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BKFC tryouts to be held in Tampa on Thursday, June 20 - Are you the next big star?

It is no secret that Bare Knuckle FC President David Feldman is always in search of new talent willing to toe the line.

The world's leading bare knuckle boxing promotion has previously held several fighter tryouts in places such as Philadelphia and Cancun, but now athletes will have another opportunity to showcase their skills as BKFC will hold an open call and tryouts in Tampa.

Participants will be evaluated by Feldman, as well as former UFC stars Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Chris "Lights Out" Lytle, and Bare Knuckle Legend Bobby Gunn.

BKFC stars Sam Shewmaker, Reggie Barnett, Travis Thompson, and Heavyweight Champ Arnold Adams all were discovered by the promotion through the tryouts. Are you the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's next big star?

Tryouts will begin at 6pm ET on Thursday, June 20 at Calta's 24/7 Fitness located at 4914 W. Waters Ave., Tampa, Florida.

Participants must register at to be considered.

BKFC 6 will be held Saturday, June 22 and will be live on pay-per-view from Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, Fla. The card is headlined by the Paulie Malignaggi vs. Artem Lobov grudge match.

The event will be broadcast across the United States and Canada, exclusively on pay-per-view through MultiVision Media, Inc., on all major television distribution outlets for $39.99. It will also be available worldwide via stream to all in-home and out-of-home connected devices at FITE-TV and

Tickets for "BKFC 6: The Line Is Drawn" are available now exclusively at Florida will become the latest state to host a BKFC event after previous contests have been held in Wyoming and Mississippi, plus an event that took place in Cancun, Mexico.

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