Saturday, January 30th, 2010 -- Naha, Okinawa (Japan) -- On Saturday, January 30th, 2010, history will be made as American Mixed Martial arts comes to the birth place of Karate -- Okinawa, Japan.
Ronin Productions presents King of the Cage: "Toryumon," featuring the American Pay-Per-View debut of Shooto Legend, Mamoru Yamaguchi who takes on undefeated sensation Frank Baca for the vacant King of the Cage World Junior flyweight championship.
This event also heralds the return of former King of the Cage Light weight Champion Tony "Lion Heart" Hervey, who is set to collide with Krazy Bee fighter, Kotetsu Boku.
Also featured on the card:
World MMA Awards Submission of the year finalist, Toby Imada, takes on tough Pancrase veteran Kiichi Kunimoto, and 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt Shigeki Matsuda makes his professional MMA debut against Okinawan fighter Tatsuya Sou.
Further undercard bouts for King of the Cage: "Toryumon" will be announced shortly.
Tickets for King of the Cage: Toryumon are on sale now at MCCS Tours, Ticket Pia, Lawson, Family Mart, Takara Records, Teruya Music and Tenkaichi Stadium. Tickets are available online at www.t.pia.jp, www.famima.com and www.l-tike.com.
To kick off this historic event, Arrive Japan, in collaboration with TheLiveLine, will be giving away to one lucky winner a special MMA tours travel package to Okinawa, Japan -- all part of Arrive Japan's New Year's Count Down Celebration.
For more information and giveaway rules go to www.arrivejapan.com. For more information or news on King of the Cage: Toryumon, visit www.kotcjapan.com/english. Card subject to change.
About King of the Cage
Today, King of the Cage is available to over 55 million homes in more than 46 countries. Currently King of the Cage is being aired no less than 178 days per calendar year. Through years of blood, sweat and tears, King of the Cage has proven to be an integral part in the evolution of Mixed Martial Arts. No other production has promoted more fights than King of the Cage. KOTC has and continues to promote hundreds of shows throughout the world, including 17 of the United States and far-reaching countries such as: England, Singapore, Hong Kong, Canada, Australia and now Japan.