King of the Cage Returns to Yack Arena on July 28 for “HARD KNOCKS III”


King of the Cage Returns to Yack Arena on July 28 for "HARD KNOCKS III"

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (July 5, 2018) – King of the Cage returns to Yack Arena in Wyandotte, Michigan on Saturday, July 28, 2018 with a nationally broadcast event headlined by a main fight card featuring some of the top ranked fighters in both the Michigan region, as well as nationwide.


Flyweight (135 lbs.)
Derrick “Give ‘Em Hell” Mandell, Dearborn Heights, Michigan (Michigan Top Team) vs. Adem Mujakic, Waterloo, Iowa. Both fighters are top ranked.

Light Heavyweight (205 lbs.)
Brad “Bad” Burrick, Roseville, Michigan (Ronin Fight Team) vs. Alejandro Santiago, Chicago, Illinois (Second City MMA Fight & Fitness).

Middleweight (185 lbs.)
Jesse Murray, Toledo, Ohio (Pro AM Fitness/TGA) vs. Roger Pratcher, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Light Heavyweight (205 lbs.)
Victor “El Torito” Torres, Troy, Michigan vs. Tony “T3” Cantrell, Clovis, New Mexico.

Also appearing on the card:

Chad “Big Rig” JohnsonLorenzo Banks and KOTC round card girl Meghan Penning making her MMA fighting debut.

***Fight Card Subject to Change***

This event will be broadcast in over 50 million U.S. households on MAVTV. MAVTV is currently available on DIRECTV (channel 214), Verizon FiOs (channel 810), Comcast, Google Fiber, Time Warner Cable, Charter and hundreds of regional distributors.

Doors open at 5 p.m. and fights start at 6 p.m. Reserve seating and Ringside tickets are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit or call (734) 324-7290.  Event card subject to change.

Official Hashtag: #HardKnocksIII
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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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