King of the Cage Returns to Chinook Winds Casino Resort on February 4th for “HEAVY TRAUMA”


King of the Cage Returns to Chinook Winds Casino Resort on February 4th for "HEAVY TRAUMA"



King of the Cage Returns to Chinook Winds Casino Resort on February 4th for "HEAVY TRAUMA"

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (December 13, 2016) – King of the Cage, the leader in casino mixed martial arts entertainment, returns to Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City, Oregon on Saturday, February 4, 2017 with another world-class mega-event, headlined by two World Title fights featuring current KOTC Heavyweight Champion Tony Lopez against Fabiano Scherner and current KOTC Welterweight Champion Ben Egli against Ryan Walker and also featuring some of the sport’s most ferocious competitors.

Fight card includes:

Main Event – Heavyweight World Title (265 lbs.)
Current KOTC Champion Tony “Kryptonite” Lopez, Yucaipa, California (Team Kryptonite) vs. Fabiano “Pega-Leve” Scherner, Portland, Oregon (Gracie Barra). Lopez holds multiple championship belts with 45 wins in his professional career and is the #1 ranked fighter. Scherner, who is top ranked and is coming off an impressive first round knockout win in his last bout.

Co-Main Event – Welterweight World Title (170 lbs.) 
Current KOTC Champion Ben Egli (7-1) from Willamina, Oregon (Gracie Technics & Burke Camp) vs. Ryan Walker (7-2) from Portland, Oregon (Gracie Barra). Egli defeated his last opponent in a exciting first round victory. Walker is top ranked in the welterweight division.

Featured Event - Lightweight 150 lbs.
Aaron “Slam” Wetherspoon from Chino, California (C-Quence) vs. Enoch “The Animal” Wilson from Hubbard, 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 include Rudy Schaffroth, Matt Matt Howell, Cris Williams, Cass Bell, Justin Zambroski, Alex Branom, Lisa Spangler, Kelly Clayton, Diego Gutierrez, Jack Hurlman, Kea Meyer, Ricky Hernandez, Cordell Chunn, Eric McConico, Andrew Perri, Cutter Pember, Brandon Cromartie, Sonic Nguyen, Dj Nuttall, Ericson Abalos, Joey Dursse, Michael Collazo, Phelan Corron, Saul Gallegos Ruiz.

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 or in person at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort Box Office. All ages. Event card and schedule are subject to change.


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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.

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