RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (August 9, 2016) – King of the Cage, the leader in casino mixed martial arts entertainment, will return to Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City, Oregon on Saturday, October 1, 2016 with another world-class mega-event, headlined by a Welterweight (170 pounds) World Title showdown between current KOTC Welterweight Champion Jesse Juarez and challenger Ben Egli and also featuring some of the sport’s top competitors.
The Main Event, in the 170 lb. Welterweight Division, will be for the King of the Cage World Title and feature the reigning and defending KOTC champion Jesse Juarez (23-11) from Torrance, California (Bodyshop MMA) against Ben Egli (6-1) from Tigard, Oregon (Gracie Technics). Both Juarez and Egli are top ranked.
The Co-Main Event in the 145 lb. Bantamweight Division will be feature Gabriel “Solo” Solorio from Tacoma, Washington (White Buffalo Warriors) doing battle against Enoch “the Animal” Wilson from Beaverton, Oregon (Animals MMA).
This event will be broadcast in over 50 million U.S. households on MAVTV (214 DIRECTV and Verizon FiOS (810). Check your local cable provider for cable station in your area.
Other fighters appearing on the card will feature Josh Bonner, Jimmy Jennett, Rudy Scharfroth, Derek Luna, Nathan Noble, Lisa Spanger and more.
Doors at 5 pm / Fights at 6 pm. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 1-888-MAIN-ACT (624-6228) or go online to www.chinookwindscasino.com or in person at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort Box Office. All ages. Event card and schedule are subject to change.