RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (October 5, 2017) – King of the Cage returns to Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton, Minnesota on Friday, November 10, 2017 with a nationally broadcast event headlined by a World Title Fight featuring current women’s Atomweight Champion Melissa Karagianis defending her belt against top contender Jayme Hinshaw. The co-main events are Tomar Washington vs. Matt Comer in a Heavyweight showdown and Chelsea Faulder vs. Heather Denny in the women’s Strawweight division.
Fight card includes:
Main Event – KOTC Women’s Atomweight World Title 105 lbs.
Current Champion Melissa Karagianis, Toronto, Canada (6IX MMA) vs. Jayme Hinshaw, Albuquerque, New Mexico (NM Wildbunch). This is a highly anticipated rematch between these top ranked fighters. Karagianis won the title in her last fight over former champion Andy Nguyen. Hinshaw is top ranked and won her last fight impressively.
Co-Main Event – Heavyweight
Tomar “T-Bo” Washington, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (Fitness Edge MMA) vs. Matt Comer, Piqua, Ohio (Fightopia MMA)). Washington’s last two wins have come by knockout. Comer has won his last two fights.
Co-Main Event – Women’s Strawweight 115 lbs.
Chelsea Faulder, Piqua, Ohio (Fightopia MMA), the exciting 115 lb. “tornado” is fighting the first time since recently signing a contract with King of the Cage. Going up against her will be Heather Denny, fighting out of Team Wildman, in Brighton, Colorado.
Jr. Flyweight 125 lbs.
Michael Jokondo, Minneapolis, Minnesota (MN Martial Arts Academy) vs. Chris Collins, Two Harbors, Minnesota (Warriors of the North).
Other fighters on the card include:
Casey Goulet, Roman Cruz, Franklin Springfield, Dominic Martin, Manatua Lemaire, Michael Freyling, Noah Hawkins, Robert Dawson, Timothy Foster.
***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 are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.blackbearcasinoresort.com or call (888) 771–0777. Event card subject to change.