2021年2月5日（北京时间2月6日）BKFC 16 "KnuckleMania"在美国坦帕港口举行，本期头条赛是原UFC名将范赞特签约BKFC裸拳的首秀，本期共9场比赛，下面为战报和全程比赛回顾。
Britain Hart def. Paige VanZant via unanimous decision (live blog) | Highlights
Dat Nguyen def. Johnny Bedford via unanimous decision (48-47 x2, 49-46)
Chris Leben def. Quentin Henry via first-round KO (1:07)
Martin Brown def. Zach Zane via second-round TKO (1:28)
Lorenzo Hunt def. Rob Morrow via fourth-round KO (2:00)
John Chalbeck def. Greg Bono via third-round KO (0:28)
Haim Gozali def. John McAllister via second-round KO (1:08)
Dillon Cleckler def. Chris Jensen via first-round KO (0:34)
Taylor Starling def. Charisa Sigala via unanimous decision (50-43 x2, 49-44)
Travis Thompson def. David Morgan via second-round TKO (0:22)
Jarod Grant def. Brandon Lambert via third-round KO (1:11)
BKFC Knuckle Mania Results:
|Paige VanZant||9||Britain Hart|
|Johnny Bedford||8||Dat Nguyen|
|"Brutal"||"Dat Be Dat"|
|Chris Leben||7||Quentin Henry|
|"The Crippler"||"The Hero"|
|Martin Brown||6||Zach Zane|
|Lorenzo Hunt||5||Robert Morrow|
|"The Juggernaut"||"The Destroyer"|
|John Chalbeck||4||Greg Bono|
|"The Florida Keys Kid"||"Rockhard"|
|Haim Gozali||3||John McCallister|
|"The Great One"|
|Charisa Sigala||2||Taylor Starling|
|Chris Jensen||1||Dillion Cleckler|
|"Big Boy"||"Bad Boy"|
Britain Hart Defeats Paige VanZant By Unanimous decision (Highlights)
Paige VanZant fails to deliver in her BKFC debut. She loses to Britain Hart by unanimous decision.
BKFC Knucklemania live blog: Paige VanZant vs. Britain Hart
Paige VanZant vs. Britain Hart.详细战报英文
Round 1: Earlier in the evening, Britain Hart cut a bit of a backstage promo on VanZant as she has certainly been positioned as the bare knuckle babyface in the build. Hart enters the ring with a lot of swagger, while VanZant is extremely focused and intense for her first BKFC walkout.
Both women circle as the opening bell sounds and VanZant lands a right hand before they clinch up and trade flurries. The referee separates and they continue more of a feeling out process. Hart charges in with a right hook that grazes VanZant. Big combination from the former UFC fighter. Final 30 seconds and VanZant is moving very well and making Hart miss. Hart steps in and lands a nice combination as they exchange until the bell sounds.
MMAFighting scores the round 10-9 for VanZant
Round 2: Both ladies ready to go to kick off the second round. VanZant lands a clean right hand to begin things and Hart answers with a combination. They meet in the pocket and exchange, VanZant gets the better with a hard left hand. They clinch up and VanZant is eating a lot of body shots from Hart. The clinch continues for a few more seconds before the referee separates. VanZant trying to move forward and Hart lands a right hand. Final 10 seconds and Hart connects with a counter left hand. VanZant moving backwards as the bell rings.
MMAFighting scores the round 10-9 for Hart, 19-19 overall.
Round 3: They get ready for the third round knowing they’ve each taken hard shots. VanZant comes out much more aggressive in the round and they tie up momentarily. Left counter from Hart, VanZant lands a left jab. Right hand from VanZant while Hart comes up short. They clinch up again and Hart lands a clean uppercut. They separate and Hart lands a right hand, VanZant answers before they exchange in the clinch. VanZant has a mouse under her left eye and eats an overhand right from Hart before the bell rings.
MMAFighting scores the round 10-9 for Hart, 29-28 Hart overall.
Round 4: VanZant needs to figure out a way to be effective inside. She comes out pushing an aggressive pace and lands a good jab inside. They tie up and Hart lands a right hand. VanZant comes up short with a punch and Hart lands a right uppercut. Hart is bleeding from the nose now as VanZant continues lateral movement. Right hand from VanZant as they clinch up before being separated. VanZant eats a right hand as she continues to have trouble landing shots. Hart lands a right hand as the round ends.
MMAFighting scores the round 10-9 for Hart, 39-37 for Hart overall.
Round 5: Hart is pumping up the crowd while VanZant likely needs a finish to win here. VanZant lands a left hand early, counter right from Hart. Charging left hand from VanZant, followed by a right hand. Dirty boxing from both ladies with Hart getting the advantage. VanZant lands a hard right hand and an uppercut. Hart is breathing heavy and VanZant is landing big shots. Hart is fighting back but VanZant is having the best round of the fight. Left hand from Hart, VanZant lands a hard right hand. They tie up and exchange shots. VanZant lands a right hand as the bell sounds. Close fight, but Hart should get the win here. We’ll see what the judges say.
MMAFighting scores the round 10-9 for VanZant, 48-47 for Hart overall.
OFFICIAL DECISION: Britain Hart def. Paige VanZant via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)