King of the Cage’s (KOTC) First Official Show in Texas!!!

PRESS RELEASE: Lubbock, Texas April 1, 2011


“King of the Cage’s” first official show in Texas will be in Lubbock, TX on April 16, 2011 at the Lubbock Civic Center. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the first fight starts at 7:00 p.m.

This show will be King of the Cage’s (KOTC) 223rd official show! Out of the hundreds of MMA promoters all around the world, no company on earth has promoted more professional MMA fights than “King of the Cage” with 2,419 official professional bouts to its credit. King of the Cage promotes shows in America, Japan, Australia, South Africa, Singapore, United Kingdom, New Zealand and South America.

The show will consist of 11 matches with the main event featuring current 170 lb. Welterweight World Champion Quinn Mulhern challenging Anselmo Martinez. Both fighters come to the cage with a history of serving up knock outs and killer submissions. Also featured is UFC champion and hall of famer Dan “The Beast” Severn challenging Lubbock native Aaron Garcia. This looks to be a strategic war of talent and experience between two top MMA pros.

In addition to the main events, some of the area fighters to watch on this epic fight card are: Josh Luna, Bill Albrecht, Zach Haney, Josh Hill, Adenilson Clementino, Aaron Cantu, Ulpiano Malachias, Eric Rodriguez, Jerry Hinojosa, Donnie Frye, Javier Rubio, Mark Martinez and Josh King.

King of the Cage is a global powerhouse of mixed martial arts (MMA) competitions featuring elite professional fighters from around the world in hand-to-hand battles of skill and honor. There will be no less than 11 hard hitting, No Holds Barred, Mixed Martial Arts Cage Fights in one night! Various styles of MMA will be featured such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, wrestling, Muay Thai, and Boxing.

For ticket information please call Select-a-Seat at 806.770.2000 or visit for VIP tables and front row tickets. Blackbelt Universe urges the community to come out to the Civic Center and see who will be the next King of the Cage.

The Lubbock Civic Center is located at 1501 Mac Davis Lane.