BKFC returned to Hollywood with BKFC 45 event on June 23, 2023, with a lightweight title bout in the main event.
Both Luis Palomino and James Lilley looked to continue with their unbeaten record in BKFC in the headliner. Palomino also had to defend his BKFC Lightweight title which he has held for more than 1000 days now. Lilley took part in his fourth bout under the promotion and would be looking to dethrone a double champion.
Jake Bostwick vs Erick Lozano light heavyweight bout acted as the co-main event. Howard Davis, who ranked at #2 in BKFC featherweight rankings, looked to become the #1 contender with a win over Eduardo Peralta.
The prelims card started at 7 PM ET and featured 5 promotional debutants in Mike Lee, Drew Nolan, Robert Madrid, Leomardo Perdomo, and Joseph White. The main card started at 8 PM ET. Check below as we post results live from BKFC 45: Palomino vs Lilley event here. You can also check this link to get more info on fight card and how to watch BKFC 45.
- Mike Lee def. Drew Nolan via KO at 1:26 of round 1 – Cruiserweight Bout (Watch Video)
- Chris Garcia def. Robert Madrid via TKO at 2:00 round 3- Bantamweight Bout
- Leomardo Perdomo vs Joseph White via KO at 1:18 of round 1 – Heavyweight Bout
- Dillon Winemiller def. Steve Townsel via KO at 1:07 of round 2 – Cruiserweight Bout
- Alberto Blas def. Robert Armas via TKO at 0:47 of round 1 – Bantamweight Bout
- Gee Perez def. Ryan Carroll via KO at 1:52 of round 1 – Bantamweight Bout
- James Dennis def. Rene Rodriguez via TKO at 1:32 of round 2 – Welterweight Bout
- Bryan Duran def. Gilberto Aguiliar via TKO at 3:00 round 3 – Featherweight Bout
- Howard Davis def. Eduardo Peralta via KO at 1:36 of round 1 – Lightweight Bout
- Jake Bostwick def. Erick Lozano via unanimous decision(49-46, 49-46, 50-45) – Light Heavyweight Bout
- Luis Palomino(c) def. James Lilley via unanimous decision(48-47, 49-46, 49-46) – BKFC World Lightweight Championship Bout