‘Should Be Illegal’: Fans Go Into Meltdown as Fighter Left With Gruesome Face Injuries in Resurfaced Clip Goes Viral

Published 09/23/2022, 6:39 AM EDT

Last year on February 5, Taylor Starling went head to head with Charisa Sigala in a bare-knuckle boxing fight. This was Starling’s debut match in BKFC and the then 25-year-old won. The two orthodox fighters went at it from the very beginning of the first round. With only a couple of seconds into the bout, the duo ended up with bruises and cuts. However, the two marched on till the last second of the fight.

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The post-fight interview of Starling recently resurfaced on the net. An extremely bruised, cut, and swollen Starling evoked a wide range of reactions among fans.

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Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, or BKFC, became very popular among the audience by means of its extreme exhibition of bruises and blood. The fight between Charisa and Starling did not disappoint BKFC fans. After the post-fight interview of Taylor Starling resurfaced on Twitter, fans reacted heavily to the same.

Fans react to a bruised and bloodied Taylor Starling speaking after her win against Charisa Sigala

In the clip, Starling is heard saying, “I’m super excited. It was really tough. It was fun. I enjoyed it. It was definitely a different ball game but I had a blast. So, thank you.” 

Here is the manner in which fans reacted to Starling and her words:

One fan said, “really hope the moneys worth it”. 

Another said, “bareknuckle should be illegal”. 

On the other end, one fan commented by saying, “Could have cleaned her up a bit before the interview but I guess they need their USP.”

Another user wrote, “I can’t get over how she got all em injuries…and that 1 bandage is just there.”

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Speaking of labor and injuries, a fan said, “She deserves millions, a big payday, such a warrior with calm personality.” 

After the fight with Sigala, Starling had three more fights. She fought Cassie Robb, Hannah Guy, and finally, Christine Ferea. So far her record in the BKFC comprises of three wins and one loss.

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What is your personal opinion about the BKFC? And what is your response to Charisa Sigala and Taylor Starling’s fight? Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Samrat Sardar

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Samrat Sardar is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports and is currently a final year undergraduate student of English literature. A passionate content creator, he has been writing since his high school days, and possesses work experience as a commercial writer for companies such as WordsKraft among others. Samrat believes he fell in love with boxing the day he watched Vasiliy Lomachenko share the ring with Guillermo Rigondeaux.

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