King of the Cage Returns to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino with Another Sold Out Show

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King of the Cage Returns to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino with Another Sold Out Show

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King of the Cage Returns to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino with Another Sold Out Show

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (March 1, 2017) – King of the Cage, the leader in casino mixed martial arts entertainment, held another sold out event this past weekend on Saturday, February 25 at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, New York. The show, “Raw Deal," featured an evening of live MMA fights which was headlined by two world title bouts. Billy Quarantillo defeated Ryan Fillingame to become the new Jr. Welterweight Champion and Solomon Renfro won against Richie Palomino for the vacant amateur welterweight belt.

"Western New York has become a mecca for talented fighters," stated Terry Trebilcock, Founder and CEO of King of the Cage. "The fans responded once again both at the venue and live on Facebook. We are excited to continue to produce world-class shows at Seneca Resorts & Casinos."

“Seneca Resorts & Casinos is excited to host the King of the Cage MMA events and their team is doing a great job not only at discovering and featuring the best mixed martial artists WNY has to offer, but bringing in exciting athletes from all across North America and putting them in competitive and exciting fights,” said Christian Printup, Senior Executive Director of Entertainment & Special Events, Seneca Resorts & Casinos.  “After the popularity of the Seneca Niagara shows and the sellout crowds there, we are really looking forward to the next show scheduled at Seneca Allegany on May 6th!”

Fight Results:

FIGHT #1 - Middleweight 185 lbs.
Ahmad Alaghananim def. Brandon Hunt, Jr.
Tap Out/Rear Naked Choke
1:33 Round 2

FIGHT #2 - Lightweight 155 lbs.  
William Ferguson def. Evan Printup
Tap Out/Arm Bar
2:46 Round 1

FIGHT #3 - Bantamweight 145 lbs. 
David Hawker def. Jesse Smith
Tap Out/Guillotine
1:10 Round 1

FIGHT #4 - Lightweight 155 lbs. 
Anthony Romero def. Justin Perry
Tap Out/Arm Triangle
1:27 Round 2

FIGHT #5 - Welterweight 170 lbs.-  KOTC Amateur World Title 
Solomon Renfro def. Tate Nelson
Unanimous Decision (50-45 all judges)
*Renfro wins the KOTC Amateur Welterweight Championship

FIGHT #6 - Lightweight 155 lbs. 
Sean Felton, Jr. def. Tom Theocharis
Unanimous Decision (29-28 all judges)

FIGHT #7 - Middleweight 185 lbs. 
Eric Herbert def. Victor Jones
TKO/Strikes
2:07 Round 1

FIGHT #8 - Middleweight 185 lbs. 
Joe Taylor def. Alejandro Santiago
Unanimous Decision (30-27 all judges)

FIGHT #9 - Flyweight 135 lbs.
Pat Mix def. Albert Martinez
Technical Submission
0:51 Round 1

FIGHT #10 - Jr. Welterweight 160 lbs.-  KOTC World Title 
Billy Quarantillo def. Ryan Fillingame
TKO/Fillingame could not answer the bell to start Round 3
5:00 Round 2
*Quarantillo becomes the NEW KOTC Jr. Welterweight Champion

This event will be broadcast on April 17, 2017 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.


Upcoming King of the Cage Dates: 
*Go to kingofthecage.com to purchase ticketsMarch 3:  Carlton, MNBlack Bear Casino Resort
March 11:   Keshena, WIMenominee Casino Resort
March 18:  Oroville, CAGold Country Casino & Hotel
March 18:  Ontario, CACitizens Business Bank Arena
April 8:  Rio Rancho, NMSanta Ana Star Center
April 15:  Sloan, IAWinnaVegas Casino Resort
April 15:  Las Vegas, NVCannery Casino & Hotel
April 29:  Wyandotte, MIYack Arena
May 6:  Salamanca, NYSeneca Allegany Resort & Casino
May 6:  San Jacinto, CASoboba Casino
May 13:  Washington, PAThe Meadows Racetrack and Casino
May 20:  Reno, NVSilver Legacy Resort & Casino
May 25:  Worley, IDCoeur D’Alene Casino Resort Hotel
May 27:  Lincoln City, ORChinook Winds Casino Resort


About Seneca Resorts & Casinos

Seneca Gaming Corporation operates Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, NY, Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo, NY, and Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino in Salamanca, NY on behalf of the Seneca Nation of Indians. Since opening Seneca Niagara Casino in 2002, Seneca Gaming Corporation has grown into one of the largest private sector employers in Western New York, with 4,000 employees at its three locations.  Since opening Seneca Niagara Casino in 2002, Seneca Gaming Corporation has grown into one of the largest private sector employers in Western New York, with 4,000 employees at its three locations. The company operates world-class facilities offering more than 6,400 slot machines, 140 table games, 1,000 hotel rooms, a championship golf course and other related amenities.

For more information, visit www.SenecaCasinos.com. Follow us onFacebook: Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino, Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino, Twitter: @SenecaCasinos,@SenecaBuffalo, @SenecaAllegany, or Instagram: Instagram.com/SenecaCasinos. #SenecaNiagara, #SenecaBuffalo, #SenecaAllegany.

Seneca Resorts & Casinos…NOTHING ELSE COMES CLOSE!

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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.

Visit at http://www.kingofthecage.com.

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