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BKFC 18: Charisa Sigala welcomes Pearl Gonzalez

"The Chi-Town Princess" is making her bareknuckle debut

Almost two months after signing with BKFC, Pearl Gonzalez will make her bareknuckle boxing debut in June at BKFC 18.

BKFC confirmed the bout on Tuesday.

Gonzalez (0-0-0), 34, built up a 10-5-0 record as a UFC and Invicta FC flyweight. “The Chi-Town Princess” is looking to make a successful debut.

Sigala, 37, formerly competed in Combate Americas in 2019 and 2020. She has a 4-2-0 MMA record. This fight will be Sigala’s second since losing a decision to Taylor Starling in her bareknuckle debut in February.

BKFC 18 is scheduled for June 26 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Announced bouts include:

Joey Beltran vs. Sam Shewmaker

Hector Lombard vs. Joe Riggs

Tyler Hoodjohn vs. Luis Palomino

Thiago Alves vs. Ulysses Diaz

Pearl Gonzalez vs. Charisa Sigala


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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