Orville, California– King of the Cage returns to Gold Country Casino & Hotel in Orville, California on Saturday, October 6, 2018 with a nationally broadcast event headlined by a Cruiserweight World Title fight between Thomas Fallon vs. Ryan Williams for the vacant belt. In the co-main event, Ricky Turcios takes on Josh Paiva in a Bantamweight showdown. The promotion will host KOTC: “TERMINAL VELOCITY.”
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.
Event doors will open at 6:00 pm. and fights will start at 7:00 pm. Reserve seating and Ringside tickets available. For more information, please visit www.goldcountrycasino.com , Gold Country Casino & Hotel Box Office or call (530) 538-4560. Age 21+ to attend.
In the main event, the Cruiserweight KOTC World Title (224 lbs.) is on the line as Thomas “Smash” Fallon (5-1) fighting out of Rocklin, California training at UFC Gym Rocklin will go against Ryan “Cowboy” Williams (7-6) fighting out of Delhi, California. Fallon has won his last five fights, all in impressive first-round victories. Williams is victorious in last two bouts, which were also in the first-round. Both fighters are top ranked.
In the co-main event – Bantamweights (135 lbs.) Ricky “Pretty Ricky” Turcios (8-1) fighting out of Houston, Texas training at Alpha Male will meet Josh “The King of Diamonds” Paiva (10-2) fighting out of Vacaville, California training at MMA Gold. Both fighters are ranked in the top of the Bantamweight division.
Also on the card we will have the Amateur Bantamweight KOTC World Title (135 lbs.) on the line as Lake Gee (7-1) fighting out of Oroville, California training at Savage Den will take on Curtis Fields (5-1) fighting out of Nevada. Both fighters have only lost one time in their amateur career.
A featured fight is in the Welterweight (160 lbs.) division as Aaron “Shaka” Hedrick fighting out of Oroville, California training at Savage Den will go against Shad “The American Badass” Smith fighting out of San Bernardino, California.
KOTC: “TERMINAL VELOCITY” Fight Card:
Main Event – Cruiserweight KOTC World Title (224 lbs.)
Thomas “Smash” Fallon (5-1), Rocklin, California (UFC Gym Rocklin) vs. Ryan “Cowboy” Williams (7-6)
Co-Main Event – Bantamweight 135 lbs.
Ricky “Pretty Ricky” Turcios (8-1), Houston, Texas (Alpha Male) vs. Josh “The King of Diamonds” Paiva (10-2)
Amateur Bantamweight KOTC World Title (135 lbs.)
Lake Gee (7-1), Oroville, California (Savage Den) vs. Curtis Fields (5-1), Nevada
Featured Fight – Welterweight 160 lbs.
Aaron “Shaka” Hedrick, Oroville, California (Savage Den) vs. Shad “The American Badass” Smith
Nick Maximov, Chico, California. vs. Nick Piecuch, Santa Maria, California
Ryan Hamilton, Chico, California vs. Nawf Hamad, San Diego, California
Mark Wirth, Sacramento, California vs. Victor Vorgas, Big Bear, California
Tyler Holbrook, Oroville, California vs. Chris Wolf, San Bernadino, California
Chandler Hall, Sacramento, California vs. Ben Monzon, San Bernadino, California
Luke Barrington, Oroville, California vs. Kyle Moya
***Fight Card Subject to Change***