RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (March 22, 2018) – King of the Cage returns to Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino in Salamanca, New York on Saturday, May 12, 2018 for with a nationally broadcast event headlined by a World Title Fight featuring current Flyweight champion Pat Mix against Tony Gravely. In the co-main event, Sean Felton takes on Elijah Harris in a Lightweight showdown.
Main Event – Flyweight KOTC World Title 135 Lbs.
Pat “Patchy” Mix (6-0), Buffalo, New York (WNY MMA) vs. Tony Gravely (12-4), Radford, Virginia (Tech MMA & Fitness Academy). Mix won the belt in his last bout with an impressive first-round victory. Mix is one of the top rising stars in MMA. A successful high school wrestler and current assistant wrestling coach, Mix is undefeated in his last seventeen amateur and professional fights spanning the last four and a half years, posting an amateur record of 11-0 and professional record of 6-0 during that time. Gravely, is one of the top contenders in the flyweight division and has won his last four fights.
Co-Main Event – Lightweight 155 Lbs.
Sean “Superfly” Felton (4-1), Buffalo, NY. (WNY MMA) vs. Elijah “The Buffalo Soldier” Harris (2-1), Philadelphia, PA. (TCAMMA). Felton, who is one of the top ranked Lightweights, made his professional debut with King of the Cage in February 2017. Harris is an up and coming contender.
Lightweight 155 Lbs.
Keith Forant, Buffalo, NY. (Buffalo United) vs. Jason Lawrence, Erie, PA. (Nonstop Fitness & MMA)
Jr. Flyweight 125 lbs.
Joe Pimentel, Welland, Ontario (Modern Vision Mixed Martial Arts) vs. TBD
Bantamweight 145 lbs.
Mike Shul, Buffalo, NY. (Independent) vs. Mark Murray, Auburn, NY. (Team Cole MMA)
Women’s Atomweight 105 lbs.
Katie Saull, Winnipeg, Canada (Winnipeg Academy of MMA) vs. TBD
Welterweight 170 lbs.
Mike Diorio, Homer, NY. (Independent) vs. Ashton Nemdhari, Welland, Ontario (Modern Vision Mixed Martial Arts)
Lightweight 155 lbs.
Art Ludwick, Salamanca, NY. vs. Hakeif Phillips, Philadelphia, PA.
Women’s Featherweight 145 lbs.
Alyssa Vasquez, Buffalo, NY. vs. Dianna Karavas, East Rutherford, NJ.
Lightweight 155 lbs.
Morgan Cavanagh, Buffalo, NY. vs. Jesse Smith, Detroit, MI.
Light Heavyweight 205 lbs.
Nick Morgan, Youngstown, OH. vs. Logan Thompson, Erie, PA.
Middleweight 185 lbs.
Brandon Hunt Jr., Detroit, MI. vs. Bryan Battle, Charlotte, NC.
Flyweight 135 lbs.
Steve Williams, Youngstown, OH. vs. Bryant Bullock, Charlotte, NC.
***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. Tickets are available at select Seneca Resort & Casino retail outlets, online at SenecaCasino.com and Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, or by phone at 800-745-3000. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.