Press Release
Saturday, April 8th, Konocti Vista Casino presents Gladiator Challenge: FACE OFF. Gladiator Challenge is Simply the best in Mixed Martial Arts and is making its return to the beautiful Konocti Vista Casino Resort and Marina in Lakeport, CA. This fight card features 15 no holds barred cage fights, including four exciting main event bouts.

In the main event, Gladiator Challenge Bantamweight World Champion Tyson Griffen fights the always entertaining Krazy Horse. NorCal Fighting Alliance’s Tyson Griffen is undefeated in mixed martial arts, and makes his second title defense, this time in his own back yard. Krazy Horse, a four-time veteran of Pride in Japan, has shown that he has the tools to knock out anyone in the world. This will be an unforgettable battle between champion and challenger, technician and brawler.

Also defending his title is Gladiator Challenge Welterweight World Champion James ‘the Educator’ Fanshier, facing Konrade Miles, of Barstowe, California. Fanshier, fighting out of Team X in Sacramento, is making his fourth title defense. A wrestling coach and superb kickboxer, Fanshier’s grappling and striking skills have made him the man to beat at 170 pounds. Miles, a tough wrestler with an explosive right hand, is undefeated in mixed martial arts.

Also featured on the main event is Kyle Williams against Ceasar Moreno. Williams, a Gladiator Challenge matchmaker, was a standout wrestler in high school, and trains out of the WCG fight camp. Moreno, a six-time veteran of Gladiator Challenge, is a kung-fu practitioner and freestyle fighter. He challenged Williams several months ago. The challenge is met, the match is on, promoter vs fighter. Don’t miss this bad-blood grudge match.

Don’t miss the best fight card of the year, packed with bone-crunching match-ups. Gates open at 11am and fights start at 1pm, Saturday, April 8th. Tickets sell fast, so call Konocti Vista Casino Resort and Marina at (707)262-1900!

Tyson Griffin vs Krazy Horse

James Fanshier vs Konrad Miles

Matt Nelson vs Wes Walker

Kyle Williams vs Cesar Moreno

Adrian Garcia vs Josh Hinkle

Seth Walker vs Isaiah Hill

Justin Truesdale vs Shawn Bias

Eric Hayes vs Nate Loughran

Anthony von Rekowski vs Joe Abouata

Justin Bailey vs Buckley Acosta

Travers Collins vs Randal Limond