Dos Santos vs. Werdum

Gamebred Bareknuckle 5 is set to occur this Friday, and MMA Junkie has you covered with a live stream and the official results.

This bareknuckle MMA event will unfold at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida

it highlights a heavyweight clash between two former UFC champions, Junior Dos Santos and Fabricio Werdum.

This matchup signifies the comeback of both heavyweight legends after extended periods of inactivity. Dos Santos' last appearance was over 15 months ago when he suffered a TKO loss against Yorgan de Castro at Eagle FC 47 due to a shoulder injury.

Meanwhile, Werdum's most recent fight took place under the PFL banner 28 months ago, but his match against Renan Ferreira was later declared a no contest.

Interestingly, this will be the second time Dos Santos and Werdum face off, with their first encounter taking place at UFC 90 in 2008.

However, this time around, the bout will be fought without gloves.

Beyond the headline bout, the event will showcase several UFC veterans, including Maki Pitolo

Brandon Jenkins, Anthony Njokuani, Irwin Rivera, Joshua Weems, and Brandon Davis.