King of the Cage Signs Fourteen Women Fighters to Exclusive Contracts

Posted: March 7, 2017 in Uncategorized

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Press Release – King of the Cage has announced the signing of fourteen women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athletes to exclusive, multi-fight contracts. These athletes are from the Atomweight (105) and Strawweight (115) divisions and represent the next chapter in the history of Women’s MMA. KOTC will cut each division off at eight total.

Since the inception in 1998, KOTC has maintained its goal of not only showcasing current stars of women’s MMA, but also building the stars of the future. Numerous women athletes have made their professional debuts fighting for King of the Cage including Ronda Rousey, Danielle Taylor, Michelle Waterson and Rose Namajunas.

 
“When choosing these competitors, we were not only looking for the top 105 and 115 females, we were also looking for the most marketable,” said Terry Trebilcock, Founder and CEO of King of the Cage. “Choosing 14 from over 300 potential candidates was challenging, but in the end, we feel we have made the proper decisions. The female 105 and 115 lb. divisions will finally get the notoriety they have strived for, and deserve.”

Signings Include:

Atomweight (105)
– Andy Nguyen, South Carolina
– Bi Nguyen, Texas
– Grace Cleveland, Colorado
– Cassie Rob, Colorado
– Melissa Karagianis, Toronto, Canada
– Kelly Vilarino, Oregon
– Jayme Hinshaw, New Mexico

Strawweight (115)
– Laken Jowers, North Carolina
– Corrie Ward, Arizona
– Peggy Ross, California
– Cynthia Arceo, Texas
– Stephanie Gonzalez, California
– Angela Jennings, Michigan
– Jamie Colleen, Pennsylvania

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