RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (August 11, 2017) – King of the Cage returns to Silver Legacy Resort Casino in Reno, Nevada on Saturday, September 16, 2017 with a nationally broadcast event headlined by a welterweight title fight featuring JJ Torres vs. Kris Jennings and in the heavyweight division, Matt McCrary vs. Juan Lujan.
Fight card includes:
Main Event – KOTC Amateur Welterweight Title 170 lbs.
JJ “The Sacred Warrior” Torres (15-3), Las Vegas, Nevada (Torres MMA) vs. Kris Jennings (4-2), Sacramento, California (Independent). Both will be fighting for the vacant amateur welterweight belt. Torres is the son of legendary four-time world champion, Juan “The Ghost Warrior” Torres.
Co-Main Event – Heavyweight 245 lbs.
Matt “Big Suga” McCrary, Reno, Nevada (Team Tonkin) vs. Juan Lujan, Mendota, California (Independent). McCrary (10 wins) and Lujan (3 wins) are both top ranked.
Featured Fight – Jr. Flyweight 125 lbs.
Oscar “Dirty” Sanchez (8-2), Las Vegas, Nevada (Torres MMA) vs. Joey McKernan (5-3), Susanville, California (Iron Horse Gym). Sanchez has won his last four bouts and is top ranked.
Other Featured Fighters:
Kaisar Saulebayev, Kevin Van Delinder, Alex Mosier, Ray Ostrander, Buchan Modesto, Nadine Mandiau, Nicholas Badis, Mebrahtu Gobina, Paul DeCambra, Chris Montenegro, Chris Min, Ben Sablan, Angel Romano, Michael Quinones, Rocky Batten, Andreas Vasquez, Austin Haggerty, Jared Cline, Sean Cross, Andrew Van Horn, Pat Brown.
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.
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: #KOTCFL38