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BKFC56: Perry vs Alvarez fight card preview, betting picks & odds

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 56

Saturday’s BKFC 56 event in Salt Lake City promises to be one of the most intense and action-packed spectacles in Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship history. With fighters acclimating to the altitude and the potential for some of the most compelling matchups, here are our top BKFC 56 betting picks for every fight on the card.


Main Event: Perry vs Alvarez

BKFC Main Event Bout
BKFC Division Middleweight
Bare Knuckle Bout 5 rounds (2 minutes)
Mike Perry

Mike Perry

vs

Eddie Alvarez

Eddie Alvarez

-360 at Bovada BKFC Betting Odds +290 at Bovada
3-0-0 Bare Knuckle Records 1-0-0
32 Age 39
5’10” Height 5’9″
185lbs Weight 155lbs
71″ Reach 69″
USA Nationality USA
Florida Fighting Out Of Florida

Both Perry and Alvarez boast impressive MMA backgrounds, and their transition to bare-knuckle boxing promises a clash of styles and strengths. Perry’s sheer toughness and Alvarez’s extensive experience set the stage for a war of attrition. Expect both fighters to relentlessly pursue victory through volume and power punches. A potential decision seems likely, leaving both warriors bloodied but unbowed.

The top sportsbook are leaning heavily in favor of Mike Perry and for good reason. Bet on Mike Perry to get his fourth BKFC win in this bout.

Mike Perry To Win

-360
@
Bovada

Co-Main Event: Rothwell vs Duffee

BKFC Co-Main Event Bout
BKFC Division Heavyweight
Bare Knuckle Bout 5 rounds (2 minutes)
Ben Rothwell

Ben Rothwell

vs

Todd Duffee

Todd Duffee

-500 at Bovada BKFC Betting Odds +275 at Bovada
2-0-0 Bare Knuckle Records 0-0-0
42 Age 37
6’4″ Height 6’3″
265lbs Weight 205lbs
80″ Reach 78″
USA Nationality USA
Wisconsin Fighting Out Of California

This heavyweight bout is destined to be a quick and furious affair. Rothwell’s power and experience contrast with Duffee’s relentless aggression. It’s expected to end in round one or two, with Rothwell’s technical prowess aiming to counter Duffee’s forceful attacks.

Ben Rothwell To Win

-500
@
Bovada

Championship Bout: Ferea vs Rawlings

BKFC Championship Bout
BKFC Division Flyweight
Bare Knuckle Bout 5 rounds (2 minutes)
Christine Ferea

Christine Ferea

vs

Bec Rawlings

Bec Rawlings

-300 at Bovada BKFC Betting Odds +275 at Bovada
7-1-0 Bare Knuckle Records 3-2-0
41 Age 34
5’5″ Height 5’6″
125lbs Weight 125lbs
N/A Reach 64.5″
USA Nationality AUS
Nevada Fighting Out Of Queensland

Ferea’s physical dominance and technical skill versus Rawlings’ speed and boxing prowess make for an intriguing rematch. Ferea aims to maintain her bully-like approach, while Rawlings needs to assert control in the center of the ring. Rawlings’ strategy will likely be high-volume attacks to counter Ferea’s strength.

If Rawling can tick with her strategy and overwhelm Ferea, we should be seeing an upset in this bout. We will be siding with the +275 in the Flyweight Championship bout.

Bec Rawling To Win

+275
@
Bovada

Championship Bout: Stewart vs Davis

BKFC Championship Bout
BKFC Division Featherweight
Bare Knuckle Bout 5 rounds (2 minutes)
Kai Stewart

Kai Stewart

vs

Howard Davis

Howard Davis

+195 at Bovada BKFC Betting Odds -245 at Bovada
4-0-0 Bare Knuckle Records 5-1-1
N/A Age N/A
N/A Height 6’2″
145lbs Weight 145lbs
N/A Reach 77″
USA Nationality USA
Montanna Fighting Out Of Florida

Stewart’s wrestling background versus Davis’s reach advantage sets the stage for a clash of styles. Expect Stewart to seek a gritty clinch battle, while Davis aims for a technical striking match from a distance. This fight might be decided based on whose strategy prevails.

We will be siding with the Featherweight champ, who will look to continue his undefeated streak.

Kai Stewart To Win

+195
@
Bovada

Championship Bout: Adams vs Terrill

BKFC Championship Bout
BKFC Division Heavyweight
Bare Knuckle Bout 5 rounds (2 minutes)
Arnold Adams

Arnold Adams

vs

Mick Terrill

Mick Terrill

-175 at Bovada BKFC Betting Odds +145 at Bovada
7-2-0 Bare Knuckle Records 6-1-0
38 Age 40
6’3″ Height 6’3″
206lbs Weight 235lbs
N/A Reach N/A
USA Nationality UK
Illinois Fighting Out Of UK

A rematch with high stakes, Adams’ power and cardio against Terrill’s footwork and counter-attacks promise a decisive outcome. Both fighters exhibit impressive skills, making it likely to end before the final bell, with the potential for a knockout.

Expect the same result from this fight as their first. Adams to win by KO in round 2.

Arnold Adams To Win

-175
@
Bovada

Jeremy Stephens vs Jimmie Rivera

Jeremy Stephens

Jeremy Stephens

vs

Jimmie Rivera

Jimmie Rivera

Lightweight
-375 at Bovada BKFC Betting Odds +250 at Bovada
0-0-0 Bare Knuckle Records 1-0-1

Stephens’ power and Rivera’s precision create an intriguing dynamic. Expect Rivera to focus on accuracy, while Stephens aims for an early finish. Rivera’s strategy will be volume and accuracy, whereas Stephens needs to press forward and utilize his power punches.

Look at Stephens to gain his first BKFC career win with an early finish

Jeremy Stephens To Win

-375
@
Bovada

Ben Moa vs Bridger Bercier

Ben Moa

Ben Moa

vs

Bridger Bercier

Bridger Bercier

Heavyweight
-600 at Bovada BKFC Betting Odds +425 at Bovada
0-0-0 Bare Knuckle Records 0-0-0

Moa’s athleticism and recent momentum contrast with Bercier’s boxing background. Moa’s early-round successes versus Bercier’s potential to extend the fight will likely determine the outcome.

With odds as low as -600, it is nearly impossible to place a bet on Moa. Bet on the unpredictability of Bare Knuckle Fighting and take the odds of +425 for Bridger Bercier to win.

Bridger Bercier To Win

+425
@
Bovada

Mike Jones vs Erick Lozano

Mike Jones

Mike Jones

vs

Erick Lozano

Erick Lozano

Light Heavyweight
-400 at Bovada BKFC Betting Odds +300 at Bovada
0-0-0 Bare Knuckle Records 1-2-0

Jones’ recent streak versus Lozano’s experience sets the stage for a tightly contested match. Lozano’s ring experience may provide an edge, but Jones’ speed could be a factor.

Mike Jones should be claiming his first win in the BKFC this week.

Mike Jones To Win

-400
@
Bovada

Keegan Vandermeer vs Esteban Rodriguez

Keegan Vandermeer

Keegan Vandermeer

vs

Esteban Rodriguez

Esteban Rodriguez

Cruiseweight
-220 at Bovada BKFC Betting Odds +180 at Bovada
2-0-0 Bare Knuckle Records 2-1-0

Rodriguez’s volume and proven competitive stamina versus Vandermeer’s knockout history highlight this match. Rodriguez’s ability to withstand early threats will be critical.

Bet on Esteban to withstand the early mayhem from Vandermeer and to win this bout in the later rounds.

Esteban Rodriguez To Win

+180
@
Bovada

LJ Schulz vs Danny Hilton

LJ Schulz

LJ Schulz

vs

Danny Hilton

Danny Hilton

Lightweight
+160 at Bovada BKFC Betting Odds -200 at Bovada
0-0-0 Bare Knuckle Records 0-0-0

Schulz’s power versus Hilton’s height advantage makes for an interesting clash. Hilton’s focus on striking efficiency will challenge Schulz’s aggressive approach.

If Schulz can make this a messy fight, we should be expecting a knockout in the early rounds.

LJ Schulz To Win

+160
@
Bovada

Trevor Bradshaw vs Troy Dennison

Trevor Bradshaw

Trevor Bradshaw

vs

Troy Dennison

Troy Dennison

Welterweight
-175 at Bovada BKFC Betting Odds +145 at Bovada
0-0-0 Bare Knuckle Records 0-0-0

Bradshaw’s striking efficiency versus Dennison’s knockout tendencies promise an action-packed start. Dennison’s youth and reach may provide an advantage, but Bradshaw’s strategy will aim to nullify that.

Trevor Bradshaw To Win

-175
@
Bovada

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