Rock Hill, SC – In South Carolina’s first ever bare knuckle fighting event, Sam Liera overcame a 3rd round eye poke and a pair of knockdowns in the 5th to win the BYB Interim Super Middleweight title over LT Nelson, setting up a unifying match with BYB Super Middleweight champ Jose “The GOAT” Fernandez in 2023.
In the co-main event, hometown fighter Joshua Oxendine finished Christopher Gonzalez with a vicious body shot KO in the 1st round.
Brandon Birr defeated Kendell Ward in the first ever bare knuckle fighting event contest in South Carolina history via 2nd Round TKO.
Ryan Jett improved to 1-1 in the Trigon with a 1st round KO of Nathan Mitchell.
Andre Ewell made his Trigon debut in impressive fashion with a 17-second KO of Nick Villar.
BKB’s Jordan Tompkins defeated Nick Campbell by 1st round KO.
Trevor Ollison took out Roger Hunnell with a 1st round TKO.
Manuel De La Torre outslugged Henry Williams for a 5-round unanimous decision.
Tylor Sigmon made easy work of Cody Jenkins winning via 2nd Round TKO.
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.