Joey Beltran’s lope as a fighter with BKFC has advance to an pause.
The worn heavyweight champion, who has now suffered three losses in a row including support-to-support knockouts, will no longer compete for the bare-knuckle promotion, although there are plans in dash to continue working with the extinct fighter in a single other capacity.
“From a combating point of view with BKFC, Joey Beltran is carried out as a fighter with us,” BKFC President Dave Feldman told MMA Fighting. “I’m hoping he’s carried out as a fighter anyplace around the world.
“He’s a giant man, had a giant lope. However esteem I’ve said, father time catches up with you eventually, and he suffered just a few knockouts in a row, and it’s something we don’t desire to undercover agent happen anymore. So he’s positively now not going to strive in opposition to for our organization anymore.”
Beltran used to be a mainstay with BKFC since the promotion first launched in 2018 where he competed on the inaugural card incomes a prick up resolution opt over Tony Lopez.
The UFC extinct at closing went on to converse the BKFC heavyweight title with a opt over Whisk Sherman in 2019. He defended the belt twice with wins over Marcel Stamps and Sam Shewmaker.
Sadly, Beltran’s opt dash came to an pause with a unanimous resolution loss to Arnold Adams. He then lost in a pair of brutal knockouts to Frank Tate and Houston Alexander.
While Feldman says that Beltran will no longer compete in BKFC as a fighter, he wants to continue working with “The Mexecutioner” in an envoy position transferring ahead. Beltran’s higher half, Britain Hart-Beltran, also currently serves because the BKFC strawweight champion.
“Being a man that started with us and had the handiest strive in opposition to of the night on that BKFC 1 [card], and the total giant wars that he gave us, he’ll be a fragment of the organization recruiting fighters, serving to to prepare one of the vital fellows, presumably even doing a miniature bit of other things with BKFC,” Feldman revealed.
“He’s a giant man, we in actuality, in actuality esteem him right here. He for all time came and fought his coronary heart out, and he did every thing he would possibly presumably perchance presumably for the organization. So he’ll positively be a fragment of the organization, but he’s presumably now not combating for us anymore.”