BKFC 54: Dimitrov vs Zhelyazkov airs live stream from Arena Sofia in Sofia, Bulgaria on Friday, November 17. The fight card features a series of bare knuckle boxing bouts with local and international fighters. The event marks the promotion’s debut in the country.
In the main event, Rosen Dimitrov and Todor Zhelyazkov square off in an-all Bulgarian contest at middleweight. The co-main event is a middleweight battle between Georgi Valentinov of Bulgaria and Bojan Kosednar of Slovenia.
Also on the card, Vladislav Kanchev of Bulgaria faces Ilyas Sadykov of Kazakhstan at middleweight. As well, Kaloyan Kolev of Bulgaria takes on Amer Abdulnabi of Lebanon at heavyweight. Plus, Marian Dimitrov of Bulgaria meets Jedrzej Durski of Poland at middleweight.
Among other bouts, Mahmoud Ahmed of Egypt goes up against Florin Lupu of Romania at bantamweight. In addition, Veselin Ivanov of Bulgaria clashes with Marco Giustarini of Italy at featherweight. Rounding out the card, Mladen Iliev of Bulgaria fights Yunus Emre Batan of Turkey at middleweight. Kicking off the action, Steve Pasche of France and Mehmet Ozer of Turkey go head to head at heavyweight.
In Australia, the event airs live on Saturday, November 18.
BKFC 54 Bulgaria start time
Date: Friday, November 17
Time: 2 pm ET / 11 am PT
Prelims: 1 pm ET / 10 am PT
Date: Saturday, November 18
Time: 6 am AEDT
Prelims: 5 am AEDT
Date and time vary by location
BKFC 54 Bulgaria results
Get BKFC 54: Dimitrov vs Zhelyazkov full fight card results below.
- Rosen Dimitrov def. Todor Zhelyazkov
- Georgi Valentinov def. Bojan Kosednar
- Vladislav Kanchev def. Ilyas Sadykov
- Kaloyan Kolev def. Amer Abdulnabi
- Marian Dimitrov def. Jedrzej Durski
- Mahmoud Ahmed def. Florin Lupu
- Veselin Ivanov def. Marco Giustarini
- Mladen Iliev def. Yunus Emre Batan
- Steve Pasche def. Mehmet Ozer
- Angel Petkov def. Nikola Arsov
- Felipe Maia def. Martin Stoichkov
- Tomas Vojtela def. Zdravko Dimitrov