Battle Of The Barbies
BKFC (Bare Knuckle Boxing Championship on Sunday, July 24th made the rematch between two standout women athletes Paige VanZant & Rachel Ostovich, in a five-round unprotected knuckle war that ended with Ostovich winning the made by unanimous decision.
It’s was a rematch that stemmed from a January 2019 MMA bout at UFC Fight Night 143. VanZant won the contest, submitting Ostovich with a second-round armbar; this time, Ostovich avenge her loss in a new medium.
Ostovich was landing many big blows in the fight & clearly was dominating the bout with her power shots. Ostovich also talked to VanZant during the bout, saying that this was her time & her moment. VanZant made her bare-knuckle debut in February, losing a decision to Britain Hart. She’s now 0-2 since leaving the UFC and switching to BKFC.
Meanwhile, this bout marked Ostovich’s first fight since leaving the UFC in late 2020. In addition, she’s picked up her first win in combat sports since December 2017.
This fight was marked as “The Battle Of The Barbies” because of the stunning appearance of both fighters. The fight was entertaining, technical, and, surprisingly an exciting fight between two women, proving that they both have the skills to fight & not just a pretty face in the fight game. What Did You Expect This Fight Was Goin To Be Going In??