Cage Rage MMA Tickets
The Beginnings of Cage Rage
Also known as the Cage Rage Championships, this United Kingdom-based MMA debuted in 2002. It began as a promotional fight event when two fighters known as Alex Jones and Tom Bell wanted to raise money on MMA shows to buy new mats for their school.
In 2007, Cage Rage became a member of Elite XC and Hero’s. In 2008, Cage Rage ceased to exist and was no longer airing on television due to an incident involving one of the co-founders. Since the closure, Dave O’Donnell—an initial creator—funded Cage Rage UK, which is in collusion with another MMA promotion, the Ultimate Challenge MMA (UCMMA).
However, Cage Rage at the Diamond has been brought back by the Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment in Tucson, Arizona.
MMA at the Diamond
Cage Rage has reached the Diamond. With fighters such as Bellator Veteran Ed “Wild West” from the APEX gym and Mexicali’s Chris Hernandez, the freestyle fighter, Cage Rage at the Diamond is a fight not to be missed.
In addition to main events, the co-events include names such as Nate Vorel, fighting out of Rise Combat MMA and Anthony Birchak, a UFC fighter. There are 15 match-ups and five titles up for grabs.
Past champions and those well-deserved of recognition include Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort, Paul Daley and Ian “The Machine” Freeman.
Vitor Belfort began fighting at 19. He became the youngest fighter ever to compete and win in the octagon. With multiple knockouts and multiple wins, he was given the nickname “The Phenom” thanks to his phenomenal performances. Sustaining multiple injuries, many bouts were canceled. Still, after his recoveries, he entered the Cage Rage match with a broken hand, eventually claiming the Cage Rage light heavyweight title.
Paul Daley has competed in UFC, Cage Rage, Final Fight Championship, Strikeforce, Warriors, Shark Fights and more. Fighting veteran Paul Jenkins at Cage Rage, he won the British Welterweight Championship by knockout. In total, Paul Daley twice won the Welterweight Championship at Cage Rage.
Ian “The Machine” Freeman, a now-retired English mixed martial arts master, defeated Ryan Robinson when the Cage Rage heavyweight title was vacant. Succeeding in his win, he vacated the title based on “chronic fatigue syndrome” and a training schedule that exhausted him. With multiple wins from many different MMA promotions, Ian Freeman is considered a great warrior within the field.
Cage Rage Tickets
This event is at the Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment on 7350 S. Nogales Highway in Tuscan, AZ. Desert Diamond Casinos is one of the only casinos bringing back Cage Rage. Enjoy a front-row seat at a fun and exciting MMA fight. Witness new fighters become champions and champions pass the torch. Buy your tickets on StubHub.
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