September 7th, 2009
Cage Fights and Hot Ed Hardy
Models at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino This October.
King of the Cage and Lake of the Torches
Resort Casino Announce Main Events for No Holds Barred Cage Fighting, to be
Held in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin.
Lac du Flambeau, Wis.
-- Lake of the Torches Resort Casino will again play host to mixed
martial arts global powerhouse King of the Cage on Saturday, October 10,
2009. Tickets are $35, $45 and $75. In addition, all guests who by tickets
to the King of the Cage: Strike Point show will have an added bonus to see
the Ed Hardy Fashion Experience and Model Search before the MMA action
begins. Tickets are on sale now.
Over 25 professional and amateur cage fighters will roll into the beautiful
serenity of Lac du Flambeau bringing an arsenal of kicks, punches, knees,
submissions and knock outs. There will be no less than 12 hard hitting, no
holds barred, mixed martial arts cage fights in one night.
Fighting in one of the main events is Wisconsin’s number two ranked light
heavyweight Caleb “The Bull” Nelson out of Hayward, Wisconsin. He will be
stepping into the cage against hard hitting Jason “Freebird” Freeman out of
Ohio. Both fighters come to the cage with a history of serving up knockouts.
The winner will surely be ranked as one of the top ten King of the Cage
Another much anticipated main event long in the making features
welterweight, Myles “The Fury” Jury. The Fury will put his undefeated record
on the line in a battle against Duke Roufus trained and Wisconsin Combat
Sport.com ranked fighter Jake “The Enforcer” Kuester.
The Monster will also be returning to the Lake of the Torches before
Halloween! Detroit’s Eric “The Monster” Moon will be showcasing his
wrestling and striking skills against Jake Spurgin also out of Roufus
Sports. Additionally, local fan favorite and Wisconsin National Guard solder
Stephanie Schneider heads back to work in the cage against Hayward’s own
Matt Flynn, Promoter and Matchmaker of King of the Cage commented: “We have
a long standing relationship and have done a lot of great fights at Lake of
the Torches Casino. Some of the biggest stars in mixed martial arts today
have fought here and no doubt the “Strike Point” fight card could
potentially uncover new talent to put on King of the Cage’s world stage.”
In addition Michael J. Broderick, Director of Marketing for Lake of the
Torches remarked: “Once again we are excited to hold this event in our
casino for what will no doubt be a phenomenal night of mixed martial arts
knock-outs and submissions. We are really excited to once again provide the
platform for some of Wisconsin’s best fighters not just in our main events
but on the undercards as well. I am especially excited to see world famous
professional MMA trainer and former world champion kick boxer Duke Roufus
bring his fighters to compete at this upcoming show. They are an exceptional
representation of the incredible talent pool we have here in this state.”
It also needs to be noted that most of the top camps in Wisconsin will be
bringing their fight teams. The following camps have committed fighters:
Roufus Sports MMA, Metz Combat Club, Sixel’s Fight Club, Rising Son, Garcie
Barra Kenosha, and Ernie Paulson. They will be bringing only their best
Included on card with the main events are some of the best area fighters to
watch. They are: Adam Kope, Tom Ahlborn, Joe Kruz, Ricky Stettner, Daron
Cruickshank, Ryan White, Shane Cadotte, Mike Meyers, Joel Wortner, Jason
Mills, Pete Vargo, Marcus McFee, John Barker, Adrienne Pierson, Dustin
Johnson, Kenny Richards, Justin Jaynes, Alex Lundgren, Josh Kertz, and Jared
Johnson. King of the Cage is proud to give every one of these warriors an
opportunity to become a superstar inside the KOTC steel.
In addition to the action in the cage, things will be heating up outside the
steel before the fights as twelve of the hottest, sexiest, young women and
men in the country will have their chance at stardom during the Ed Hardy
Model Search and Fashion Experience. Representatives from Ed Hardy Clothing
will be flying out from Los Angeles to oversee the pre-fight show and they
will be looking for their next big star. Judges for the show will include
representatives of Ed Hardy as well as surprise celebrities of T.V., sports,
business, and the big screen. Free Ed Hardy apparel will be given away to
lucky members of the audience. The model search is included in the price of
the show ticket.
Tickets are available at Player Services at Lake of the Torches Casino by
calling 1-800-25 TORCH (86724). You must be 18 or older to attend the show
and 21 or older to gamble in the resort-casino. Tickets are also available
online at www.kingofthecage.com or www.lakeofthetorches.com.
Situated on the shores of Pokegama Lake and nestled in Wisconsin’s
Northwoods, the Lake of the Torches Resort Casino has a feel of a classic
Northern retreat and reflects its Ojibwe culture and heritage. The casino
has over 800 slot machines (including a non-smoking area), 12 blackjack
tables and two Poker tables, a high-stakes Bingo Hall seating up to 500
persons, the 24-hour Game Time Grill and the Eagle’s Nest Restaurant. The
hotel has 101 well–appointed rooms, the Dancing Waters Lounge and the
Woodland Oasis fitness center and pool. The 8,500 square-foot Convention
Center with the Hall of Nations offers an outstanding venue for
entertainment, receptions, trade shows, meetings, presentations and
For more information on this show and upcoming events at Lake of the Torches
please see www.lakeofthetorches.com.
Lake of the Torches Resort Casino
July 10th, 2009
ProElite, King of the Cage
Close Strict Foreclosure Agreement
By: Business Wire |
10 Jul 2009 | 04:30 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, Jul 10, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE)
-- ProElite, Inc. (OTB:PELE.PK) said today that it has closed a strict
foreclosure agreement that returns King of the Cage, the highly successful
mixed martial arts brand, to its original owners Terry and Julie Trebilcock.
With the agreement, ProElite's outstanding debt to King of the Cage has been
satisfied; and King of the Cage, under the leadership of founder Terry
Trebilcock, again becomes an independent company with control over its own
extensive video library.
ProElite CEO Charles F. Champion said that the agreement closed today and
that the financial and legal issues between the two entities have been
ProElite retains a number of prominent assets including a host of
international MMA brands such as Spirit MC, its community-driven interactive
broadband entertainment website, and an extensive library of MMA events.
May 12th, 2009
Sixel’s Fight Club, One of the
State’s Best Martial Arts Facilities, To Hold Open House
Lac du Flambeau, Wis. – Ever wonder what it
takes to train and work your way to the top of some of the best fight
circuits around the state and region? Then, don’t miss your opportunity to
check out Northern Wisconsin’s best mixed martial organization during the
Sixel’s Fight Club’s Open House on May 23 in Sugar Camp.
Comprised of nearly 30 talented mixed martial
artists from around the Northwoods and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Sixel’s
Fight Club is rated one of the top organizations in Wisconsin in terms of
talent among amateur fighters and for its training facilities. The public is
invited to a special open house scheduled from noon – 4 p.m. at the training
gym located on Lone Pine Road just off of Highway 17 (approximately 12 miles
from Rhinelander and six miles from Eagle River). The event is free and open
to all ages.
“We invite anyone interested in mixed martial arts or curious about the
training experience to come out and see our group which is well-known and
respected throughout the state and on the national stage,” said fight club
owner, eighth degree black-belt martial artist and Team USA Pankration
President Dave Sixel. “This is an incredible group of athletes who put heart
and soul into their training and competitions and they would like to show
their fans, media, and the general public what they can do.”
The open house will include the unveiling of the club’s new fight cage, the
first such fight cage in any training facility in the area. The cage will
allow Sixel’s fighters the opportunity to train for mixed martial arts cage
fights in upcoming matches in such venues as the King of the Cage events
held at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin.
Members of the club have been participating in the KOTC as well as other
professional events for the past two years and have received financial and
promotional support from Lake of the Torches, which helped pay for a portion
of the cage.
“We are thrilled to have this first of its kind training cage in this area.
MMA cage fighting requires fighters to learn different techniques and to
have a whole new perspective on their fight environment,” Sixel said.
Those attending the open house can also watch martial arts demonstrations by
some of the fighters that have fought in the King of the Cage events. These
demonstrations will include martial artists using a wide variety of
techniques, including jujitsu, wrestling, and boxing.
Along with the demonstrations and the cage unveiling, visitors will enjoy
free food and refreshments and will be eligible for numerous raffle prizes,
including free tickets to upcoming performances at Lake of the Torches
Resort Casino. For more information about the open house, please call Dave
Sixel at 715-617-6170.
More information on upcoming King of the Cage events at Lake of the Torches
Resort Casino is available at www.lakeofthetorches.com and
April 15th, 2009
King of the Cage and Storm
Stadium, Lake Elsinore, CA.
“STORM” Saturday, MAY 16TH, 2009
of the Cage and Storm Entertainment Announce Fighters for NHB Cage Fighting,
to be held in Lake Elsinore, California
Lake Elsinore, CA – LThe
Storm will play host to mixed martial arts global powerhouse King of the
Cage on Saturday, May 16th, 2009. Tickets are $45, $75 and $125
This event will be open to all ages.
Over 22 professional cage fighters will roll into what is touted to be one
of the most picturesque baseball stadiums on the planet “The Storm Stadium”.
There will be no less than 12 hard hitting, NHB, Mixed Martial Arts Cage
Fights in one night. Punches, knees, submissions and knock outs are on the
menu for the best fights MMA has to offer in Southern California.
In one of four main events from the Inland Empire is Heavy Weight and Lt.
Heavyweight Champion Tony “Kryptonite” Lopez. One of the best of the best on
his feet looks to again awe the crowd with his kicking and striking skills.
Super Heavy Weight Champion Neil “Chaos”
Cooke, brings over 250 pounds of bully into the cage from Santa Ana,
California. Chaos demands respect from who ever is attempting to take his
recently acquired belt from champion Chance Williams.
Local Lake Elsinore favorite Joe Crilly brings
amazing speed and heavy hands with a long history of Knockouts and Technical
Superstar Keith the “KO KID” Berry steps into
the cage steel well armed with ground skills buts prides himself on
maintaining his given name of Knock Out Kid. Look for Berry to swing for the
Other superstar professional fighters joining
the fight card are Greg Guzman, Rick Legere, Fernando Gonzales, and J. Kling
with more to come.
Undercard bouts for the evening are loading
with some of the ripest, raw talent in the fastest growing industry of MMA
with local favorites such as Ruben Tagle, Miguel Cosio, Ruben Duran, Chris
Culley, Aaron Miller, Adam Rothwiler, Illiam Goglia, Bryan Colebrook, Victor
Rodarte, Zane Whitsfield, Kevin Sauer, Nikko Medina, Eric Jones, Erik
Meadors, Daniel Hernandez and Johnny Hart.
Terry Trebilcock, President of King of the Cage stated “I have seen many
baseball stadiums in many states and countries but none as nice as the
Storm. We are looking to make the Storm Stadium our premier Southern
California outdoor venue that has the capacity to hold over 13,000 fight
fans for our events. We have put together some epic match ups on this fight
card that will make for an amazing inaugural event at the Storm.”
Matt Thompson, Director of Operations with Storm Entertainment:
“When Storm Entertainment took over management of the stadium one of the
first main events I wanted to bring in was MMA. King of the Cage was our
first choice being one of the biggest, best and most highly recognized MMA
outlets. We are excited to build a solid relationship with KOTC and we are
looking forward to this fight in May and future fights to come.”
Thompson went on to quote one of the facility
staff members Head Grounds Keeper for Storm Entertainment Peter Hayes, “I am
ecstatic to have the placement of the Cage at home plate with 1200 field
seats on the infield grass to accommodate Cage Side and VIP seating outside
of the regular available seats.”
Tickets are available online at:
Today, King of the Cage is available on PPV / In Demand to over 50 million
homes in more than 25 countries. KOTC is also viewed on Fox Sports Net,
which broadcasts to over 200 million homes. King of the Cage is being aired
no less than 178 days per calendar year. Through years of blood, sweat and
tears, King of the Cage has proven to be an integral part in the evolution
of Mixed Martial Arts. No other production has promoted more fights than
King of the Cage.
KOTC has and continues to promote hundreds of shows throughout the world,
including 17 of the United States and far-reaching countries such as:
England, Singapore, Hong Kong, Canada, and Australia.
King of the Cage has launched careers for countless stars such as: Forrest
Griffin, Quinton Rampage Jackson, Rashad Evans, Krazy Horse, Keith Berry,
Mac Danzig, Paul Buentello, Urijah Faber, Joe Stevenson, Diego Sanchez,
Thiago Alves, as well as legends like Don Frye, Shonie Carter, Dan Severn,
and Vernon “Tiger” White.
King of the Cage continues to bring cage fights to fight fans across the
The Diamond is a state-of-the-art facility that is continually voted one of
the finest ballparks in all of the Minor Leagues. The Diamond can
accommodate 8,000+ fans for baseball with 6,066 fixed seats, 11 luxury
suites, and a grass berm down the right field line. With additional on-field
seating, the stadium can be transformed into a concert or boxing venue with
a total seating capacity of 14,000.
The Diamond is currently managed by Storm
Entertainment, a newly developed entity of Storm Baseball. Whether it's
hosting an employee outing, entertaining clients, or getting together with
family and friends to celebrate, the employees of Storm Entertainment are
dedicated to making your event special. All of our packages can be
customized to accommodate the needs of each individual or company. Our Event
Coordinators will work with you each step of the way, ensuring the vision
and goals of your event are met