RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (September 9, 2015) – On Saturday, October 17, King of the Cage will debut at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada inside The Joint with a star-studded, world class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) mega-event, headlined by a middleweight (185 pounds) title fight between rival superstars Daniel Hernandez and Daniel Madrid. The event will be broadcast live on MAVTV (214 DIRECTV, 248 Dish Network, 810 Verizon FiOS).
The main event will be for the 185 lb. Middleweight World Title, when current champion Daniel “El Leon” Hernandez (18-10), from El Monte, California (The Vault MMA & Fitness) puts his belt on the line against Daniel “Blackout” Madrid (11-4) from Glendale, Arizona (Gracie Fighting Systems). This is a long awaited matchup for these two heralded fighters. Hernandez has a six fight winning streak and Madrid has won his last four fights.
The co-main event in the women’s 115 lb. Strawweight Division will feature Danielle “Dynamite” Taylor (5-1) from Palmdale, California (Saekson Muay Thai) against Calie “The Honey Badger” Cutler (4-1) from Brighton, Michigan (Jacked N Tan Fight Team).
Other featured fighters on card will include Johnny Munoz, Jr., Rick Legere, Jason Manly, Arthur Vianna, Odis Ruiz, Kelly Gray, Dominick Reyes, Jose Portocarrero, Jimmy Spicuzza, Jerry Shapiro, Maria Rios, Christine Ferea and more.
Doors open at 5:30 pm. and fights start at 7:00 pm. Reserve seating and Ringside tickets are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.hardrockhotel.com or call (702) 693-5000. All ages. Event card subject to change.