OFFICIAL: Jorge Masvidal’s Gamebred Fighting Championship Gets It’s Main Event and Date

Published 05/30/2021, 5:03 PM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: Jorge Masvidal of the United States fights against Nate Diaz (not pictured) of the United States in the Welterweight “BMF” championship bout during UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden on November 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)


The #7 ranked UFC welterweight contender, Jorge Masvidal, decided to start the Gamebred Fighting Championship, a bare-knuckle mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. Now, the Gamebred Fighting Championship has its main event and a date.

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Before stepping inside the octagon against Kamaru Usman at UFC 261, ‘Gamebred’ announced on Instagram that he decided to host a bare-knuckle MMA promotion. That is when it became public knowledge.

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Recently, ‘Gamebred’ made an Instagram post announcing the inaugural Gamebred Fighting Championship 1 main event and date.

The main event will feature the former UFC fighter Jason Knight in a bare-knuckle featherweight clash against the featherweight MMA veteran Charles Bennett.

There has been no further information provided for the undercard. The inaugural GFC 1 will take place on 18th June 2021 at the Biloxi Community Center.

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Where to watch Gamebred Fighting Championship 1

There has been no information provided on whether a live audience is allowed at the venue. However, BKTV will cover the event Live.

Viewers will get access to the live event exclusively on the BKTV app. However, viewers will need a subscription plan. The monthly subscription will cost $5.99 and $49.99 annually.

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Jason Knight vs Charles Bennett – Analysis

Knight, 28, is a former UFC veteran with loads of professional MMA experience. He has a spectacular professional MMA record of 20-6 (W-L). Out of his 20 victories, Knight has claimed 16 finishes (3 T/KOs and 13 Submissions). 

Once, Knight claimed 4 consecutive victories inside the octagon at UFC. He holds notable victories over Dan Hooker, Alex Caceres, and Chas Skelly. 

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Bennett, 41, has competed in some of the most well-known organizations in the world. However, he has lost his last 11 professional MMA bouts. Still, winning 27 fights via finishes (21 T/KOs and 6 Submissions) makes him a tough opponent. 

The main event of the Gamebred Fighting Championship 1 will for sure be an exciting clash. As both Knight and Bennett are tough, they will stop at nothing until they claim the victory.

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Arman Khan is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He began following combat sports when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor competed in 'The Money Fight' in 2017. 'The Notorious' attracted Arman to the UFC and he became an ardent fan of professional fighting as he could draw parallels with the action from his combat sports experience and break down techniques such as striking and striking defense lucidly for the casual fans.

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