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The year 2002 is the fourth year in the history of King of the Cage, a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States. In 2002 King of the Cage held 9 events, KOTC 7: Cold Blood.

2002 in King of the Cage
Information
First dateFebruary 9, 2002
Last dateDecember 15, 2002
Events
Total events9
Fights
Total fights97
Title fights13
Chronology
2001 in KOTC 2002 in King of the Cage 2003 in KOTC

Title fightsEdit

Title fights in 2002
Weight class Method Round Time Event Notes
Super Heavyweight Dan Bobish def. Eric Pele TKO (Corner Stoppage) 2 1:10 KOTC 12: Cold Blood [a]
Bantamweight Charlie Valencia def. David Velasquez Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 4:43 KOTC 12: Cold Blood [b]
Welterweight Joe Stevenson (c) def. Jerry Gummo Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:05 KOTC 12: Cold Blood [c]
Super Heavyweight Dan Bobish (c) def. Mike Kyle Submission (Punches) 1 3:25 KOTC 13: Revolution [d]
Lightweight Javier Vazquez (c) def. Sean Wilmot Submission (Armbar) 1 1:57 KOTC 13: Revolution [e]
Middleweight John Alessio def. Chris Brennan (c) TKO (Punches) 1 2:20 KOTC 15: Bad Intentions [f]
Welterweight Joe Stevenson (c) def. Jeremy Jackson Submission (Punches) 1 1:27 KOTC 15: Bad Intentions [g]
Super Heavyweight Jimmy Ambriz def. Dan Bobish (c) Submission (Punches) 1 0:46 KOTC 16: Double Cross [h]
Light Heavyweight Vernon White (c) def. Mike Rogers Decision (Split) 3 5:00 KOTC 16: Double Cross [i]
Lightweight Javier Vazquez (c) def. David Gardner Submission (Kneebar) 1 4:31 KOTC 16: Double Cross [j]
Middleweight Dean Lister def. Brendan Seguin Submission (Armbar) 3 4:37 KOTC 16: Double Cross [k]
Welterweight Romie Aram def. Joe Stevenson (c) Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00 KOTC 17: Nuclear Explosion [l]
Super Heavyweight Jimmy Ambriz (c) def. Vince Lucero Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 4:33 KOTC 19: Street Fighter [m]

Events listEdit

# Event Title Date Arena Location
20 KOTC 20: Crossroads December 15, 2002 Santa Ana Star Casino Bernalillo, New Mexico
19 KOTC 19: Street Fighter December 7, 2002 Soboba Casino San Jacinto, California
18 KOTC 18: Sudden Impact November 1, 2002 Silver Legacy Resort Casino Reno, Nevada
17 KOTC 17: Nuclear Explosion October 19, 2002 Soboba Casino San Jacinto, California
16 KOTC 16: Double Cross August 2, 2002 Soboba Casino San Jacinto, California
15 KOTC 15: Bad Intentions June 22, 2002 Soboba Casino San Jacinto, California
14 KOTC 14: 5150 June 19, 2002 Santa Ana Star Casino Bernalillo, New Mexico
13 KOTC 13: Revolution May 13, 2002 Silver Legacy Resort Casino Reno, Nevada
12 KOTC 12: Cold Blood February 9, 2002 Soboba Casino San Jacinto, California

KOTC 12: Cold BloodEdit

KOTC 12: Cold Blood[1] was an event held on February 9, 2002 at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, California, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Super Heavyweight Dan Bobish def. Eric Pele TKO (Corner Stoppage) 2 1:10 [a]
Bantamweight Charlie Valencia def. David Velasquez Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 4:43 [b]
Dean Lister def. Jacen Flynn Submission (Kimura) 2 4:28
Jason Lambert def. Jason Jones TKO (Punches) 2 1:17
Fernando Vasconcelos def. John Chrisostomo TKO (Punches) 1 3:00
John Alessio def. Nassor Lewis Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 2:07
Welterweight Joe Stevenson (c) def. Jerry Gummo Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:05 [c]
Phillip Miller def. John Hosegood KO (Punches) 1 3:43
Thomas Denny def. Ray Perales Submission (Armbar) 1 2:31
Randy Velarde def. Thomas Kenney Submission (Armbar) 1 3:15
Adam Lynn def. Brian Warren Decision 2 5:00


KOTC 13: RevolutionEdit

KOTC 13: Revolution[2] was an event held on May 17, 2002 at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino in Reno, Nevada, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Super Heavyweight Dan Bobish (c) def. Mike Kyle Submission (Punches) 1 3:25 [a]
Lightweight Javier Vazquez (c) def. Sean Wilmot Submission (Armbar) 1 1:57 [b]
Quinton Jackson def. Sean Gray TKO (Punches) 3 0:37
Akira Shoji def. David Roberts Submission (Armbar) 2 4:46
Mike Rogers def. Joey Guel Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 4:45
David Fox def. Rocky Batastini DQ (Illegal Knee) 1 0:00
Phillip Miller def. Roberto Ramirez Submission (Punches) 1 4:14
Cal Worsham def. Rick Collup Submission (Punches) 1 1:37
Joey Villasenor def. Tim Credeur Submission (Punches) 2 3:24


KOTC 14: 5150Edit

KOTC 14: 5150[3] was an event held on June 19, 2002 at the Santa Ana Star Casino in Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Dan Severn def. John Jensen TKO (Corner Stoppage) 1 5:00
Paul Buentello def. Roger Neff KO (Head Kick) 1 3:04
Alberto Crane def. Nick Shadwick Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:39
George Allen def. Jimmy Westfall Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 2:55
Thomas Schulte def. Mark Beacher Submission (Armbar) 1 1:34
Joey Villasenor def. Todd Carney Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:47
Keith Jardine def. Philip Preece Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Joe Merit def. Shannon Ritch KO (Knee) 1 1:46
Jesse Contaeras def. Nick Roscorla Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 4:54
Isaias Martinez def. Mike Lee Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:15


KOTC 15: Bad IntentionsEdit

KOTC 15: Bad Intentions[4] was an event held on June 22, 2002 at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, California, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight John Alessio def. Chris Brennan (c) TKO (Punches) 1 2:20 [a]
Welterweight Joe Stevenson (c) def. Jeremy Jackson Submission (Punches) 1 1:27 [b]
Brent Stevens def. Kent Hensley Decision 2 5:00
Betiss Mansouri def. Eddy Ellis Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 1:15
Joey Guel def. Jess Liaudin TKO (Punches) 1 2:31
Jason Lambert def. Lobo Lobo TKO (Punches) 1 3:01
Cipi Gamino def. Aaron Anderson Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 3:17
John Cole def. Richard Solis Decision 2 5:00
Jason Dolder def. Josh Lewis Submission (Choke) 1 2:31
Danny Byrket def. Justin Masely Submission (Choke) 1 1:07


KOTC 16: Double CrossEdit

KOTC 16: Double Cross[5] was an event held on August 2, 2002 at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, California, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Super Heavyweight Jimmy Ambriz def. Dan Bobish (c) Submission (Punches) 1 0:46 [a]
Light Heavyweight Vernon White (c) def. Mike Rogers Decision (Split) 3 5:00 [b]
Lightweight Javier Vazquez (c) def. David Gardner Submission (Kneebar) 1 4:31 [c]
Middleweight Dean Lister def. Brendan Seguin Submission (Armbar) 3 4:37 [d]
Christian Wellisch def. Sam Sotello Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 4:20
Shonie Carter def. Randy Velarde Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 4:53
Brian Hawkins def. Todd Medina TKO (Cut) 1 5:00
Thomas Denny def. Jeff Lindsay Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Brian Warren def. Louie Vaith Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
David Ortiz def. Kelly Johnson Submission (Punches) 1 1:10


KOTC 17: Nuclear ExplosionEdit

KOTC 17: Nuclear Explosion[6] was an event held on October 19, 2002 at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, California, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Romie Aram def. Joe Stevenson (c) Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00 [a]
Fernando Vasconcelos def. Marcus Santos Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 3:54
Joe Crilly def. Adam Brooks Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Art Santore def. David Roberts Submission (Punches) 1 2:52
Jason Lambert def. Joshua Hoag TKO (Punches) 1 1:25
Fred George def. Cliff Jacobs TKO (Corner Stoppage) 1 5:00
Thomas Denny def. Aaron Anderson Submission (Punches) 1 3:40
Debi Purcell def. Nicole Albrect Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Brent Stevens def. Mike Bourke KO (Punches) 1 0:38
Dave Rivas def. Cipi Gamino Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 3:40
Richard Solis def. Ricky Libertini TKO (Punches) 2 1:45
Jesus Morales def. Josh Lewis Submission (Forearm Choke) 1 1:06
Shad Smith def. Chris Jeffers Submission (Leg Injury) 1 0:08
Alex Richard def. Mark McClelland Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 1:34


KOTC 18: Sudden ImpactEdit

KOTC 18: Sudden Impact[7] was an event held on November 1, 2002 at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino in Reno, Nevada, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Paul Buentello def. Mike Kyle KO (Punches) 2 1:24
Dan Severn def. Mark Smith Submission (Keylock) 1 2:56
Seth Petruzelli def. Rocky Batastini TKO (Punches) 1 4:04
Dennis Hallman def. Betiss Mansouri Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 3:39
Jason House def. James Fanshier Submission (Armbar) 3 0:36
Chad Bannon def. Rick Collup KO (Punches) 1 0:20
Jim Walker def. Gary Grate DQ (Illegal Headbutt) 2 1:31
Sean Gray def. Brian Foster Submission (Kimura) 2 3:06
Chad Davis def. Roberto Ramirez Submission (Punches) 1 2:51


KOTC 19: Street FighterEdit

KOTC 19: Street Fighter[8] was an event held on December 7, 2002 at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, California, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Super Heavyweight Jimmy Ambriz (c) def. Vince Lucero Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 4:33 [a]
Dennis Hallman vs. Ronald Jhun Draw 2 5:00
Shad Smith def. Mike Bertuccini TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 1 4:00
Wade Shipp def. Raul Delgado Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 0:39
Jamal Perkins def. Robert Emerson Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Joe Camacho def. Matt Stansell TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 1 5:00
Joe Crilly def. John Cole TKO (Punches) 1 4:30
Reggie Cardiel def. Freddie Duran Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 2:02
Thomas Kenney def. Steve White Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Matt McPherson def. Asher King Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Mansour Heidari def. Louis Jablonski TKO (Punches) 1 4:20
Louie Vaith def. Danny Byrket TKO (Punches) 1 3:35
Timothy Mendoza def. Lobo Lobo Submission (Punches) 2 2:35
Frankie Bollinger def. Cesar Moreno TKO (Punches) 2 1:47


KOTC 20: CrossroadsEdit

KOTC 20: Crossroads[9] was an event held on December 15, 2002 at the Santa Ana Star Casino in Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Joey Villasenor def. Lorn Estes Submission (Punches) 1 1:43
Alberto Crane def. Joe Vigil Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 3:17
Keith Jardine def. Bryan Pardoe KO (Punches) 1 1:09
Thomas Schulte def. Kyle Brees Technical Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:15
Diego Sanchez def. Shannon Ritch Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 0:59
Forrest Griffin def. Steve Sayegh Submission (Punches) 1 1:45
John Mahlow def. Frank Marquez Submission (Armbar) 2 0:29
Bain Serna def. Brad Woolard TKO (Punches) 1 1:34
John Cronk def. Chris Meyers TKO (Knees and Punches) 1 1:54
Del Hawkins def. Bryan Kominiha KO (Head Kick) 1 1:36


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "KOTC 12: Cold Blood". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.
  2. ^ "KOTC 13: Revolution". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.
  3. ^ "KOTC 14: 5150". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.
  4. ^ "KOTC 15: Bad Intentions". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.
  5. ^ "KOTC 16: Double Cross". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.
  6. ^ "KOTC 17: Nuclear Explosion". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 18, 2013.
  7. ^ "KOTC 18: Sudden Impact". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.
  8. ^ "KOTC 19: Street Fighter". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.
  9. ^ "KOTC 20: Crossroads". Sherdog. Archived from the original on October 18, 2013.