As renowned, BKFC 51 happened at Salem Civic Center in Virginia. The main event pitted Britain Hart against Melanie Shah for the Strawweight title. In the fight, Britain Hart defended her title successfully. Also, all three judges gave her a 50-45 score. Moreover, Hart knocked out Shah’s teeth in the last two minutes.

This was Hart’s first of two fights scheduled close together. Furthermore, if doctors clear her, she will fight Chisakan Ariphipat on November 4th at BKFC Thailand 5. The win marks her fourth in a row and her second title defense. However, the gruesome nature of the fight has sent shockwaves in the boxing community. Additionally, fans, including Adult Star Kendra Lust, believe that the fight should have been indeed stopped. They have even questioned the integrity of officials in taking action against the bout.

Fans question the integrity of boxing officials as Britain Hart knocks Shah’s teeth out


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In the video posted by Bare Knuckle FC, we witness the last two minutes, where Melanie Shah thrashes Hart with punches to the point where her teeth fall off. Subsequently, fans have raised their voice against the brutal nature of the fight. Furthermore, they have even slammed officials for not stopping the fight despite the barbarous match.

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As a fan opined expressing discomfort with the level of brutality in the fight, questioning whether it still qualifies as a sport or competition.

Secondly, another fan notes a significant skill gap between the fighters, claiming they knew the outcome from the moment the fight was announced.

Additionally, fans voiced criticism regarding the decision of Melanie Shah’s corner not throwing in the towel, as some believed it could have prevented further damage to her.

Moreover, a fourth user found it unsettling to see women in such a bloody and beaten state, regardless of who inflicted the damage.


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Next, a common sentiment was echoed by Kendra Lust that the fight should have been stopped earlier to prevent unnecessary harm.


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This marks Hart’s fourth consecutive win and second title defense. The fight’s brutality sparks controversy, leading fans to question the integrity of boxing officials. Critics slam the decision not to stop the fight, citing excessive violence and a clear skill gap. Fans also criticize Shah’s corner for not throwing in the towel. The match raises ethical questions about the sport’s nature and the officials’ role in ensuring fighter safety.

So, what are your views about the fight? Feel free to share your views in the comment section below!

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