The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is home to some of the world’s toughest and most talented competitors. With that in mind, it would appear that a series of veteran mixed martial artists once from the UFC’s roster have now elected to begin a career within the sport of bare-knuckle boxing.
The World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation recently took to social media to officially announced that the promotion has signed UFC vets Melvin Guillard, Josh Neer, Chris Lytle, former The Ultimate Fighter competitor Christina Marks and Phil Baroni.
Beyond that, former UFC fighter Bec Rawlings is now competing for Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. Rawlings is set to compete at Bare Knuckle FC 2 on Aug. 25 in Biloxi, Miss.