RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (October 23, 2017) – King of the Cage and MAVTV, owned by Lucas Oil is proud to announce the World Amateur Championships 4 will be held at the Reno Events Center in Reno, Nevada on Saturday, December 9, 2017. The World Amateur Championships 4 will feature the top amateur fighters from around the globe competing for the chance at earning professional fighting contracts worth $250,000.
Over 1,000 fighters will apply to compete in this event, but only forty (40) of the most elite MMA amateur athletes from around the world received the chance to win over a worldwide crowd, with their skills, heart and personality competing to win a professional contract with KOTC. They will compete for five (5) professional contracts totaling $250,000. This event was designed to find and develop not only the highest level of fighters but also the most unique.
Final results to determine the winners will be decided by interactive live voting, both from live audience at the Reno Events Center and live MAVTV television audience.
posterThe World Amateur Championships 4 will be broadcast live in over 50 million U.S. households on MAVTV. MAVTV is currently available on DIRECTV (channel 214), Verizon Fios (channel 810), Comcast, Google Fiber, Time Warner Cable, Charter and hundreds of regional distributors.
Doors open at 5:00 pm and fights start at 6:00 pm. Reserve seating and ringside tickets are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.com or the Reno Events Center and Silver Legacy Box Office. All ages.
2017 King of the Cage World Amateur Championships Format:
20 Fights, 40 fighters from all over the globe will compete.
Competing for five (5) Professional contracts totaling $250,000.
Five (5) competitors will be voted into a contractual opportunity which will give them contracts (1st Place $100,000) (2nd & 3rd Place $50, 000) and (4th & 5th Place totaling $25,000) to pursue their dream as the next big star in the MMA world.
Determining the opportunities will be based equally on these criteria:
Level of excitement at which they fight
Winners for the event will be determined based on formula which combines:
Online voting from TV viewing audience
Online voting from live event audience
Fighters who wish to be considered for this event can go to www.kingofthecage.com and fill out an application.
Fight Card to be announced soon.
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About Eldorado Resorts, Inc.
Eldorado Resorts is a leading casino entertainment company that owns and operates nineteen properties in ten states, including Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. In aggregate, Eldorado’s properties feature approximately 20,000 slot machines and VLTs, more than 550 table games and over 6,500 hotel rooms. For more information, please visit www.eldoradoresorts.com.
About Reno Events Center
Located in the entertainment center of downtown Reno. The Reno Events Center offers 118,000 sq. ft. of space for events that range from top-notch entertainment to a myriad of conventions and conferences. The Events Center is home to the Reno Bighorn, and often host prestigious NCAA basketball playoff tournaments. Tickets can be purchased at the Reno Events Center Box Office from 10am-12pm the day tickets go on sale, or from 10am until showtime the day of the event. Tickets can also be purchased at the Silver Legacy Box Office.The Events Center is located in the heart of downtown Reno with an abundance of affordable accommodations, dining, shopping and entertainment possibilities all within easy walking distance. Come and see the versatile venue for yourself.
Contact: Marty Gross, Vice President
King of the Cage
Contact: Sarah Robbins, Public Relations Manager
Eldorado Resorts / Silver Legacy Resort Casino Reno
Contact: Ben McDonald, RSCVA Communication Manager
Contact: Devyn Barker, Senior Account Supervisor
The Decker/Royal Agency
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