FanPost

Jeremy Horn vs Jake Rosholt on tap for KOTC event in Detroit, MI on April 16

Horn-rosholt_medium

A match-up of UFC veterans between mixed martial arts legend Jeremy Horn and up-and-comer Jake Rosholt appears to be set for the upcoming King of the Cage (KOTC) event from Detroit, Mich., on April 16.

Rosholt tweeted the news earlier tonight.

Rosholt (7-2) and Horn (84-19-5) have both compiled an undefeated record since their recent UFC release; 1-0 and 4-0 respectively.

The act by the UFC of cutting Rosholt following his submission loss to Kendall Grove at UFC 106 was a surprise to many at the time, but the four-time All-American wrestler from Oklahoma State University rebounded nicely last weekend with a submission victory of his own over Rudy Lindsey at a X-Treme Fighting League event.

The 27-year-old went 1-2 under the UFC banner -- defeating Chris Leben while dropping bouts to Dan Miller along with the aforementioned Grove -- after winning his one and only fight in the WEC before their middleweight division folded.

Horn, seven years the elder of his KOTC adversary, is a veteran of more than 100 professional mixed martial arts contests, spanning the course of 14 years, and will be coming into the bout riding a four-fight win streak with each fight ending via submission in the opening frame. 

"Gumby" is of course known for his submission game, as over half of his victories have ended with his opponent tapping out.

Jeremy will have the clear advantage in that aspect of the match considering Jake's only two defeats have come due to submission.

The King of the Cage event will air live on HDNet from Cobo Arena on Friday, April 16, from Detroit, Michigan.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join MMAmania.com

You must be a member of MMAmania.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMAmania.com. You should read them.

Join MMAmania.com

You must be a member of MMAmania.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMAmania.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker