King of the Cage makes its second appearance at Black Bear Casino in Carlton, Minn., on Saturday night. And this time they'll be doing it under the live TV lights.
KOTC's "Industrial Strength" goes down Saturday at Black Bear, and the event will be broadcast live on MAV-TV.
The card features 11 total fights, including seven professional bouts. According to the KOTC website, doors open at 6 p.m., fights start at 7, and the live TV broadcast begins at 8 p.m. Tickets still remain through the Black Bear Casino website.
The night is highlighted by a title fight in KOTC's junior welterweight division (160 pounds). James Warfield (22-11) will square off with Josh Aveles (17-9).
Warfield has made several trips to Minnesota, though not in recent years. He had a great fight with Ashkan Morvari at Black Bear back in 2010. Warfield trains at Adrian Serrano's gym in Wisconsin.
Aveles is from California and is the longtime KOTC champion.
Minnesota heavyweight Brett Murphy (6-3) returns to action for the first time since his loss to Tim Johnson, who recently was signed by the UFC. Murphy