Far too often, fight fans throughout Northern California are forced into a corner that isn’t red or blue; instead, they are tasked with the difficult decision, as will be the case on October 6, 2018, of which regional event to attend. October’s opening weekend not only hosts MMA’s hottest ticket of the year, UFC 229, but it will also feature King of the Cage: Terminal Velocity and The Titans Cage 20, a pair of local shows containing the sport’s next wave of talent.
King of the Cage: Terminal Velocity
Oroville, a rural town in Northern California, will open a platform inside the Gold Country Casino & Resort for numerous competitors to fulfill their big-city dreams of glory. In addition to King of the Cage crowning a new Cruiserweight Champion when Thomas Fallon and Ryan Williams clash in the main event, the long-standing promotion also contracted an intriguing match-up between Josh Paiva and Ricky Turcios.
King of the Cage: Terminal Velocity includes:
Main Event: Thomas “Smash Fallon (UFC Gym Rocklin) vs. Ryan “Cowboy” Williams (Team Pain) for the King of the Cage Cruiserweight Title
Co-Main Event: “Pretty” Ricky Turcios (Team Alpha Male) vs. Josh “The King of Diamonds” Paiva (MMAGOLD) in the bantamweight division
Featured Fight: Aaron “Shaka” Hedrick (Savage Den) vs. Shad “The American Badass” Smith (Independent) at a catchweight (160-pounds)
Featured Fight: Lake Gee (Savage Den) vs. Curtis Fields (Independent) for the amateur King of the Cage Amateur Bantamweight Title
Other fights include:
Nick Maximov vs. Nick Piecuch
Ryan Hamilton vs. Nawf Hamad
Mark Wirth vs. Victor Vorgas
Tyler Holbrook vs. Chris Wolf
Chandler Hall vs. Ben Monzon
Luke Barrington vs. Kyle Moya
For tickets to King of the Cage: Terminal Velocity, visit: goldcountrycasino.ticketforce.com.
The Titans Cage 20
Formerly an all-amateur MMA production, The Titans Cage has seasoned their twentieth show in Sacramento with hints of professional flavorings.
The Titans Cage 20’s lineup includes:
Becerra (Ralph’s House MMA) vs. JT Donaldson (Guerrilla Jiu-Jitsu) in the featherweight division
Chris Gonzalez (Team Alpha Male) vs. Gonzalez (Nobody MMA) in the lightweight division
Fajardo (Team Alpha Male) vs. Phillip Schwartz (8 Drums Muay Thai) in the bantamweight division
Carlos Figueroa (Nor-Cal Fighting Alliance) vs. Holt Felkins (Eric Nolan’s Xtreme Training Center) in the bantamweight division
Kody Vogels (Team Alpha Male) vs. Antonio (Team Take Flight) in the featherweight division
Daniel Compton (Smash Gyms) vs. Adam Wamsley (Nor-Cal Fighting Alliance) in the middleweight division
Justin Burrage (MMAGOLD) vs. Diego Zuria (Team Take Flight) in the welterweight division
Aaron Graf (Team Graf) vs. Ian Masloff (Smash Fight Team) in the bantamweight division
Blake Degmetich (MMAGOLD) vs. Josh Scott (Nick Diaz Academy) in the middleweight division
Adam Avitia (MMAGOLD) vs. Alexis Bustamante (Independent) in the featherweight division
Diego Begelow (Marinoble’s Martial Arts) vs. Samuel James (Bay MMA) in the featherweight division
Alicia Degmetich (MMAGOLD) vs. Veronica Pascual-Arroyo (Team Take Flight) in the featherweight division
Aaron Padilla (8 Drums Muay Thai/Ares BJJ) vs. Anthony Rasmussen (Ultimate Fitness) in the bantamweight division
Austin Branum (MMAGOLD) vs. Michael Guadamuz (World Muay Thai) in the lightweight division
Vance Thompson (Bay MMA) vs. Edwin de Los Santos (Smash Fighter) in the flyweight division
For more information about The Titans Cage 20, go to: www.thetitanscagemma.com.
The only thing that remains is answering: Where will you be on October 6th?