BKFC 6 Results: Artem Lobov Wins Paulie Malignaggi By Unanimous Decision! (Highlights)

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Artem Lobov Ends His Vulgar Feud With Paulie Malignaggi With A Decision Win!

The ex-UFC Featherweight contender and Conor McGregor’s friend and sparring partner Artem “The Russian Hammer” Lobov finally has the chance to settle his misunderstandings with the former boxing champion Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi in the main event of BKFC (Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship) 6 event, which is happening live tonight (Saturday, June 22, 2019) at the Florida Fairgrounds in Tampa.

The match kicks off!

Round 1

Artem Lobov swings very hard early on. Malignaggi slips, then fires back with a jab, the fighters clinch. Paulie attacks to the body, clinch again. Again 1-2 to the body, weird tactics by Malignaggi.

Lobov attacks with his right hand, body shot hits its mark. Malignaggi again goes to the body, and then attacks with a jab. 10-9 Malignaggi.

Round 2

Lobov attacks with left hands, body shots hit its mark. Double jab Paulie, who connects with a right jab to the mid-section. Straight left Lobov, followed by a 1-2 combo to the mid-section.

Good right hand. Now Malignaggi slams Lobov with a punch to the head, it seems Artem is wobbled. But no, he fires back with a lead left, Malignaggi counters with a body shot. 10-9 Malignaggi.

Round 3

Malignaggi is very persistent with his jab, he keeps working on it. Lobov attacks to the body, but he keeps eating jabs, there were at least four or five!

Lobov attacks to the body, but misses with overhands. His swings cannot hit the target, Malignaggi moves. Jabs Malignaggi, Lobov fires back with a combo. Lead left lands, but Malignaggi landed more clean strikes in this frame. 10-9 Paulie.

Round 4

Oh, now Lobov finding his mark, it seems he has better cardio and it comes to fore now. Winds are changing! 1-2 Malignaggi, headshot followed by a punch to the mid-section Artem. Right hook and clinch, Paulie felt that strike.

Malignaggi keeps firing that jab, but it seems he is cut. Lobov continues to press forward aggressively. 10-9 Lobov.

Round 5

Lobov eats a jab, but he presses forward, goes for all or nothing. Good left to the body. And another one. Counter left Malignaggi, but Artem keeps attacking!

Lobov misses with a left hand, but body shot lands. And again. Malignaggi’s cardio is critical, Lobov continues attacking. The match ends, 10-9 Lobov.

Final Result: Artem Lobov defeats Paulie Malignaggi via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47 x 3)

Check the highlights below:

Artem Lobov improves the score to 2-0 BKFC, Paulie Malignaggi is defeated at his BKFC debut (0-1). 

Published on June 22, 2019 at 9:11 pm
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