RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (July 20, 2016) – King of the Cage, the leader in casino mixed martial arts entertainment, returns to Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton, Minnesota on Friday, September 9, 2016 with another world-class mixed martial arts event, headlined by a Lightweight (155 pounds) showdown between Cliff Wright and Brandon Jenkins and featuring some of the sport’s best competitors.
The Main Event, in the 155 lb. Lightweight Division, will feature Cliff “Goblin” Wright from Belle Plaine, Iowa (Swingfirst/Mainstream MMA) against Brandon “Twitch” Jenkins (8-3) from Savage, Minnesota (American Top Team Minnesota). Wright is coming off an impressive first round victory. Jenkins has knocked out his last two opponents.
The Co-Main Event in the 165 lb. Welterweight Division will feature Derek Varin from Minnesota (5-3) doing battle against Buddy Clinton (10-6) from Texas.
This event will be broadcast in over 50 million U.S. households on MAVTV (214 DIRECTV, 810 Verizon FiOS). Check your local cable provider for cable station in your area.
Other featured fighters on the card will include Jesse Rogge, Deangelo Curtis, Troy Roggenbuck, Josh Hautajarvi, Jesse Wannemacher and more.
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.