King of the Cage debuts at Sugarhouse Casino in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 1, 2017 with a nationally broadcast event headlined by a Jr. Flyweight battle between Sidemar Honorio vs. Jesus Urbina and a Women’s Strawweight fight between Cynthia “Sin” Arceo, El Paso, Texas vs. Melissa Karagianis, as well as featuring some of the sport’s most ferocious competitors.
Fight card includes:
Main Event – Jr. Flyweight 125 lbs.
Sidemar ‘Sedico” Honorio (11-6), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Renzo Gracie Academy) vs. Jesus Urbina (8-4), El Paso, Texas (10th Planet). Both fighters are top ranked.
Co-Main Event – Women’s Strawweight 115 lbs.
Cynthia “Sin” Arceo, El Paso, Texas (United Shotokon Association) vs. Melissa Karagianis, Toronto, Canada (6IX MMA). Arceo won her professional debut fight impressively. Karagianis is one of the top prospects with lots of power and speed.
Featured Event – Catchweight 175 lbs.
Earl Small (4-0), Pennsville, New Jersey (Team Balance) vs. Mike DiOrio (1-0), Homer, New York (Cortland Elite). Both were undefeated in their amateur careers and Small is making his professional debut.
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 6:00 pm. and fights start at 7:00 pm. Reserve seating and Ringside tickets are on sale now. All Ages welcome. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.sugarhousecasino.com or call 877-477-3715.
All guests under the age of 21 must enter through the North Entrance (near the Parking Garage) and take the elevators to the 2nd floor to gain access to the event. Under no circumstances are guests under the age of 21 permitted on the casino floor.