RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (April 5, 2017) – King of the Cage, the leader in casino mixed martial arts entertainment, returns to Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, California in the Soboba Arena on Saturday, May 6, 2017 with another world-class mega-events headlined by two World Title Fights between former KOTC Middleweight Champion Daniel Hernandez vs. Bubby Clinton for the vacant Super Fight Welterweight Belt and Women’s Atomweight Champion, Andy Nguyen defending her title against Bi Nguyen.
Fight card includes:
Main Event – Super Fight Welterweight Title (170 lbs.)
Daniel “El Leon” Hernandez (19-14) from El Monte, California (The Vault MMA) vs. Buddy Clinton (10-6) from Dallas, Texas (Royce Gracie / Travis Lutter Fight Team). Hernandez won his last bout impressively in the first round and is the former KOTC Middleweight Champion. Clinton is a BJJ Black Belt under Royce Gracie.
Co-Main Event – Women’s Atomweight World Title (105 lbs.)
Current KOTC Champion Andy “the Crasian” Nguyen (4-3) from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (Karate Mafia) vs. Bi “KillHer Bee” Nguyen (3-0) from Houston, Texas (Jackson Wink MMA). Andy Nguyen since winning the title, is coming off an impressive first round victory. Bi Nguyen has previously defeated Andy Nguyen in a close three round decision.
Featured Event -Catchweight (190 lbs.)
Jason “Shark Heart” Ellis from Hollywood, California (Saekson Muay Thai) vs. Gabe “The Hitman” Rivas from Eloy, Arizona (Cobra Fight Club). Ellis is also currently a well-known top ranked Sirius XM radio host and formerly a top ranked professional skateboarder. Rivas is a veteran fighter with 13 wins.
Other fighters include:
Ryan Fillingame, Andrew Kauppila, Jake Adams, Johnny Cisneros, Mike Segura, Stephanie Gonzalez, Angela Jennings, George Pelayo, Demarcus Brown, Rick James, Darren Smith, Boston Loud, Bobby Sanchez, Idress Wasi, Michael Hockenhull, Jonathan Quiroz, Joe Hernandez, Dejon Daniels, Jonathan Noriega, Cooper Gibson, Julian Shore, Alex Thompson, Mark Matsumoto, Cody Walker, Fernando Padilla, Steve Ramirez, Jason Kilgore, Moses Murrieta, Ryan Lang, Jeffrey Glosner, Kailan Hill, Chris Lewis, Kevin Holland, Firuz Sanginov, Jacob Sandoval, Musa Toliver, Austin Wilson, Andre Ewell, Marco Raygoza.
*Fight Card Subject to Change
This event will be broadcast 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.
Doors open at 4:30 pm. and fights start at 6:00 pm. Reserve seating and Ringside tickets are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.soboba.net or call 1-866-4-SOBOBA.