Jan 16, 2019
King of the Cage Returns March 10 for "SIN RIVAL"
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA. (January 16, 2019) – King of the Cage returns to Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California on Sunday, March 10, 2019 with a nationally broadcast event headlined by Flyweight World Title showdown between current KOTC champion Tony Gravely vs. undefeated Johnny Munoz. The co-main events will feature a Lightweight showdown between Jason Cordero vs.Fernando Padilla and Albert Veloz vs. Mauricio Diaz in a bantamweight bout.
Main Event – KOTC Flyweight World Title (135 lbs.)
Current Champion Tony Gravely (16-5), Radford, Virginia (Tech MMA & Fitness Academy) vs. Johnny “Kid Kvenbo” Munoz (8-0), Norco, California (C-Quence MMA). Gravely won the title in his last bout and is top ranked in the division. Munoz has never lost in both his professional and amateur career and six of his eight pro fights have been won is the first round.
Co-Main Event – KOTC Bantamweight World Title (145 lbs.)
Juan “Sin Miedo” Beltran (6-0), East Los Angeles, California (The Mini Gym/TKJJ) vs. Demarcus “Bang ‘Em Up” Brown, Huntington Beach, California (Ultimate Training Center). Both are fighting for the vacant Bantamweight Title. Beltran is top ranked and one of the top upcoming stars in MMA. Brown has six professional wins and has won his last two of three bouts with first round knockouts.
Co-Main Event - Welterweight (170 lbs.)
Jonathan Rivera (7-3), Fountain Valley, California (Classic Fight Team) vs. Jeffrey “The Administrator” Peterson (10-5), San Diego, California (Alliance MMA). Rivera is top ranked and coming off an impressive first round victory. Peterson has won his last seven of eight fights.
Featured Event – Middleweight (185 lbs.)
David Gomez, Rancho Cucamonga, California (Body Shop) vs. Matt “Berzerk” Lagler, San Diego, California (San Diego Combat Academy). Gomez has seventeen wins in his professional career and is top ranked. Lagler is a veteran fighter who has 12 wins and has tremendous knockout power.
Other Fights Include:
- Armando Murillo vs. Edson Gomez
- James Smith vs. Ricardo Flemate
- Jonathan Quiroz vs Albert Veloz
- Tony Avila vs Devin Goodale
- Andrew Lazo vs Marcos Bonilla
- Walel Watson vs Marvin Garcia
- Gibran Alvarez vs Brett Sanchez
- Marcus Sims vs Julian Waterbury
- Jonathan Mesa vs Andreu Mendoza
- Ali Nazari vs Aaron La Farge
- Dustin Codispoti vs TBA
- Alex Trinidad vs TBA
- Antonio Gonzalez vs Lupe Miranda
- Jonathan Salazar vs Danny Avila
***Fight Card Subject to Change***
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.
Doors open at 3:00 pm. and fights start at 4:00 pm. Reserved Seating and Ringside tickets are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit Ticketmaster.com. All ages. Event card subject to change.