BKFC Death – Once BKFC warrior Justin Thornton has kicked the bucket following a merciless knockout misfortune languished at his solitary battle about the advancement back in August.
He was 38 years of age.
BKFC gave an assertion to MMA Fighting after news that Thornton has spent away a little while after his battle at BKFC 20 in Mississippi.
“Toward “This morning we were very saddened to be notified of the passing of one of our fighters, Justin Thornton, who competed at BKFC 20 on August 20, 2021,” BKFC president Dave Feldman said.
“We join the rest of the combat sports community in sending our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.”
Information on Thornton’s passing was first announced by MyMMANews.
As indicated by posts made on Thornton’s own Facebook page, he was hospitalized after he experienced a knockout in his battle against Dillon Cleckler at BKFC 20. The battle kept going only 19 seconds with Thornton falling face first to the material after he was taken out during a quick fire trade in the ring.
Reports express that Thornton was somewhat deadened after the battle and he remained hospitalized for quite a long time after the occasion occurred while additionally warding off a disease from a spinal rope injury.
Preceding his battle in BKFC, Thornton was a pillar on the blended combative techniques battle scene including his profoundly advertised session against Titan FC COO Lex McMahon this previous November.
All through his vocation, Thornton (6-18) contended in a few provincial advancements with battles against various conspicuous names including UFC heavyweights Chase Sherman and Walt Harris just as Contender Series veterans Michael Lombardo and Austen Lane.