• April 30, 2019
  • by Veteran Pharms

    Veteran Pharms proudly sponsors Jason Knight. He battled and won his second match against Artem Lobov  in Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship on November 16th in BKFC9. We can’t wait to see what he does next!

    Representing his hometown of D’lberville, Miss., Knight has a 20-6 professional MMA record since turning pro at just seventeen-years-old. He made his UFC debut in 2015 when he stepped in on just two weeks’ notice to face Tatsuya Kawajiri in The Ultimate Fighter season 22 finale, dropping a unanimous decision. Knight went on to win his next four UFC bouts between July 2016 and May 2017. A fan favorite in the Mississippi combat sports community, the extremely versatile Knight also won a custom rules grappling match in Biloxi in June.

    APRIL 2019 – BKFC5


    When Jason Knight’s tooth hit the canvas on April 6 at BKFC 5 in Mississippi, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship had arrived. It was like watching a star being born in real time. In this case, it isn’t a person, it’s a movement. The response to the main event between Artem Lobov and Jason Knight was palpable.

    “The first fight was one of the best fights that I’ve ever watched,” said BKFC founder and president David Feldman. “Lobov and Knight are true gladiators. They exemplify what BKFC is all about and that’s giving the fans what they pay for. I can’t wait to see this rematch, and I think it will be even better than the first one!”

    Jason Knight fighting Artem Lobov in BKFC5

    November 2019 – BKFC 9


    Former UFC standout Artem Lobov and Mississippi native Jason Knight met in a rematch of their 2019 Fight of the Year candidate as the main event of Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) action Saturday, November 16 live from the Mississippi Coast Colosseum in Biloxi, Mississippi.

    “The first fight was one of the best fights that I’ve ever watched,” said BKFC founder and president David Feldman. “Lobov and Knight are true gladiators. They exemplify what BKFC is all about and that’s giving the fans what they pay for. I can’t wait to see this rematch, and I think it will be even better than the first one!”

    Lobov and Knight first squared off at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in April in the headlining event of BKFC 5. In a fight that saw both men hit the mat, Lobov won a narrow unanimous decision, separated by just a single point on two judges’ scorecards.

    “I’m super excited to be the main event at BKFC 9, It means the world to me to have this opportunity again in front of my hometown crowd. They’re my fans and it’s my house. As for the outcome of this fight, one of us is going to sleep! The judges will not be needed in this fight.”
    ~ Jason Knight interview before BKFC 9

    Jason Knight lived up to his promise to reel back on brawling in his ‘Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 9’ rematch with Artem Lobov, and the result was positive. Knight fought a technical bout, busting up Lobov’s eye with solid punches en route to a fifth-round TKO! 

    “I stayed strategic. I knew exactly what I was supposed to do, I was prepared. I was technically sound, and I was prepared for the fight the right way. I told myself the whole training camp that I’m going to fight the fight I’m supposed to fight.”
    ~ Jason Knight interview after BKFC9