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Jorge Masvidal to Launch Bare-Knuckle MMA Promotion in Miami – MMA Root

Ultimate Fighting Championship champion Jorge Masvidal plans to start his own fighting championship in the near future.

On Thursday, shortly before the UFC 261 press conference, Masvidal presented a video announcing his new championship. Masvidal will work with rapper Anuel AA to start a BMA game called Gamebred Fighting Championship. “Gamebred” will fight Kamaru Usman in a rematch of the 2020 battle on Saturday, and has already set his sights on the future, win or lose.

According to information, the organization will use rules according to the Unified Rules of MMA, only that gloves will not be used by the fighters. The first event is scheduled to take place in Miami on June 25, and no contestants or venues have been announced at this time. Masvidal partner Anuel AA owns a clothing brand called Real Hasta La Muerte, or “Real Until Death” and every competitor will wear clothes from this company

According to Masvidal at the aforementioned press conference, the plan is to find the next big street fighter in the vein of “Kimbo Slice” and himself – as they both gained recognition by competing in unregulated bare-back fights before going backyard. in MMA. Bare-knuckle boxing has taken off in popularity in the US, with the promotion of the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship gaining great success and enticing former MMA and boxing stars to compete in the “square circle”. The Bare-knuckle MMA, however, is a relatively untapped market, with sporadic offers from state-run organizations such as the Sparta Combat League.

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