RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (June 23, 2017) – King of the Cage returns to Yack Arena in Wyandotte, Michigan on Saturday, August 5, 2017 with a nationally broadcast event headlined by a Light-Heavyweight Superfight Championship between current champion Victor Jones vs. Jesse Murray and the Co-Main Event in the Women’s Atomweight division featuring Bi Nguyen.
Fight card includes:
Main Event – KOTC Superfight Championship Title Light-Heavyweight 205 lbs.
Current Champion Victor “Bone Crusher” Jones, Detroit, Michigan (Murcielago MMA) vs. Jesse “Hollywood” Murray, Toledo, Ohio (PRO Am Fitness and Strong Style). Jones is coming off a first round KO of former KOTC Middleweight champion Brandon Hunt. Murray got a first round knockout in only 9 seconds over #1 ranked Chad Herrick in his last bout.
Co-Main Event – Women’s Atomweight 105 lbs.
Bi “Killer Bee” Nguyen (3-1), Albuquerque, New Mexico (Jacksons MMA) vs. TBD. Nguyen, who is top ranked, is coming off a close five round decision loss to current champion Andy Nguyen.
Featured Event – Lightweight 155 lbs.
“Pretty Boy” Troy Lamson (8-2), Lansing, Michigan (Murcielago MMA) vs. Kyle Prepolec (10-4), Ontario, Canada (Maximum Training Center). Lamson is coming off two victories. Prepolec is the number 1 ranked lightweight fighter out of Ontario Canada, coming off two knock out victories.
Featured Event – Welterweight 170 lbs.
Kalinn “Khaos” Williams, Jackson, Michigan (Murcielago MMA) vs. Carrese “Onepunch” Archer, Battle Creek, Michigan (Kill Zone MMA). Williams, in his professional debut, won with a first round knockout. Archer’s recent win was an impressive first round 16 second knockout.
Other featured fights:
Women’s Strawweight 115 lbs. – Chelsea Faulder vs. Kyna Sisson
Heavyweight – Leroy Johnson vs. TBD
Bantamweight 145 lbs. – Darius Estell vs. TBD
Lightweight 155 lbs. – Travis Ellul vs. Bobby Tucker
Light Heavyweight 195 lbs. – Patrick Friese vs. Travis Muchinson
Light Heavyweight 195 lbs. – Angelo Popofski vs. Jon Tarrh
Welterweight 170 lbs. – Marco Smallman vs. TBD
Heavyweight – Micheal Johnson vs. Eli Strong
Lightweight 155 lbs. – Dan Claus vs. Moe Shatri
Middleweight 185 lbs. – Victor Torres vs. TBD
Heavyweight – Rob Durham vs. Zeal Robichaud
Middleweight 185 lbs – Brandon Hunt vs. Angelo Rescigno
Flyweight 135 lbs. – Avan Bashi vs. Joey Nagy
Bantamweight 145 lbs. – Anthony Wong vs. Michael Walker
Welterweight 170 lbs. – Nicholas Shammami vs. TBD
Middleweight 185 lbs. – Rick Bastuba vs. Travis Raminger
***Fight Card Subject to Change***
This event will be broadcast in over 50 million U.S. households on MAVTV (214 DIRECTV, 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 and Ringside tickets are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.cagetix.com or call (734) 324-7290. Event card subject to change.