RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (September 1, 2015) – King of the Cage will return to Lake of Torches Resort Casino in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin for the third time this year with another star-studded, world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) mega-event, headlined by a welterweight (170 pounds) title showdown between Frank Shuman and Jesse Juarez, on Saturday, October 17, 2015.
In the main event, which will be for the 170 lb. Welterweight Title, Frank “Nightmare” Schuman from Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin (Leadership Academy) will go up against Jesse Juarez from Torrance, California (Team Bodyshop MMA). Schuman is undefeated (7-0) and one of the top ranked welterweights. Jesse is a seasoned professional with a solid record of 22-10.
The co-main event in the 170 lb. Welterweight Division will feature Zak Ottow from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Pura Vida BJJ) facing off against Jon “Big Nasty” Tarrh from Terre Haute, Indiana (Terror Fight Team).
One of the featured bouts in the 155 lb. Lightweight Division will be Matt Arnst from Kenosha, Wisconsin (Gracie Barra) vs. Ben Miller from Rockford, Illinois (Northern Illinois CC).
Other fighters appearing on the card include Kenton Soufal, Brett North, Kyle Laude, Brendan Fang, Edgar Jasso, Adrian Pierson, Henry Thompson, O’kala Makaiau, Clayton McGhee, Ken Kastenbauer, Gabriel Sayeg, JJ Stamper, JB Shicks, Thomas Mitchell, Kevin Messer, Devin Gress, Tiffany Masters, Gabriel Mota, Quinton Collins, Brandi Kishner, Avery Rapier and more.
This event will be broadcast in over 50 million U.S. households on MAVTV (214 DIERECTV, 248 Dish Network, 810 Verizon FiOS). Check your local cable provider for cable station in your area.
Doors open at 6 pm and fights start at 7 pm. Reserve seating, VIP, and ringside tickets are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.lakeofthetorches.com or call 1-800-25-TORCH. Event card and schedule are subject to change.