 Carolina Brawl will take place December 9 at the Rock Hill Sports & Event Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Last month, the South Carolina State Athletic Commission legalized bare knuckle fighting events in the state. BYB 14 will be the first such event in the Carolinas. Undefeated super middleweights LT “Smash” Nelson and Sam “The Caveman” Liera will face off in the main event for the BYB Interim Super Middleweight title. The winner will face BYB Super Middleweight champion Jose “The GOAT” Fernandez in 2023 upon Fernandez’s return to action following surgery. To purchase tickets, visit bybtickets.com.
BYB 14 will be broadcast live on pay-per-view at combatcast.tv/byb.
Other fights include*:
Joshua Oxendine (Fighting Out of Pembroke, North Carolina) vs. Christopher Gonzalez (Fighting Out of Dade City, Florida by way of Passaic, New Jersey)
Ryan Jett (Fighting Out of Charlotte, North Carolina) vs. Nathan Mitchell (Fighting Out of Batesville, Mississippi)
Andre Ewell (Fighting Out of Riverside, California) vs. Nick Villar (Fighting Out of Glastonbury, Connecticut)
Nick Campbell (Fighting out of Spartanburg, South Carolina) vs. Jordan Tompkins (BKB – Fighting out of London, England)
Roger Hunnell (Fighting Out of Tazewell, Virginia) vs. Trevor Ollison (Fighting Out of Hot Springs, Arkansas)
Manuel De La Torre (Fighting Out Fullerton, California) vs. Henry Williams (Fighting Out of Clearwater, Florida)
Brandon Birr (Fighting Out of Cleveland, Ohio) vs. Kendell Ward (Fighting Out of Nampa, Idaho)
Originating in South Florida with backyard legend Dada 5000, whose backyard fights gained worldwide popularity online, BYB was founded to harness the excitement of bare knuckle boxing into a more structured product for a wider, more mainstream audience. Since 2015, BYB has worked diligently to grow the reach of bare knuckle boxing on both a domestic and international level, hosting events in Wyoming, Mississippi, Florida and London, and is continuing to work with athletic commissions throughout the United States globally to expand the fanbase growing sport of bare knuckle boxing. For more information on BYB, visit bybextreme.com and follow @bybextreme on social.
*Fight card subject to change.