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Wednesday, February 10, 2010

HDNet To Feature Three Title Fights On The Live Debut Of 'Mark Burnett Presents: King Of The Cage - Vengeance'

Source - HDNet:

LIVE coverage includes Travis Wiuff vs. Mike Kyle in the Main Event from the Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino in New Mexico - Friday, February 12 at 10:00 p.m. ET

DALLAS, Feb. 10 -- WHAT: HDNet announces the fight card to be featured in the first "Mark Burnett Presents: King of the Cage" event entitled "Vengeance." The event will feature three title fights in one night! In the heavyweight division, champion Tony "Kryptonite" Lopez (17-2) puts his 15-fight win streak on the line against Tyler East (4-2). KOTC Bantamweight champion and DREAM veteran Abel Cullum (16-3) faces a rising star in undefeated Joe Coca (7-0). Wrapping up the championship bouts, Lightweight champion Donald Sanchez (18-10) who's on a 3-fight win streak, takes on Victor "Joe Boxer" Valenzuela (9-4-2).

The Main Event features a clash of Heavyweights, as cage veteran Travis Wiuff (58-13), who is on a 4-fight winning streak, faces Mike Kyle (13-7) who won four of his last five fights. HDNet rounds out this stacked card with Rich Clementi (35-15) vs. submission specialist Quinn Mulhern (8-1).

HDNet Fights CEO, Andrew Simon said, "This event marks the beginning of great relationship between HDNet and Mark Burnett Presents: King of the Cage. Everyone is excited about showcasing great fights while highlighting the long journey that these fighters endure to make it to national television."

The HDNet announce team will pair "The Voice" Michael Schiavello with MMA fighter and MTV Bully Beatdown star Jason "Mayhem" Miller. HDNet will also introduce Andrea Feczko to MMA fans as backstage reporter.

WHEN: LIVE, Friday, February 12 at 10:00 p.m. ET only on HDNet.

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