Rage in the Cage 117 - Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Event on November 8, 2008 in Phoenix, Arizona USA

US Airways Center & Jack in the Box present: RITC 117 - Special 10 Year Anniversary Mega Show Saturday November 8, 2008 US Airways Center Doors Open: 6:30PM, Show Time: 7:30PM Phoenix, AZ Ten years in the making, Rage in the Cage is proud to announce their 10 year anniversary show which will be held in the 22,000 seat US Airways Center, home to the Phoenix Suns. Tickets now available at the US Airways Center Box Office ( 602-379-7800) or at all Ticketmaster outlets ( 480-784-4444 ). Ticket prices are $19.25, $36.75, $56.75, 84.25, $104.25 and $154.25. The 2 Super Main event fights will feature 2 UFC veterans. These fighters are 6X UFC veteran, and former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Ricco Rodriguez ( 32-9 ) and 6X UFC veteran Drew Fickett ( 35-7 ) The 4 Co-Main events will feature 4 RITC World Championship bouts. In addition, at least 10 other bouts will make up the biggest MMA extravagance ever presented in Arizona. Fight Card: Super Main Events: Ricco Rodriguez ( 260 ) vs Robert Beraun ( 240 ) The Rematch Drew Fickett ( 175 ) vs Jose Cortez ( 175 ) Co-Main Events: Andy Montana ( 265 ) vs Eric Prindle ( 300 ) RITC World SHW Championship Richard Hale ( 215 ) vs Roger Mejia ( 230 ) RITC World HW Championship Alex Coronado ( 170 ) vs Ryan Kelly ( 170 ) RITC World WW Championship Derithe Harper ( 135 ) vs Austin Pascucci ( 135 ) RITC World FW Championship Featured Fights: Joe Cronin ( 180 ) vs Jeff Horlacher ( 180 ) Jose Cortez ( 185 ) vs Zack Mathews ( 185 ) Matt Dell ( 155 ) vs Nick Hedrick ( 150 ) Cody Pearce ( 165 ) vs Abraham Cortez ( 165 ) Jacob Ortiz ( 185 ) vs Colten Smith ( 185 ) Chris McGraw ( 150 ) vs Alex Perez ( 155 ) Undercard: Freddy Fernandez ( 180 ) vs Mason Bernal ( 190 ) Jay Boss ( 145 ) vs Brent Agee ( 140 ) Shawn Frye ( 210 ) vs Robert Wilbanks ( 210 ) Steve Bullock ( 145 ) vs Brandon O'Brian ( 140 ) Logan Hopp ( 155 ) vs Sammy Ciurdar ( 150 ) Josh Madrigal ( 145 ) vs Justin Cuevas ( 140 ) Fight card subject to change. Main Event highlights: Rodriguez vs Beraun: Can the former UFC Heavyweight Champion avenge his bitter defeat to Beraun 3 years ago ? Fickett vs Cortez: 6X UFC veteran takes on upstart all-state wrestling champion with a 4-1 record. Montana vs Prindle ( SHW Title ): Casa Grande star with a 15-6 RITC record against 5X All-Services Boxing Heavyweight Champion. Hale vs Mejia ( HW Title ): Can the RITC World Heavy Weight Champion handle this submission specialist with a 10-3 record ? Coronado vs Kelly ( WW Title ): Can the undefeated ( 5-0 ) newly crowned RITC World Welter Weight Champion keep his record perfect against the undefeated ( 7-0 ) #1 contender. "Someone's 0 got to go". Pascucci vs Harper ( FW Title ): Former US Marine takes on heavy handed striker for the vacant RITC World Fly Weight Championship. Ticket prices start at less than $20. http://www.usairwayscenter.com/start/ US Airways Center 201 E Jefferson St Phoenix, AZ 85004 Upcoming Events: Desert Quest 36/RITC 118 / UFC 91 PPV Saturday November 15, 2008 Buffalo Wild Wings Mesa, AZ RITR 3 Friday November 21, 2008 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix, AZ RITC 119 Saturday November 22, 2008 Desert Diamond Casino Tucson, AZ RITC 120 Friday December 5, 2008 Gila River Casino Chandler, AZ


Directions: Downtown Phoenix where the Phoenix Suns play.

Event Information


Ricco Rodriguez
WINNER
Robert Beraun
VS
Robert Beraun
Inca Warrior
54-27-1
Record
7-7-0
6′ 3″
Height
6′ 2″
250 lbs.
Weight
245 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) in the 3rd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Drew Fickett
Joe Cortez
WINNER
42-21-0
Record
1-0-0
5′ 10″
Height
161 lbs.
Weight
175 lbs.
Decision
(Split Decision) in the 3rd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Richard Hale
WINNER
Roger Mejia
VS
Roger Mejia
The Mexicutioner
17-7-1
Record
10-4-0
6′ 4″
Height
6′ 0″
205 lbs.
Weight
205 lbs.
TKO/RSC
in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Derithe Harper
Austin Pascucci
WINNER
1-3-0
Record
6-8-0
0′ 0″
Height
0′ 0″
153 lbs.
Weight
149 lbs.
Submission
in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Matt Dell
WINNER
Nick Hedrick
5-4-0
Record
8-6-0
Height
0 lbs.
Weight
147 lbs.
Submission
(Kimura) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Cody Pearce
Abraham Cortez
WINNER
2-1-0
Record
2-1-0
Height
5′ 8″
164 lbs.
Weight
155 lbs.
Submission
(Rear Naked Choke) in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)
Kobe Ortiz
WINNER
Colten Smith
Kobe Ortiz
The Stunna
VS
11-8-0
Record
0-1-0
6′ 0″
Height
186 lbs.
Weight
185 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) in the 3rd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)
Jay Boss
Brent Agee
WINNER
1-0-0
Record
2-1-0
Height
5′ 10″
0 lbs.
Weight
140 lbs.
Submission
(Arm Bar) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)
Shawn Frye
WINNER
Robert Wilbanks
2-7-0
Record
1-2-0
6′ 1″
Height
5′ 10″
208 lbs.
Weight
224 lbs.
Submission
(Arm Bar) in the 1st round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)
Logan Hopp
Sammy Ciudar
WINNER
0-2-0
Record
1-0-0
Height
154 lbs.
Weight
0 lbs.
Decision
(Unanimous Decision) in the 3rd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)
Justin Cuevas
WINNER
Steve Bullock
5-1-0
Record
0-3-0
0′ 0″
Height
142 lbs.
Weight
145 lbs.
Submission
(Arm Bar) in the 2nd round
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (3x3x3)