King of the Cage Signs Agreement with Seneca Resorts & Casinos for MMA Events
Debut event scheduled for March 12; Tickets on sale Friday
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (January 12, 2016) – King of the Cage, the leader in casino mixed martial arts entertainment, is proud to announce that they have signed an agreement for MMA events at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, New York in 2016.
The debut event, “Extreme Horsepower”, is scheduled to be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 7 PM inside the Seneca Niagara Events Center and will headlined by a Bantamweight (145 pounds) main event showdown between MMA legend Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett and Matt “The Cat” DiMarcantonio and featuring some of the sport’s most ferocious competitors.
“Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is excited to partner with one of the country’s most recognized mixed martial arts organizations to bring this unparalleled excitement to our guests,” stated Audrey Oswell, chief operating officer, Seneca Resorts & Casinos. “We are sure that King of the Cage and Seneca Niagara will make a dynamic combination.”
“We are happy to add Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino to our schedule in 2016,” stated Terry Trebilcock, founder and president of King of the Cage. “Seneca Resorts & Casinos is one of the most well-known names in the Western New York area and we look forward to establishing our brand in the market.”
March 12 Fight Card Information:
The main event in the 145 lb. Bantamweight Division, will feature Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett, from Coconut Creek, Florida, and fights out of ATT MMA, facing off against Matt “The Cat” DiMarcantonio from Ontario, Canada, and fights out of Modern Vision MMA. 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 his knockout power, quick twitch reflexes and natural athleticism. Wilson is a veteran fighter, who has beaten numerous well-known opponents and has been ranked near the top during his entire professional career. DiMarcantonio is a top ranked fighter and has held multiple titles throughout his career.
The Co-Main Event will feature two undefeated fighters in the 205 lb. Light Heavyweight Division. Donnie “The Diamond” Wonch (3-0-0) from Hamilton, Ontario (Floods Impact MMA) will battle Jabril Patterson (3-0-0) from Rochester, New York.
Another Co-Main Event in the Women’s 130 Catchweight Division will feature a showdown between Janice Meyer from Cortland, New York (Power of One MMA) against Taylor “The Queen of Mean” Turner from Sevierville, Tennessee (Knoxville MMA).
Also appearing on the card will be Jason “Ba Bu” Trzewieczynski and Brendan Fang.
Tickets are on sale on January 15th at noon EST and are available at select Seneca Resort & Casino retail outlets, online atSenecaCasinos.com and Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations, or by phone at 800-745-3000.
*Doors open at 6:00 pm. and fights start at 7:00 pm. 18 and older. Event card subject to change.