Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship And The Rise Of The Oldest Form Of Combat
Since hitting the scene not that long ago Barer Knuckle Fighting Championship has definitely gained a large number of fans. Transitioning into their next show I have to assume that the number will continue to climb. Why was a promotion able to hop on the scene and have a very successful first event bringing back a form of fighting that has not been legal since the late 1800’s? Let’s take a quick look at some of the historical and current reasons for the rapid growth.
The sheer historical value of Bare Knuckle Boxing completely cultivates and truly intrigues everyone and anyone who first finds out about it. If they understand and appreciate the history behind this wonderful sport then it is a no-brainier to dig deeper and be part of the movement.
The history alone is enough to sell any combat sports fan hook line and sinker. At the very least who wouldn’t want to know more about such an interesting topic which has been around long before modern day combat sports. Access to the internet is available to everyone so finding out this information could not be any easier.
For the lifelong historians and fans of Bare Knuckle Boxing…..SOLD!
Having control over the oldest and most famous belt from the early days of the sport. The prestigious Police Gazette Belt. It is the very first Heavyweight World Championship belt ever in all of sports.
John L. Sullivan who is atop the bare-knuckle boxing hall of fame is one of the most famous figures of all times. Even children recognize the figure even if it is not by name.
John L. Sullivan is, was, and will always be the very first world champion.
Bare Knuckle Boxing has done what even the UFC has not done. It was the very first organization in the history of sports to gain legal sanctions. Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship has actually created a new sport by receiving new regulations which in turn created a new professional sport. This is the first time that this type of combat is considered legal and professional.
Having the bare-knuckle boxing hall of fame along with the Police Gazette on board not only supports all of these claims it gives it it’s much-needed proof of legitimacy. It is also the link between modern day bare-knuckle boxing and its long history from years ago.
Bare Knuckle FC provides true stand-up combat and the exchanging of blows. No wrestling, no kicks, no ground game, and no stalling. What you receive inside the squared circle is full on striking action.
It is the purest form of fighting and has been around since the beginning of mankind.
Bare-knuckle boxing accommodates every single combat sport. You can come from any kind of background. Your unique background paired with the new regulated set of rules makes this type of fighting the perfect platform for anyone.
Modern day warriors such as Bobby Gunn have embraced the culture of the sport. They have kept it alive and relevant as they waited for it to be brought to light and accepted for the world to enjoy.
There is no way to tell what the future will hold, but if I were a betting man I would say that the popularity of this sport will continue to rise. As the popularity of the modern day version continues to rise so will the understanding of the history.
To learn more about the history of the sport go check out the Bare Knuckle Boxing Hall Of Fame website here.
To be a part of the movement and support modern day bare knuckle boxing go look at the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship’s website here.
If you would like to watch the next Bare knuckle FC show live tickets can be purchased here.
If you are not in the area for the August 25 show but want to watch it live on pay-per-view find the information you need here.