Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) has been aggressive in its efforts to bolster its growing roster. After signing former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) “it” girl, Paige VanZant, the promotion expressed interest in signing Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem.
Now, it seems BKFC is in the process of landing another former UFC veteran in the form of Tim Kennedy. The former Middleweight contender teased a possible hook up with the bare knuckle boxing organization on Instagram, saying it could happen after he gets 100 percent healthy after recent knee surgery.
Kennedy hasn’t competed in more than four years, with his last fight taking place at UFC 206 in Dec. 2016, a third round technical knockout loss to Kelvin Gastelum. Prior to that, the former Strikeforce Middleweight title contender suffered a similar defeat at the hands of Yoel Romero at UFC 178, giving him the first back-to-back losses of his career. All four of Kennedy’s career mixed martial arts (MMA) losses came against either former champions or ex-title contenders.
Anyone think the former UFC and Army veteran can make some noise in the bare knuckle boxing arena?