FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (May 31, 2016) – King of the Cage, the leader in casino mixed martial arts entertainment, returns to The Meadows Casino in Washington, Pennsylvania with another world-class mega-event headlined by a Bantamweight title fight between current champion Jordan Griffin and Juan Archuleta and also featuring some of the sport’s most ferocious competitors on Saturday, July 23, 2016.
In the main event, King of the Cage World Bantamweight Champion Jordan “The Psychonamechanger” Griffin (11-4) from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Roufusport MMA) will defend his belt against Juan “The Spaniard” Archuleta (8-1) from Hesperia, California (Kobra Kai MMA). This will be the third straight title defense for Griffin, who has won each fight in impressive fashion. Archuleta, who has only lost once during his professional career, has won his last five fights.
The co-main event in the 145 lb. Bantamweight Division will feature MMA legend Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett from Perry, Florida (Sweatshop MMA) battling Francis “Mad Dog” Healy from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (The Mat Factory). Bennett, who just recently made his long-awaited comeback in the cage, is known for his in-cage persona and his fighting skills. During his career, Bennett has defeated MMA veterans, such as Yoshiro Maeda and KJ Noons. Bennett’s fight game revolves around unrivaled power at any weight class and his antics inside the cage. Pittsburgh’s own Healy has won his last two bouts.
This event will be broadcast 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.
Other fighters scheduled to appear on the card include Dann Cucuta, Nick Browne, Brandon Lux, Justin Patton, Chaka Worthy and more.
Doors open at 6:00 pm. and fights start at 7:00 pm. Reserve seating and Ringside tickets are on sale now. All Ages welcome. Under 18 must be accompanied by an Adult.
For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit http://www.meadowsgaming.com or call (724) 503-1200. Event card 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.
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