LAS VEGAS – October 12, 2010 – Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel presents Mixed Martial Arts “King of the Cage” on Saturday, November 13. Nine hard hitting, no holds barred, mixed martial arts cage fights will feature two main events, a California versus Nevada undercard and a chance for fans to mingle with the fighters.
“The two main events, along with a California vs Nevada undercard will make this an event true fight fans will not want to miss!” said Marty Gross, vice president and general manager of Eastside Cannery.
Four of the top young heavyweights in the sport today will be featured. Former KOTC heavyweight champion and 2-time All-American wrestler Tony Johnson will put his 6-1 record up against the Russian Bear, 9-3 Boban Simic. The “Beast” Tyler East, 9-3, will then take on Bully Beatdown sensation Nick “Afrozilla” Gaston, who still remains undefeated.
California VS Nevada Undercard
Undercard Bouts will feature California talent facing off against top Nevada fighters for territorial bragging rights.
- Anthony Guerra VS Jerry Shapiro 125lbs
- Amy Riehle VS Kacey Nolan 125lbs
- Jimmy Jones VS TBA 145lbs
- Gil Guardado VS Jason Carpenter 155lbs
- Saad Awad VS TBA 160lbs
- Rigo Oropeza VS Chidi Njokuani 170lbs
- David Gomez VS Danny Davis 170lbs
- Jason Lane VS Rodrigo Artilhero Heavyweight
“We also have an array of events planned that will give fans an opportunity to get up close and personal with their favorite fighter,” added Gross.
Schedule of Events
(All events open to the public)
Thursday, November 11, 2010
9:30pm-12:00am Pre-fight free party at One Six – Fighters and ring girls available for autographs and photos
Friday, November 12, 2010
7:00pm-7:30pm Fighter Weigh-ins
7:30pm Press conference
Saturday, November 13, 2010
1:00pm Fighters and ring girl photos at Marilyn’s Lounge
7:30pm FIGHTS START
Room, Food and Ticket Packages and Tickets
“King of The Cage” Room Package is available for $269 +tax and includes:
+ Two (2) Night Hotel Stay, Friday & Saturday Night, Standard Room, Double Occupancy
+ Two (2) Dinner Buffets for Friday or Saturday Night
+ Two (2) $75 Deluxe Tickets to King of the Cage on Saturday, Nov 13th
Tickets are available now for $60, $75, $90 and $150. Tickets can be purchased by calling (702) 856-5470 or by visiting www.eastsidecannery.com <http://www.eastsidecannery.com> or the Eastside Cannery box office located at the front desk. Ticket prices do not include tax and applicable fees.
King of the Cage (KOTC) is the most prolific mixed martial arts promotion in the world today having promoted more than 350 live events over the past 12 years. KOTC features elite professional fighters from around the globe in hand-to-hand battles of skill and honor.
About Cannery Casino Resorts
Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC, owns and operates the Cannery Casino & Hotel in North Las Vegas; the Rampart Casino within the Resort in Summerlin, also home of the J.W. Marriott Resort; and Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel. The company also owns and operates the Meadows Racetrack & Casino in Washington County, PA. Cannery Casino Resorts can be reached at (702) 856-5300. The specific property websites are as follows: Cannery Casino & Hotel and Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel, www.cannerycasinos.com; Rampart Casino, www.rampartcasino.com. The Meadows Racetrack & Casino can be reached at (724) 503-1200, (877) 824-5050, or by visiting www.meadowsgaming.com.