RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (October 14, 2015) – King of the Cage will return to Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada with another action-packed, world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) mega-event, headlined by a Bantamweight Title (145 pounds) showdown between champion Jason Roope and Cass Bell on Saturday, December 5, 2015.
The main event, for the 145 lb. Bantamweight belt, will feature current champion Jason Roope from Lake Havasu, Arizona (Arevalo Academy) battling Cass Bell from Crescent City, California (21 Grams Gym). Roope is one of the top ranked Amateur Bantamweight fighters, in the world. Roope is coming off a tough battle with Roy Saucedo, where he won the belt and looking to defend for the first time against Bell, who has won his last two fights.
The co-main event in the 170 lb. Welterweight Division will feature Dion “D-Wil” Wilson from Blythe, Arizona (Mendo Training Center) taking on JorDan Christensen, from Las Vegas, Nevada (Team Xtreme Couture).
Other Featured Fights include:
- 135 lbs. Jose Aparcio, Monrovia, California (The Vault MMA) vs. Cesar Libero, Las Vegas, Nevada (Wand Fight Team)
- Heavyweight JR Luan, Fresno, California (Savage Martial Arts) vs. Shane Mapatis, Needles, California (Tri-State Grappling)
- 155 lbs. Anthony Browder, Bullhead City, Arizona (Team Underdog /Kim’s Black Belt Academy) vs. JJ Nelson, Lake Havasu, Arizona (Arevalo Academy)
- 135 lbs. Sarah Jane, Las Vegas Nevada (Xtreme Couture) vs. Amanda Taylor, Las Vegas, Nevada (Team Blacksmith)
- 170 lbs. Yzidro Lago, Monrovia, California (The Vault MMA) vs. Brian McCammon, Norco, California (Team C-Quence BJJ)
- 125 lbs. Bj Tanudra, Las Vegas (UFC Gym) vs. James Whitney, Las Vegas, Nevada (Torres MMA Sport)
- 185 lbs. Zeferino Ynez, Bakersfield California (Llamas Competition Team) vs. Josh Quinlan, Las Vegas, Nevada (Wand Fight Team)
- 155 lbs. Joshua Aispuro, Bakersfield, California (Llamas Competition Team) vs. Alfonso Espinoza, Las Vegas, Nevada (Wand Fight Team)
- 145 lbs. Alan Ryan Gutierrez, Las Vegas, Nevada (Team Asylum) vs. Ryan Macedo, Vancouver, Washington (Gladiators MMA)
Other fighters appearing on the card will be James Stevenson, LJ Torres, Richard Wolfgang Steel, Christenson Delgado, Michael Hockenhull and more.
This event will be broadcast in over 50 million U.S. households on MAVTV (214 DIRECTV, 248 Dish Network, 810 Verizon FiOS). Check your local cable provider for cable stationS in your area.
Doors open at 5PM. Fights start at 6PM. Reserve Seating, VIP, and Ringside tickets are on sale now. Tickets start at $30. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.eastsidecannery.com or go to the Eastside Cannery Box Office. Event card subject to change.