RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (July 1, 2019) – King of the Cage presents an evening of live MMA fights at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino in Reno, Nevada on Saturday, February 9, 2019 with a nationally broadcast event headlined by a Bantamweight World Amateur Title fight between top contenders Joey McKay vs. Naemon Taylor and featuring some of the sport’s most ferocious competitors.
Main Event – KOTC World Amateur Bantamweight Title 145 lbs.
Joey McKay (8-0), Reno, Nevada (Charles Gracie/ Tonkin Fight Team) vs. top contender Naemon Taylor, Sacramento, California (UFC Gym Concord). McKay is undefeated and is the number one contender in his weight division. Taylor, wo is a top contender, has won his last two of three fights.
Co-Main Event – Light Heavyweight 185 – 205lbs.
JJ Torres, Lake Tahoe, California (Torres Sport Carson City) vs. Aaron Klinghardt, Modesto, California (Alpha Fit)
Featured Event – Lightweight 155 lbs.
Jimmy White, Mississippi (Combat Sports & Fitness) vs Don Murphin, San Diego, California (Range MMA)
Featured Event – Bantamweight 145 lbs.
Edward Schmehl, Reno, Nevada (Combat Sports & Fitness) vs. Esteban Gonzalez, Turlock, California (Alpha Fit)
Other Featured Fighters on the card:
Mebrahtu Gobena, Michael Courneya, Gabrielle Aravalo, Diana Godoy, Ramon Garcia, James Carter, Kelly McKay, Jocelyn Kaufman, Tanner Dimmit, Daniel Williams, Dilon Anderson, Adam Carigan, Cameron Sandoval, Jason Spinale, Charles Pete, Brendyn Ireland, Benny Sablan, Madi Mangat, Markell Perkins, Payton Talbott, Taylor Cuisnot, Caleb Frandsen, Chandler Hall, Mike Uribe, Devin Knowles, Michael Courneya, Alex Mosier, Jordan Ralston, Alej Trujillo.
*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 at 5pm / Fights at 6pm. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (775) 325-7401 or go online to www.silverlegacy.com. All ages. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Event card and schedule are subject to change. Official Hashtag: #FutureLegends44