Junior Dos Santos and Alan Belcher will fight
for the Heavyweight Championship
In a groundbreaking moment for bare knuckle combat, Jorge Masvidal’s Gamebred Bareknuckle MMA is set to crown its first-ever heavyweight champion in a highly anticipated showdown between two seasoned fighters, Junior Dos Santos and Alan Belcher.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos earned his shot at the title by displaying his prowess in the cage. In a hard-fought battle last September, Dos Santos squared off against the formidable Fabricio Werdum. Ultimately securing his spot for the championship clash with a narrow victory via split decision. Dos Santos’ journey to the championship has been nothing short of impressive, and his presence in the cage adds an element of experience and skill that promises to elevate the entire event.
On the opposing side, Alan Belcher, a former BKFC heavyweight champion, has been on a relentless path to reclaim championship glory. His opportunity to vie for the inaugural Gamebred Bareknuckle MMA heavyweight title was solidified in November of 2023 when he triumphed over another UFC veteran, Roy Nelson. Belcher’s victory against Nelson showcased his resilience and determination, making him a formidable contender for the coveted championship.
The Kia Center in Orlando, Florida, will play host to this historic event, providing fight enthusiasts with the perfect backdrop for witnessing the birth of a new era in bare-knuckle combat sports. With both Dos Santos and Belcher possessing an extensive background in high-profile competitions, the atmosphere is sure to be charged with excitement as these two warriors prepare to go toe-to-toe for the championship belt.
As fans eagerly anticipate the clash between Dos Santos and Belcher, the significance of this matchup cannot be overstated. This fight not only marks a milestone for Gamebred Bareknuckle MMA but also serves as a testament to the caliber of fighters drawn to this new and thrilling form of combat sports. March 2nd promises to be a night of intense competition, fierce determination, and the crowning of the first-ever Gamebred Bareknuckle MMA heavyweight champion. Be prepared for an adrenaline-pumping spectacle that will go down in history as a defining moment in the evolution of bare-knuckle MMA.