Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship to launch June 2nd.

Bare Knuckle

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship is an actual thing, trust me, I did the research It’s been a long, long time since there was a sanctioned bare knuckle¬†fighting even sanctioned here in the states. Back in 1889 was the last time this sort of thing was allowed. However, we’ve finally found another state willing to let … Read moreBare Knuckle Fighting Championship to launch June 2nd.

Underground Bare Knuckle Boxing in the UK (Vice)

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Once regarded as something that happens exclusively in Guy Ritchie films and on gypsy sites, bare knuckle boxing is fast becoming a thriving scene in the UK — the ultimate British bloodsport.

When Clive Martin embeds with the bare knuckle boxing elite, what he discovers is not dissimilar to Fight Club; IT technicians, builders, lifestyle coaches and even a solicitor, all throwing their unprotected fists into each other’s faces. It’s a subculture of honour, pride and violence.

As the UK prepares to play host to the first US vs UK bare knuckle title fight in 150 years — the biggest event the scene has known since it went underground in the 19th Century — Clive tries to find out if violence is a cause or effect for these angry young men.

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Underground Bare Knuckle Boxing in the UK – VICE

Once regarded as something that happens exclusively in Guy Ritchie films and on gypsy sites, bare knuckle boxing is fast becoming a thriving scene in the UK — the ultimate British bloodsport.

When Clive Martin embeds with the bare knuckle boxing elite, what he discovers is not dissimilar to Fight Club; IT technicians, builders, lifestyle coaches and even a solicitor, all throwing their unprotected fists into each other’s faces. It’s a subculture of honour, pride and violence.

As the UK prepares to play host to the first US vs UK bare knuckle title fight in 150 years — the biggest event the scene has known since it went underground in the 19th Century — Clive tries to find out if violence is a cause or effect for these angry young men.

Check out more “Rule Britannia” here: http://bit.ly/1tjfsIE

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