RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (May 16, 2019) – King of the Cage returns to Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California on Saturday, June 22, 2019 with a nationally broadcast event headlined by three World Title bouts. The main event for the Flyweight belt will be headlined by Drako Rodriguez vs. undefeated Johnny Munoz. The co-main events will feature Matt Lagler vs. David Gomez for the Middleweight title and Travis Williams vs. Edson Gomez for the Welterweight belt.
Main Event – KOTC Flyweight World Title (135 lbs.)
Drako “The Great Drakolini” Rodriguez (5-1), Sioux City, Iowa (One Combat Academy) vs. Johnny “Kid Kvenbo” Munoz (8-0), Norco, California (C-Quence MMA). Rodriguez is one of top fighters in the division and is coming off and impressive first-round victory. He was also the former amateur World Champion. Munoz has never lost in both his professional and amateur career and six of his eight pro fights have been won is the first round.
Co-Main Event – KOTC Middleweight World Title (185 lbs.)
Matt “Berzerk” Lagler, San Diego, California (San Diego Combat Academy) vs. David Gomez, Rancho Cucamonga, California (Body Shop). Lagler is a veteran fighter who has 12 wins and has tremendous knockout power. Gomez has 17 wins in his professional career and is top ranked.
Co-Main Event – KOTC Welterweight World Title (170 lbs.)
Travis Williams (2-2), San Pedro, CA. (Elite Training Center) vs. Edson Gomez (4-1), Upland, CA. (Combined Martial Science). Williams, who has had a successful professional and amateur career, won his last out with a first-round knockout. Gomez has only one loss and is top ranked in the welterweight division.
Featured Event – Bantamweight (145 lbs.)
Anthony Jimenez (3-0), San Bernardino, CA. (Adrenaline MMA) vs. Albert Veloz (2-1), Victorville, CA. (Cage Combat). Both fighters are top ranked.
Other Fights Include:
• Carlos Ochoa vs. Rick James
• Andrew Lazo vs. Aaron Williams
• Jay Pinto vs. Richie Palomino
• Kevin Villarreal vs. Roberto Hernandez
• Gibran Alvarez vs. Johnathan Noriega
***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 5:00 pm. and fights start at 6:00 pm. Reserve seating and Ringside tickets are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit Ticketmaster.com. All ages. Event card subject to change. Official Hashtag: #GoldenEra