RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (April 23, 2019) – King of the Cage, the leader in casino mixed martial arts entertainment debuts at The Bluewater Amphitheater, located in the BlueWater Resort & Casino in Parker, Arizona on Saturday, May 18, 2019, with a nationally broadcast event headlined by a Welterweight showdown between Wesley Pierce vs. Javahn Matthews. The co-main events will feature Vincent Arredondo vs. Derrick Brown in a Lightweight battle, and Lightweights Ryan Shatto vs. Bryce Callaghan. The featured fight on the card will be Christopher Tahbo vs. Mashonte Mailboy.
Main Event – Welterweight (170 lbs.)
Wesley Pierce, AZ. (Dragon Snake MMA) vs. Javahn Matthews, Portland, OR. (Enso Jiu Jitsu). Pierce, who had an impressive amateur record of 11-1 is making his professional debut. Mathews is also making his pro debut after an amateur career of 5-2.
Co-Main Event – Lightweight (155 lbs.)
Vincent Arredondo, Phoenix, AZ. (The Lab) vs. Derrick “The Sheriff” Brown, Tempe, AZ. (Self-Made Training Facility). Arredondo, who is top ranked, is coming off a first-round victory. Brown is a popular lightweight fighter in the Arizona area, who had a very good amateur record.
Co-Main Event – Lightweight (150 lbs.)
Ryan Shatto, Parker, AZ. (Mixxed Bloodz MMA) vs. Bryce Callaghan, Blythe, CA. (Adrian’s Boxing and Relentless Wrestling). Both are up and coming fighters in the lightweight division.
Featured Event – Super Heavyweight (265 lbs.)
Christopher Tahbo, Parker, AZ. (Mixxed Bloodz MMA) vs. Mashonte Mailboy, Chinle, AZ.
Other Featured Fights on the card:
Matt Gutierrez vs. John Russell
Luigi Bisconti vs. Tommie Ochoa
Brooks Callaghan vs. Tim Livingston
Ryan Cazares vs. TBA
Joseph Gabaldon vs. Justin Musgrove
Tray Black vs. Christopher Meyers
Brandon Rivera vs. Pacen Scogin
***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 at 5PM / Fights at 6PM. For more information or to purchase tickets, go online to www.ticketbiscuit.com. All ages welcomed. Official Hashtag #RiverWars