KING OF THE CAGE 36 FIGHT CARD
For Immediate ReleaseTue, May 16, 2017
Saturday, May 20 at the Silver Legacy
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MMA PROMOTION: KING OF THE CAGE - www.kingofthecage.com
VENUE: Silver Legacy Resort & Casino
407 Virginia St.,
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: (775) 329-4777
DATE: Saturday, May 20, 2017
EVENT OVERVIEW: “FUTURE LEGENDS 36”
King of the Cage presents an evening of with world-class MMA action, headlined by a heavyweight fight featuring Matt McCrary against Reuben Roundstone and featuring some of the sport’s most ferocious competitors.
TIME: Doors 5 PM / Fights 6 PM
Main Event – Heavyweight 265 lbs.
Matt “Big Suga” McCrary from Reno, Nevada (Charles Gracie Jiu-Jitsu) vs. Reuben Roundstone from Lame Deer Mountain, Montana (Dogs of War). McCrary (10 wins) and Roundstone (11 wins) are both top ranked.
Co-Main Event - Welterweight 170 lbs.
JJ “The Sacred Warrior” Torres (13-3) from Las Vegas, Nevada (Torres MMA) vs. Blake Smee (6-1) from Reno, Nevada (Independent). Torres is the son of legendary four-time world champion, Juan “The Ghost Warrior” Torres.
Featured Fight – Women’s Bantamweight 135 lbs.
April Martinich (5-1) from Post Falls, Idaho (Warriors Camp) vs. Autumn Norton (5-2) from Susanville, California (Iron Horse). Martinich is coming off an impressive first round knockout in her last bout.
Featured Fight – Lightweight 155 lbs.
Kaisar Saulebayev from Reno, Nevada (Charles Gracie Jiu-Jitsu) vs. Ray Ostrander from Las Vegas Nevada (Torres MMA)
Other Featured Fighters on the Card:
Justin Griggs, Oscar Sanchez, Joey McKernan, Justin Burrage, Angel Romano, Rocky Batten, Kris Jennings, Kaleigh Burrage, Jade Elkund, Chris Min, James Edwards, Michael Courneya, Kevin Van Delinder, Michael Quinones, Austin Haggerty, Ryan Jones, John Mosby Jaxon Brown and more.
*Fight Card Subject to Change
WEIGH-INS: Friday, May 19, 2017 – Silver Legacy Resort & Casino
For Fighter or Promoter Interviews, Media Credentials or any other questions contact:
Jeff Michalec, Promoter Al Joslin, Matchmaker
King of the Cage King of the Cage
(313) 363-0088 (209) 605-4062
TELEVISION: This event will be broadcasted 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.
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 far-reaching 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 60 countries worldwide which include Canada, Mexico, Philippines, Mongolia, Thailand, South Africa, and most of Europe.
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, where the KOTC fights and events will now be seen on UFC FIGHT PASS, giving fans access to one of the most valuable MMA libraries after premiering initially on MAVTV. Visit kingofthecage.com