RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (August 9, 2016) – King of the Cage, the leader in casino mixed martial arts entertainment, will return to Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City, Oregon on Saturday, October 1, 2016 with another world-class mega-event, headlined by a Welterweight (170 pounds) World Title showdown between current KOTC Welterweight Champion Jesse Juarez and challenger Ben Egli and also featuring some of the sport’s top competitors.
The Main Event, in the 170 lb. Welterweight Division, will be for the King of the Cage World Title and feature the reigning and defending KOTC champion Jesse Juarez (23-11) from Torrance, California (Bodyshop MMA) against Ben Egli (6-1) from Tigard, Oregon (Gracie Technics). Both Juarez and Egli are top ranked.
The Co-Main Event in the 145 lb. Bantamweight Division will be feature Gabriel “Solo” Solorio from Tacoma, Washington (White Buffalo Warriors) doing battle against Enoch “the Animal” Wilson from Beaverton, Oregon (Animals MMA).
This event will be broadcast in over 50 million U.S. households on MAVTV (214 DIRECTV and Verizon FiOS (810). Check your local cable provider for cable station in your area.
Other fighters appearing on the card will feature Josh Bonner, Jimmy Jennett, Rudy Scharfroth, Derek Luna, Nathan Noble, Lisa Spanger and more.
Doors at 5 pm / Fights at 6 pm. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 1-888-MAIN-ACT (624-6228) or go online to www.chinookwindscasino.com or in person at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort Box Office. All ages. Event card and schedule are subject to change.
About King of the Cage
After performing over 500 events since its inception in 1998, King of the Cage has proven to be a leader 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 shows globally, including the United States and foreign countries such as: England, Singapore, South Africa, Canada, Japan, Australia and Philippines.
King of the Cage is available weekly to over 50 million homes in the United States on cable and satellite television on MAVTV, owned by Lucas Oil and also airs in more than 50 countries worldwide.
King of the Cage has been a career staple for countless stars including Ronda Rousey, Forrest Griffin, Quinton Rampage Jackson, Daniel Cormier, TJ Dillishaw, Demetrious Johnson, Robbie Lawler, Rory MacDonald, Rashad Evans, Krazy Horse, Keith Jardine, Mac Danzig, Urijah Faber, Joe Stevenson, and Diego Sanchez.
King of the Cage recently secured a broadcast deal with the UFC, allowing FIGHTPASS to broadcast all events internationally. They also have the rights domestically one year after each event and the initial airings on MAVTV.
For more information visit www.kingofthecage.com.