BKFC 36 event aired on February 24, 2023, from Kenner, LA, and featured a heavyweight bout between Arnold Adams and Adam Belcher.
Arnold Adams held BKFC Heavyweight Championship. He defeated Joey Beltran in November 2021 to win the title. He had one successful defense against Dillon Cleckler at BKFC 25 event in May last year before this event.
Adam Belcher remained undefeated in BKFC prior to this bout with 3 wins under the promotion’s banner. He was previously active to headline an event to defeat Frank Tate. He had previous wins over Tony Lopez and Bobo O’Bannon.
Joseph Creer, Dillon Winemiller, Bryce Henry and Cody Schieve made their BKFC debuts at the main card. Cody Mitchell, Brandon Meneses and Michael Manno were the other BKFC debutants on the prelims card.
Check below for results live from BKFC 36: Adams vs Belcher event with a complete fight card, and more details.
Prelims Card (8 pm ET)
- Michael Manno def. Frankie Shughart via KO at 0:25 of round 1 – Middleweight Bout
- Cody Mitchell vs Brandon Meneses ended in a majority draw (48-46, 47-47, 47-47) – Featherweight Bout
- Blake LaCaze def. Joseph Brett Williams via TKO (Corner Stoppage) at 2:00 of Round 3 – Middleweight Bout
Main Card (9 pm ET)
- Tyler Sammis def. Cody Schieve via KO at 1:32 of Round 1 – Featherweight Bout
- Andrew Angelcor vs David Bosnick via unanimous draw (47-47, 47-47, 47-47) – Lightweight Bout
- Bryce Henry def. Brandon Shavers via KO at 1:53 of round 4- Welterweight Bout
- Tony Jenkins def. Dillon Winemiller via TKO at 1:25 of round 3- Light Heavyweight Bout
- Dennis LaBruzza def. Stephon Reese via KO at 1:24 of round 2 – Light Heavyweight Bout
- Duke Sensley def. Joseph Creer via unanimous decision (50-45, 48-47, 48-47)- Light Heavyweight Bout
- Kaleb Harris def. Brad Kelly via KO at 0:39 of round 1- Welterweight Bout
- Co-Main Event: James Lilley def. Bobby Taylor via TKO at 2:00 of round 3- Lightweight Bout
- Main Event: Alan Belcher def. Arnold Adams via KO at 0:55 of round 3- BKFC Heavyweight Championship Bout