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Monday, September 15, 2008

King Of The Cage Inc. Announces New Midwest Promotional/Management Team

Courtesy of Lake of the Torches Resort Casino:

Lac du Flambeau, Wis., September 15, 2008 -- King of the Cage Inc., an organization that hosts mixed martial arts events around the globe, has announced the introduction of a promotional/management team to heighten interest in mixed martial arts amongst the residents of the Midwest.

The organization is assigning Jeff Michalec and Matt Flynn to cover the region to increase the exposure that King of the Cage’s events have in the Midwest region.

Terry Trebilcock, President of KOTC commented: “I’m bringing in my A-Team consisting of Jeff Michalec and Matt Flynn to the Midwest. I’m incredibly excited that these well-trusted professionals will be a great addition to the KOTC family. I now expect the shows to grow at a faster pace and continue to bring world-class entertainment and professional athletes from around the world to Wisconsin and the entire Midwest.”

Michalec has been with King of the Cage for more than two and a half years and has extensive experience in events promotions and matchmaking in the Midwest. He is a former mixed martial arts judge and event official who has been directly involved in over 30 mixed martial arts events around the country. Michalec attended Ohio State University.

Flynn is a well known name in the Midwest MMA circuit with his highly successful Xtreme Cagefighting Championship organization as well as his Ultimate MMA Training Facility, a 8000 sq. ft state of the art training facility in Pontiac, MI. He is also co-owner of Xtreme Management, Inc. which manages over 50 fighters both pro and amateur throughout the US and Canada. Flynn Attended Michigan State University and has a bachelors degree in Finance and Marketing.

KOTC events combine the skills of boxing, wrestling, Judo and Jujitsu in their intense, high impact fights that draws millions of fans across the globe. KOTC events have been broadcasted on MSNBC, FSN, the Discovery Channel and on Pay-Per-View. KOTC has world-wide appeal, and has hosted events in Singapore, Canada,
Australia and the United Kingdom. It is owned by Pro-Elite, producers of the CBS “EliteXC Fight Nights” on national television.

Lake of the Torches Resort Casino is the home for King of the Cage events in Wisconsin. “We are very excited to have this experienced and professional team joining us in increasing the exposure and the organizing of these events to our public,” said Michael J. Broderick, Director of Marketing at Lake of the Torches. “We look forward to working closely with them now and into the future. We’ve already seen phenomenal growth in terms of attendance and it will only get better with this new promotional/management team.”

Situated on the shores of Pokegama Lake and nestled in Wisconsin’s Northwoods, the Lake of the Torches Resort Casino has a feel of a classic Northern retreat and reflects its Ojibwe culture and heritage. The casino has over 800 slot machines (including a non-smoking area), 12 blackjack tables and three poker tables, a high-stakes Bingo Hall seating up to 500 persons, the 24-hour Game Time Grill and the Eagle’s Nest Restaurant. The hotel has 101 well–appointed rooms, the Dancing Waters Lounge and the Woodland Oasis pool area. The 8,500 square-foot Convention Center with the Hall of Nations offers an outstanding venue for entertainment, receptions, trade shows, meetings, presentations and seminars.

More information on upcoming events at Lake of the Torches is available at www.lakeofthetorches.com.

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Michael J. Broderick