Jorge Masvidal Reveals How Many More ‘Gamebred’ Events Will Take Place in 2021

Published 06/18/2021, 5:30 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – JANUARY 16: UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal interacts with the media during the UFC 246 Ultimate Media Day at UFC APEX on January 16, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Jorge Masvidal is ready with the launch of his own bare-knuckle MMA promotion named Gamebred Fighting Championship (GFC). The inaugural event has been scheduled for June 18th in Biloxi, Mississippi. This is the first-ever professional MMA bare-knuckle promotion in combat history.

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The first main event will feature the former UFC Featherweight Jason Knight who will take on Charles Bennett. However, the ‘BMF’, who is already looking ahead, plans to organize more such events after GFC 1.

In a media session for his promotion ‘Gamebred’ was asked about how many more events he would host in 2021. Masvidal replied, “Six, six more before the end of this year. The next one is in Maya Riviera.”

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Jorge Masvidal wants to pull off six more events before the end of this year. The next event will take place in August in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Combat fans will keep an eye out for an announcement about an exact date for GFC 2.

GFC 1 main event comparison between Jason Knight and Charles Bennett

Jason Knight is twenty-eight years old with a 21-6 professional MMA record. The orthodox fighter stands at 5’10”. Meanwhile, his opponent, Charles Bennett (41) stands at 5’5″. ‘Felony’, who has a 30-41 record, fights with a similar orthodox style like his opponent Jason Knight.

Looking at their resumes and considering that MMA rules will be followed, Knight looks like a better fighter between the two. ‘The Kid’ Jason Knight will enjoy a significant reach advantage over his opponent. Hence, he will make it hard for Bennett to score.

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The fight card for Gamebred Fighting championship 1

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  • Jason Knight vs. Charles Bennett–the main event evening
  • Brok Weaver vs. Juan Gabriel Medina–the co-main evening
  • Joshua Weems vs. Isaac Ruelas
  • Isis Verbeek vs. Maia Kahaunaele
  • Monica Medina vs. Danielle Wynn
  • Rashaun Jackson vs. DJ Linderman
  • Sd Dumas vs. Demarcus Kemp

How to watch the GFC 1 event?

Fight fans can catch the live action of GFC 1 on fite.tv for a charge of $19.99 or can watch it on the BKTV app for an annual subscription of $39.99.

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Who will win the main event between ‘Felony’ Charles Bennett and ‘The Kid’ Jason Knight at GFC 1?

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Saurabh Singh Laledia is an MMA enthusiast who works as a UFC writer for EssentiallySports. His passion for the UFC infused with his knowledge of various fight styles such as Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu motivated him to pursue a career in combat sports journalism, as it would be where he could exhibit his expert views and unbiased opinions whilst keeping the fan’s perspective alive. He started watching the sport at UFC 53 in 2005 when ‘The Ace’ Rich Franklin beat Evan Turner to claim the belt and has traced the journey of the middleweight title right from 'The Spider' to 'The Last Stylebender'.

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