Returning to Lake of the Torches Resort Casino on October 17 for "TITLE AT THE TORCH"

Sep 5, 2015
(PRESS RELEASE) -- RANCHO CUCAMONGA, California – King of the Cage will return to Lake of Torches Resort Casino in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin for the third time this year with another star-studded, world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) mega-event, headlined by a welterweight (170 pounds) title showdown between Frank Shuman and Jesse Juarez, on Saturday, October 17, 2015.

In the main event, which will be for the 170 lb. Welterweight Title, Frank Schuman from Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin (Leadership Academy) will go up against Jesse Juarez from Torrance, California (Team Bodyshop MMA). Schuman is undefeated (7-0) and one of the top ranked welterweights. Jesse is a seasoned professional with a solid record of 22-10.

The co-main event in the 170 lb. Welterweight Division will feature Zak Ottow from Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Pura Vida BJJ) facing off against Jon Tarrh from Terre Haute, Indiana (Terror Fight Team).

One of the featured bouts in the 155 lb. Lightweight Division will be Matt Arnst from Kenosha, Wisconsin (Gracie Barra) vs. Ben Miller from Rockford, Illinois (Northern Illinois CC).

Other fighters appearing on the card include Kenton Soufal, Brett North, Kyle Laude, Brendan Fang, Edgar Jasso, Adrian Pierson, Henry Thompson, O’kala Makaiau, Clayton McGhee, Ken Kastenbauer, Gabriel Sayeg, JJ Stamper, JB Shicks, Thomas Mitchell, Kevin Messer, Devin Gress, Tiffany Masters, Gabriel Mota, Quinton Collins, Brandi Kishner, Avery Rapier and more. This event will be broadcast in over 50 million U.S. households on MAVTV (214 DIERECTV, 248 Dish Network, 810 Verizon FiOS). Check your local cable provider for cable station in your area.

Doors open at 6 pm and fights start at 7 pm. Reserve seating, VIP, and ringside tickets are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit or call 1-800-25-TORCH. Event card and schedule are subject to change.

About King of the Cage

After performing over 500 events since its inception in 1998, King of the Cage has proven to be a leader in the evolution of Mixed Martial Arts. No other production has promoted more fights than King of the Cage. KOTC has and continues to promote shows globally, including the United States and far-reaching countries such as: England, Singapore, South Africa, Canada, Japan, Australia and Philippines.

King of the Cage is available weekly to over 50 million homes in the United States on cable and satellite television on MAVTV, owned by Lucas Oil and also airs in more than 60 countries worldwide which include Canada, Mexico, Philippines, Mongolia, Thailand, South Africa, and most of Europe.

King of the Cage has been a career staple for countless stars including Ronda Rousey, Forrest Griffin, Quinton Rampage Jackson, Daniel Cormier, TJ Dillishaw, Demetrious Johnson, Robbie Lawler, Rory MacDonald, Rashad Evans, Krazy Horse, Keith Jardine, Mac Danzig, Urijah Faber, Joe Stevenson, and Diego Sanchez.

King of the Cage just recently reached a broadcast deal with the UFC where KOTC fights and events will now be seen on UFC FIGHT PASS, giving fans access to one of the most valuable MMA libraries, starting in 2015.

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