NORTH AUGUSTA, SC: The Augusta GreenJackets, South Atlantic League affiliate of San Francisco Giants, in partnership with LB Productions, King of the Cage and Gerald Jones Ford, are excited to announce that on Saturday, May 11th, SRP Park will play host to the "Rumble on the River", the largest MMA event that has ever come through the CSRA.
"We are so excited to partner with such a prestigious company as The King of The Cage and an equally prestigious venue as SRP Park, in North Augusta, SC for this exciting event," stated Robbie Bell, Co-Founder of LB Productions, LLC. Terry Trebilecock Jr. of The King of The Cage, Tom Denlinger of The Augusta GreenJackets and Andy Jones of Gerald Jones Ford have joined forces with LB Productions, LLC, to make such an exciting event possible in the CSRA. It is a full-contact combat sport and there are plenty of reasons why it is constantly growing. We have the most exciting lineup of MMA fighters and some really good local fighters too. Our guests are going to see intense back and forth battles and the entire spectrum of MMA excitement. It's going to be a great night of powerful entertainment.
After performing over 700 events since its inception in 1998, King of the Cage has proven to be a leader 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 shows globally, including in the United States and foreign countries such as England, Singapore, South Africa, Canada, Japan, Australia and the Philippines.
"We are excited to bring King of the Cage to North Augusta as SRP Park continues to be a premier events destination in the CSRA," stated GreenJackets Vice President Tom Denlinger. "We look forward to hosting this one-of-a-kind event and packing SRP Park."
Fans who attend the King of the Cage MMA fight presented by Gerald Jones Ford will be able to watch seven (7) Pro Fights with the main event being a Pro Heavyweight World Championship Fight. There will also be six (6) amateur fights which could feature local CSRA MMA fighters and Southeast regional fighters. Fighters who will be in attendance for the "Rumble on the River" will be announced at a later date.
Individual tickets go on-sale to the general public at the SRP Park Box Office (187 Railroad Ave, North Augusta) on Friday, March 1st at 9AM. Fans who would like to purchase online will be able to starting at 10AM. There will be NO phone orders for the King of the Cage MMA fight presented by: Gerald Jones Ford.
The GreenJackets will open up VIP ticket sales to GreenJackets Season Seat Holders and Sponsors from Tuesday, February 26th through Thursday, February 28th at midnight.
Ticket Pricing for the King of the Cage MMA fight presented by: Gerald Jones Ford:
- Ringside Tables (8 seats)- $750
- Ringside Chairs- $125
- Club Seats (Both WOW! Club (1st base club) and TheMurphyAdvantage.com Lounge (3rd base club)- $50
- VIP Loge Box & Reserved Seat Sections (100-106)- $50
- General Admission Sections (107-112)- $40
GreenJackets Information on reserving seats for the King of the Cage MMA fight:
- Tuesday, February 26th Pre-Sale will open up for 2019 GreenJackets Full Season Ticket Holders & Sponsors
- Wednesday, February 27th Pre-Sale will open up for 2019 GreenJackets Half Season Ticket Holders & 20-Game Ticket Holders
- VIP Sales will cease on Thursday, February 28th at midnight
- VIP Sales does not guarantee your GreenJackets Season Seat location.
About King of the Cage
King of the Cage is available weekly to over 50 million homes in the United States on cable and satellite television on MAVTV, owned by Lucas Oil and also airs in more than 50 countries worldwide. King of the Cage has been a career staple for countless stars including Ronda Rousey, Forrest Griffin, Quinton Rampage Jackson, Daniel Cormier, TJ Dillishaw, Demetrious Johnson, Robbie Lawler, Rory MacDonald, Rashad Evans, Krazy Horse, Keith Jardine, Mac Danzig, Urijah Faber, Joe Stevenson, and Diego Sanchez.
About LB Productions
LB Productions, LLC is a locally owned promotions & event company that operates on a local, regional & national scale. LB Productions has partnered with the King of the Cage to bring MMA events to the east coast and is also involved in the film industry and concert promotion business.
About the Augusta GreenJackets
SRP Park is the anchor piece of Riverside Village, a live, work, "playball" development which includes apartment living, senior living, retail, restaurants, class "A" office space, and a Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center. To learn more about SRP Park and hosting events and availability, visit www.thesrppark.com.
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