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Jimmie Rivera wants rematch vs. Howard Davis for vacant BKFC featherweight title

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Jimmie Rivera wants to run it back with Howard Davis, but with a championship belt on the line.
The former UFC contender fought Davis to a majority draw …read more

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BKFC 26 results: Ex-UFC fighter Jimmie Rivera fights Howard Davis to a majority draw in BKFC debut

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Jimmie Rivera didn’t win or lose in his bareknuckle boxing debut.
The former UFC contender fought Howard Davis to a majority draw on the main card of Friday’s …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2022, 3:16 am By
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Jimmie Rivera reveals the “hardest fight” he ever had in the UFC

Jimmie Rivera fought the who’s who of the UFC’s bantamweight division but he says one fight sticks out as his toughest fight. Rivera competed in the UFC from 2015 to …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2022, 2:16 am By
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Ex-UFC fighter Jimmie Rivera says better pay, flexible contracts attracted him to BKFC

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Jimmie Rivera’s move to Bareknuckle Fighting Championship was an easy one to make.
The former UFC bantamweight contender found two major things appealing when deciding where to go …read more

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BKFC 26 weigh-in results: Ex-UFC fighters Bec Rawlings, Jimmie Rivera on weight

The two title fights headlining BKFC 26 are official.
Elvin Brito and Luis Palomino, and Uly Diaz and Francesco Ricchi all made weight on Thursday for their respective title bouts taking …read more

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Jimmie Rivera claims Chad Mendes turned him down for their BKFC debuts: “I can’t blame him, I wouldn’t want to fight Jimmie Rivera either”

Jimmie Rivera says his BKFC debut was originally supposed to be against Chad Mendes. Rivera is set to be the co-main event of BKFC 26 against Howard Davis but that …read more

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Jimmie Rivera looking to score a knockout in BKFC debut

Following his last fight in the UFC in February of 2021, it’s been over a year of waiting to return to fighting for featherweight Jimmie Rivera.

Now after a long wait, …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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Jimmie Rivera relieved to finally make BKFC debut, hoping for a “brawl” against Howard Davis at BKFC 26

Jimmie Rivera will finally end his long layoff on Friday night. Rivera is set to face Howard Davis in the co-main event of BKFC 26. It will be his first …read more

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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 83 with Jimmie Rivera, Chris Curtis, Danny Sabatello, Christos Giagos, Mario Bautista, and Vanessa Demopoulos

The 83rd episode of Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN.com with host Cole Shelton is live ahead of UFC Vegas 57, BKFC 26 and Bellator 282. We’re first joined by former …read more

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Jimmie Rivera explains pivot from UFC to BKFC, expects MMA return sometime down the line

Jimmie Rivera will remove his gloves for now, but is keeping the door open for MMA.
Rivera signed with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship and will be making his promotional debut June …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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Jimmie Rivera Reveals Biggest Worry About Bare Knuckle Boxing

Former UFC bantamweight contender Jimmie Rivera is pumped for his Bare-Knuckle FC debut, but he knows some of the risks that come with it.

Rivera signed with BKFC following a long …read more

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Posted on June 9, 2022, 7:16 pm By
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Ex-UFC title challenger John Dodson signs with Bare Knuckle FC

John Dodson is the latest MMA standout to transition to bare-knuckle boxing.
Joining the likes of former UFC fighters Chad Mendes, Mike Perry and Jimmie Rivera, Dodson has signed a contract …read more

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Posted on June 3, 2022, 2:46 pm By
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Fight Roundup: Danyelle Wolf set for UFC debut, Jimmie Rivera makes first BKFC appearance on June 24

Danyelle Wolf | Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLC

Fights come together fast these days, and if you blink, you can easily miss them. In …read more

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Posted on May 28, 2022, 1:16 am By
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UFC vet Jimmie Rivera set for BKFC debut vs. Howard Davis

Jimmie Rivera after his win over Cody Stamann in 2020. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Rivera signed with the bare-knuckle …read more

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Posted on May 25, 2022, 4:16 pm By
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Jimmie Rivera, UFC Veteran, Set For BKFC Debut June 24

Former UFC bantamweight Jimmie Rivera will make his Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) debut on June 24.

Rivera’s opponent for his first fight in bare-knuckle boxing will be Howard Davis, who …read more

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Posted on May 25, 2022, 1:46 am By
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Ex-UFC contender Jimmie Rivera to make BKFC debut vs. Howard Davis on June 24

Jimmie Rivera’s debut in bare-knuckle boxing is set.
The former UFC bantamweight contender has been booked against Howard Davis in the upcoming BKFC 26 event, the promotion announced the news on Tuesday.
BKFC …read more

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Posted on May 25, 2022, 1:16 am By
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