RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (September 11, 2018) – King of the Cage returns to Gold Country Casino & Hotel in Orville, California on Saturday, October 6, 2018 with a nationally broadcast event headlined by a Cruiserweight World Title fight between Thomas Fallon vs. Ryan Williams for the vacant belt. In the co-main event, Ricky Turcios takes on Josh Paiva in a Bantamweight showdown.
Main Event – Cruiserweight KOTC World Title (224 lbs.)
Thomas “Smash” Fallon (5-1), Rocklin, California (UFC Gym Rocklin) vs. Ryan “Cowboy” Williams (7-6), Delhi, California. Fallon has won his last five fights, all in impressive first-round victories. Williams is victorious in last two bouts, which were also in the first-round. Both fighters are top ranked.
Co-Main Event – Bantamweight 135 lbs.
Ricky “Pretty Ricky” Turcios (8-1), Houston, Texas (Alpha Male) vs. Josh “The King of Diamonds” Paiva (10-2), Vacaville, California (MMA Gold). Both fighters are ranked in the top of the Bantamweight division.
Featured Event – Welterweight 160 lbs.
Aaron “Shaka” Hedrick, Oroville, California (Savage Den) vs. Shad “The American Badass” Smith, San Bernardino, California (Independent).
Featured Event – Amateur Bantamweight KOTC World Title (135 lbs.)
Lake Gee (7-1), Oroville, California (Savage Den) vs. Curtis Fields (5-1), Nevada. Both fighters have only lost one time in their amateur career.
Other Fights Include:
Nick Maximov, Chico, California. vs. Nick Piecuch, Santa Maria, California
Ryan Hamilton, Chico, California vs. Nawf Hamad, San Diego, California
Mark Wirth, Sacramento, California vs. Victor Vorgas, Big Bear, California
Tyler Holbrook, Oroville, California vs. Chris Wolf, San Bernadino, California
Chandler Hall, Sacramento, California vs. Ben Monzon, San Bernadino, California
Luke Barrington, Oroville, California vs. Kyle Moya
***Fight Card Subject to Change***
This event will be broadcast 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 6:00 pm. and fights start at 7:00 pm. Reserve seating and Ringside tickets available. For more information, please visit www.goldcountrycasino.com , Gold Country Casino & Hotel Box Office or call (530) 538-4560. Age 21+ to attend.