Several Bare Knuckle Boxers Suspended At Length Following Bloody Night In Combat

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship hosted its inaugural event over the weekend, leading to a fight night filled with exciting match ups. Now the medical suspensions from the bare-knuckle event have been revealed.

On Saturday, June 2, from within the Cheyenne Ice & Events Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Bare Knuckle FC hosted the first state sanctioned bare-knuckle event within the United States since 1889. The night featured a series of exciting match ups, including Bec Rawlings’ brutal TKO finish over professional boxer Alma Garcia.

All in all, ten fighters were dealt indefinite medical suspensions following the night of bloody bouts. Check out the full list of suspensions down below, as provided by MMA Junkie:

Ricco Rodriguez: Suspended 30 days.
Lewis Rumsey: Suspended 30 days.
Joey Beltran: Suspended indefinitely. Must be cleared by doctor before next fight. Fight doctor recommends attention for facial lacerations.
Tony Lopez: Suspended indefinitely. Must be cleared by doctor before next fight. Fight doctor recommends attention for facial, ear lacerations.
Bec Rawlings: Suspended indefinitely. Must be cleared by doctor before next fight. Fight doctor recommends attention for possible broken hand.
Alma Garcia: Suspended indefinitely. Must be cleared by doctor before next fight. Fight doctor recommends attention for facial lacerations, possible broken nose.
Sam Shewmaker: Suspended seven days.
Eric Prindle: Suspended 60 days.
Bobby Gunn: Suspended seven days.
Irineu Beato Costa Jr.: Suspended indefinitely. Must be cleared by doctor before next fight. Fight doctor recommends attention for possible concussion.
Johnny Bedford: Suspended indefinitely. Must be cleared by doctor before next fight. Fight doctor recommends attention for possible broken right hand.
Nick Mamalis: Suspended indefinitely. Must be cleared by doctor before next fight. Fight doctor recommends attention for left eye laceration.
Reggie Barnett: Suspended indefinitely. Must be cleared by doctor before next fight. Fight doctor recommends attention for possible right and left hands.
Travis Thompson: Suspended indefinitely. Must be cleared by doctor before next fight. Fight doctor recommends attention for left eye laceration.
Maurice Jackson: Suspended 30 days.
Dale Sopi: Suspended 60 days.
Estevan Payan: Suspended 30 days.
Omar Avelar: Suspended 60 days.
Arnold Adams: Suspended 30 days.
D.J. Linderman: Suspended indefinitely. Must be cleared by doctor before next fight. Fight doctor recommends attention for left eye laceration.

Note: Cover Photo via All Elbows’ Esther Lin, Via MMAFighting.com.

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