Feature | Jun 19 2019

Why former champion Randall Bailey is getting involved in bare knuckle boxing

'Bored' 44-year-old Randall Bailey tells James Slater that he wanted 'a little fun' and got into bare knuckle boxing
Randall Bailey
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FORMER two-time boxing champion Randall Bailey will be involved in a bareknuckle event alongside Paulie Malignaggi against Artem Lobov on June 22. He is 44 years old, though was a fearsome puncher in boxing. He has not fought since his 2016 loss to Jeff Horn, former 140 and 147 pound champ Bailey, 46-9 (39) says he was “bored” and took his BKB bout with Brazilian MMA fighter Daniel Santos “to have a little fun.”

This fight is scheduled for five rounds, two minutes a round.

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