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BKFC 51 takes place Friday at Salem Civic Center in Salem, Va., as 20 bareknuckle fighters come together for 10 five-round scraps.
Atop the card, BKFC women’s strawweight champion Britan Hart (7-1) aims to defend her title against undefeated challenger Melanie Shah (2-0). The main card streams on Fubo after prelims on MMA Junkie, beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
The bout will be Shah’s first of two scheduled less than two months apart. Should she walk away relatively unscathed from Friday’s bout, Hart will compete Nov.4 at BKFC Thailand 5 vs. Chisakan Ariphipat (2-0).
Check out up-to-the-minute results below:
MAIN CARD (Fubo Sports, 9 p.m. ET)
Champion Britain Hart vs. Melanie Shah – for women’s strawweight title Joe Elmore vs. Dustin Pague Stanislav Grosu vs. Blake LaCaze Bruce Abramski vs. Mark Culp Joseph Creer vs. Ronnie Glass Brian Maxwell vs. Harris Stephenson Brett Fields vs. Kaine Tomlinson Sr. Rick Caruso vs. Landon Williams
PRELIMINARY CARD (MMA Junkie, 8 p.m. ET)
Cody Jenkins vs. Zach Pannell Ka’Sim Ruffin def. Daniel Gary via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 1:26
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