Lobov scored a decision in the main event of Bare Knuckle FC 6 Saturday night, turning back his rival. The event took place live on pay-per-view from Tampa, Florida’s Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall.
In what started out as a feud between Malignaggi and Conor McGregor, it was Lobov scoring the win on the resume. Lobov dominated the latter stages of the bout against the former WBA welterweight and IBF junior welterweight champion, sweeping the scorecards 48-47 across the board.
In the co-main event, Dakota Cochrane bested Chris Lebel via decision and Johnny Bedford became the BFKC and Police Gazette lightweight champion with a decision win over Reggie Barnett Jr.
Complete results can be found below:
Artem Lobov def. Paulie Malignaggi via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)
Dakota Cochrane def. Chris Leben via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)
Johnny Bedford def. Reggie Barnett Jr. via unanimous decision (47-45, 47-45, 48-44) to become the Bare Knuckle FC and Police Gazette lightweight champion
Julian Lane def. Tom Shoaff via unanimous decision (49-45, 49-45, 49-45)
Joey Beltran def. Jamie Campbell via KO at 1:50 of Round 2
Walber Barros vs. Joe Riggs declared a draw (47-47, 47-47, 47-47)
Abdiel Velazquez def. Travis Thompson via unanimous decision (49-46 48-47 50-45)
Jim Alers def. Elvin Brito via KO at :45 of Round 1
Chris Boffil def. Jared Hayes via TKO at 1:55 of Round 3
David Mundell def. Drew Lipton via KO at 1:35 of Round 1