Watch BKFC 18: Beltran vs. Shewmaker weigh-in video live now

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Watch the official weigh-ins for Saturday’s Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 18 event, which takes place Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.

Heavyweight Joey Beltran defends his championship against Sam Shewmaker in the main event. Both fighters will have to make the heavyweight championship limit of 265 pounds.

Three other title fights take place at BKFC 18. MMA veterans Hector Lombard and Joe Riggs meet for a vacant light heavyweight title, Luis Palomino defends his lightweight title against Tyler Goodjohn, and former UFC contender Thiago Aloves fights Ulysses Diaz for a vacant 175-pound title. All will have to make championship weight with no one-pound allowance.

Also on the main card, former UFC and Invicta FC standout Pearl Gonzalez makes her BKFC debut against Charisa Sigala.

BKFC 18 is set to air live at 8 p.m. ET Saturday, beginning with a free preliminary card. The main card begins at 9 p.m. ET and can be purchased on FITE TV pay-per-view for $29.99.

Watch live video of the weigh-ins above, beginning at 5 p.m. ET.

See the full lineup and weigh-in results below:

Main Card

Joey Beltran vs. Sam Shewmaker

Hector Lombard vs. Joe Riggs

Luis Palomino vs. Tyler Goodjohn

Thiago Alves vs. Ulysses Diaz

Pearl Gonzalez vs. Charisa Sigala


Jake Bostwick vs. Julian Lane

Bruce Lutchmedial vs. Eddie Hoch

Eduardo Concepcion vs. Gabe Brown

Francisco Ricchi vs. Brian Maxwell

Jarod Grant vs. Travis Thompson

Steve Herelius vs. Juan Torres

Josh Alvarez vs. Paul Teague

Montaser Aboughaly vs. Luke Parson

Steve Herelius vs. Juan Torres

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