2003 in King of the Cage

The year 2003 is the fifth year in the history of King of the Cage, a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States. In 2003 King of the Cage held 11 events, KOTC 21: Invasion.

2003 in King of the Cage
Information
First dateFebruary 21, 2003
Last dateDecember 6, 2003
Events
Total events11
Fights
Total fights129
Title fights15
Chronology
2002 in KOTC 2003 in King of the Cage 2004 in KOTC

Title fightsEdit

Title fights in 2003
Weight class Method Round Time Event Notes
Heavyweight Bobby Hoffman def. Jason Godsey TKO (Punches) 1 1:56 KOTC 21: Invasion [a]
Lightweight Alberto Crane def. Javier Vazquez (c) Decision (Split) 3 5:00 KOTC 21: Invasion [b]
Super Heavyweight Jimmy Ambriz (c) def. Johnathan Ivey Submission (Choke) 1 3:00 KOTC 21: Invasion [c]
Super Heavyweight Eric Pele def. Dan Christison TKO 1 4:50 KOTC 23: Sin City [d]
Light Heavyweight Jeremy Horn def. Vernon White (c) Decision (Unanimous) 5 5:00 KOTC 23: Sin City [e]
Welterweight Ronald Jhun def. Shonie Carter Decision (Unanimous) 5 5:00 KOTC 23: Sin City [f]
Lightweight Thomas Schulte def. John Mahlow Submission (Armbar) 1 2:41 KOTC 24: Mayhem [g]
Middleweight Dean Lister (c) def. Brian Sleeman Submission (Armbar) 1 1:14 KOTC 25: Flaming Fury [h]
Heavyweight Bobby Hoffman (c) def. Paul Buentello Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00 KOTC 27: Aftermath [i]
Flyweight Shawn Ramage def. Kevin Alliva Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 1 0:58 KOTC 27: Aftermath [j]
Welterweight John Alessio def. Ronald Jhun (c) Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00 KOTC 29: Renegades [k]
Middleweight Dean Lister (c) def. James Lee Submission (Armbar) 1 N/A KOTC 29: Renegades [l]
Heavyweight Paul Buentello def. Bobby Hoffman (c) Submission (Verbal) 2 N/A KOTC 30: The Pinnacle [m]
Lightweight Joe Stevenson def. Thomas Schulte (c) KO (Knee) 1 3:29 KOTC 30: The Pinnacle [n]
Light Heavyweight Jeremy Horn (c) def. Dean Lister Decision (Majority) 4 5:00 KOTC 31: King of the Cage 31 [o]

Events listEdit

# Event Title Date Arena Location
31 KOTC 31: King of the Cage 31 December 6, 2003 Soboba Casino San Jacinto, California
30 KOTC 30: The Pinnacle November 12, 2003 Pala Casino Spa Resort Pala, California
29 KOTC 29: Renegades September 5, 2003 Soboba Casino San Jacinto, California
28 KOTC 28: More Punishment August 16, 2003 N/A Reno, Nevada
27 KOTC 27: Aftermath August 10, 2003 Saboba Casino San Jacinto, California
26 KOTC 26: Gladiator Challenge August 3, 2003 Sky City Casino Acoma, New Mexico
25 KOTC 25: Flaming Fury June 29, 2003 Soboba Casino San Jacinto, California
24 KOTC 24: Mayhem June 14, 2003 N/A Albuquerque, New Mexico
23 KOTC 23: Sin City May 16, 2003 Orleans Hotel Casino Las Vegas, Nevada
22 KOTC 22: Steel Warrior March 23, 2003 Soboba Casino San Jacinto, California
21 KOTC 21: Invasion February 21, 2003 Santa Ana Star Hotel & Casino Albuquerque, New Mexico

KOTC 21: InvasionEdit

KOTC 21: Invasion[1] was an event held on February 21, 2003 at the Santa Ana Star Hotel & Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight Bobby Hoffman def. Jason Godsey TKO (Punches) 1 1:56 [a]
Lightweight Alberto Crane def. Javier Vazquez (c) Decision (Split) 3 5:00 [b]
Super Heavyweight Jimmy Ambriz (c) def. Johnathan Ivey Submission (Choke) 1 3:00 [c]
Shonie Carter def. Fernando Vasconcelos TKO (Retirement) 2 5:00
Joey Villasenor def. Tony Galindo TKO (Corner Stoppage) 1 5:00
Seth Petruzelli def. Brian Hawkins TKO (Punches) 1 2:21
Bobby Hoffman def. Sam Sotello Submission (Injury) 2 0:23
Diego Sanchez def. Jake Short TKO (Punches) 1 2:34
Jason Godsey def. Chris Guillen Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 1:35
Keith Jardine def. Allan Sullivan TKO (Punches) 2 1:56
Thomas Schulte def. Frank Marquez Submission (Armbar) 2 2:08

KOTC 22: Steel WarriorEdit

KOTC 22: Steel Warrior[2] was an event held on March 23, 2003 at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, California, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Karo Parisyan def. Fernando Vasconcelos Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
John Cole def. Richard Solis Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Thomas Denny def. Justin Stanley Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 3:12
Art Santore def. Joe Garcia TKO (Punches) 2 3:10
Jason Lambert def. Jim Breech TKO (Punches) 1 1:35
John De La O def. Joe Camacho Submission (Armbar) 2 4:09
Jason House def. Sost Infante TKO (Punches) 2 1:32
Adam Lynn def. Tadarius Thomas TKO (Punches) 2 1:37
Louie Vaith def. Robert Dowell Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 0:48
Wes Combs def. Dale McDonald Submission (Punches) 1 1:40
Raul Delgado vs. Timothy Mendoza Draw 2 5:00
Louis Jablonski def. David Ortiz Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:18
Daniel Ortiz def. Mike Cardova TKO (Punches) 1 2:55
Tony Bonello def. T Bone Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 0:39
Steve Renaud def. Brent Wooten TKO (Elbows) 2 2:32

KOTC 23: Sin CityEdit

KOTC 23: Sin City[3] was an event held on May 16, 2003 at the Orleans Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Super Heavyweight Eric Pele def. Dan Christison TKO 1 4:50 [a]
Dan Severn def. Cory Timmerman Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Jeremy Horn def. Vernon White (c) Decision (Unanimous) 5 5:00 [b]
Welterweight Ronald Jhun def. Shonie Carter Decision (Unanimous) 5 5:00 [c]
Joe Stevenson def. Thomas Denny Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 0:15
Art Santore def. Joe Crilly TKO (Strikes) 1 4:45
Diego Sanchez def. Michael Guymon Submission (Armbar) 1 4:57
Bryan Pardoe def. Brent Stevens Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 1 1:56
Bobby Gamboa def. Dave Rivas Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00

KOTC 24: MayhemEdit

KOTC 24: Mayhem[4] was an event held on June 14, 2003 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Dan Severn def. Dan Christison Decision (Split) 3 5:00
Lightweight Thomas Schulte def. John Mahlow Submission (Armbar) 1 2:41 [a]
Joey Villasenor def. Joe Merit TKO 1 4:06
Paul Rodriguez def. Adam Durant Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 1 4:29
Keith Jardine def. George Allen Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Diego Sanchez def. Rene Kronvold Submission (Armbar) 1 3:39
Santino Defranco def. Josh Pacheco Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 0:39
Jimmy Westfall def. Eric McElroy Submission (Strikes) 1 1:49
Mike Mendoza def. Victor Hernandez Submission (Armbar) 1 0:49
Fletcher Sievers def. Tyrell McElroy Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 1:58

KOTC 25: Flaming FuryEdit

KOTC 25: Flaming Fury[5] was an event held on June 29, 2003 at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, California, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Dean Lister (c) def. Brian Sleeman Submission (Armbar) 1 1:14 [a]
Gustavo Machado def. Nate Quarry Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Jason Lambert def. Brian Foster Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Greg Mayer def. Jamal Perkins Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 0:38
Thomas Denny def. Kyle Brees Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Randy Velarde def. Marcus Santos TKO (Knee Injury) 1 5:00
Jeff Newton def. Allan Sullivan Submission (Ankle Lock) 2 4:06
Shad Smith def. Louie Vaith TKO (Punches) 1 3:53
Wes Combs def. Raul Delgado KO (Punch) 1 0:23
Alex Richard def. Auggie Garcia Submission (Ankle Lock) 1 2:08
Chad Davis def. Kevin Cook Decision (Split) 2 5:00
Buck Meredith def. Harris Sarmiento Submission (Punches) 2 3:41
Baki Baki def. Kauai Kupihea Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 0:22

KOTC 26: Gladiator ChallengeEdit

KOTC 26: Gladiator Challenge[6] was an event held on August 3, 2003 at the Sky City Casino in Acoma, New Mexico, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Diego Sanchez def. John Cronk Submission (Kimura) 2 1:30
Kyle Seals def. Tyrell McElroy TKO (Punches) 1 0:42
Carlos Condit def. David Lindemeyer Submission (Armbar) 1 0:46
Tait Fletcher def. Jimmy Westfall Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 3:10
Renato Migliaccio def. Victor Hernandez Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:18
Brian Schall def. Eric McElroy Submission 1 N/A
Darrel Priddy def. Pat James TKO (Corner Stoppage) 1 5:00
Ben Schilsler def. Isaac Vallie-Flagg Submission (Armbar) 1 0:29
Andy Seals def. Dereck Keasley Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:46
Ed Tomaselli def. Vinny Cano Submission (Punches) 1 0:42
Yohan Perez def. Sammy Orona Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 1:58
Ressen Messer def. Orlando Martinez Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 2:20
Jason Tapia def. Jim Cox TKO (Punches) 1 1:00

KOTC 27: AftermathEdit

KOTC 27: Aftermath[7] was an event held on August 10, 2003 at the Saboba Casino in San Jacinto, California, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight Bobby Hoffman (c) def. Paul Buentello Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00 [a]
Joe Stevenson def. Marcus Cacella TKO (Corner Stoppage) 1 4:21
Jerry Vrbanovic def. Baki Baki KO (Knees) 1 1:32
Antonio McKee def. Marcus Aurelio Decision (Split) 2 5:00
Keigo Kunihara def. Timothy Mendoza TKO (Punches) 1 1:07
Manny Gamburyan def. Jorge Santiago KO (Punch) 1 0:21
Dave Rivas def. Steve Hallock Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Flyweight Shawn Ramage def. Kevin Alliva Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 1 0:58 [b]
Wes Combs def. Jonah Broad TKO (Punches) 1 0:41
Andy Murad def. Saldana Clemente TKO (Punches) 1 1:25
Matt McPherson def. Orion Gallagher Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 1 1:07
Frankie Bollinger def. Robert Breslin Submission (Armbar) 1 3:15

KOTC 28: More PunishmentEdit

KOTC 28: More Punishment[8] was an event held on August 16, 2003 in Reno, Nevada, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Benji Radach def. Gustavo Machado KO (Punches) 1 1:31
Drew Fickett def. Dennis Hallman Decision (Split) 3 5:00
Joey Villasenor def. James Fanshier Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 2 2:26
Art Santore def. Sean Gray TKO (Punches) 3 0:54
Jason Coronado def. Rocky Batastini Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 1 3:24
Bo Cantrell def. Rick Collup Submission (Guillotine Choke) 2 0:13
Jake Short def. Paul Purcell TKO (Punches) 1 0:51
Casey Balkenbush def. Steve Renaud Submission (Armbar) 1 0:51
Khomkrit Niimi def. Dan Mann TKO (Punches) 2 3:04

KOTC 29: RenegadesEdit

KOTC 29: Renegades[9] was an event held on September 5, 2003 at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, California, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight John Alessio def. Ronald Jhun (c) Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00 [a]
Middleweight Dean Lister (c) def. James Lee Submission (Armbar) 1 N/A [b]
Jeff Newton def. Dusty Arden Submission (Choke) 1 N/A
Charlie Valencia def. Greg Mayer Submission (Heel Hook) 2 1:43
Wes Combs def. Tony Petarra KO (Punches) 1 1:22
Joe Crilly def. Javier Casio TKO (Punches) 1 1:37
Thomas Denny def. Jason Dolder TKO (Punches) 1 2:22
Joe Camacho def. Juliano Prado KO (Punches) 1 2:42
Charles Bennett def. William Sriyapai Decision (Split) 2 5:00
Thomas Kenney def. Paul Cid TKO (Punches) 2 0:39
Richard Solis def. Alex Richard Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 3:19
Rick McCorkell def. Jason Dickson TKO (Punches) 1 1:07
Buddy Clinton def. Mike Penalber Submission (Choke) 1 4:26

KOTC 30: The PinnacleEdit

KOTC 30: The Pinnacle[10] was an event held on November 12, 2003 at the Pala Casino Spa Resort in Pala, California, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Heavyweight Paul Buentello def. Bobby Hoffman (c) Submission (Verbal) 2 N/A [a]
Lightweight Joe Stevenson def. Thomas Schulte (c) KO (Knee) 1 3:29 [b]
Thomas Denny def. Richard Solis Submission (Armbar) 2 3:15
Jeff Newton def. Joe Crilly KO (Kick) 1 2:05
Tony Bonello def. Mansour Heidari Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 0:29
Joey Villasenor def. Art Santore TKO (Cut) 2 0:31
Wade Shipp def. Kengo Watanabe TKO (Punches) 1 3:42
Keigo Kunihara def. Mike Bourke Decision 2 5:00
Kyle Brees def. John Cole Submission (Reverse Triangle Choke) 1 2:28
Ray Elbe def. Paul Silva Submission (Armbar) 1 3:35
Dale Breese def. Albert Hill Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00

KOTC 31: King of the Cage 31Edit

KOTC 31: King of the Cage 31[11] was an event held on December 6, 2003 at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, California, United States.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight Jeremy Horn (c) def. Dean Lister Decision (Majority) 4 5:00 [a]
Larry Landless def. Paul Castelloni Submission (Exhaustion) 1 2:58
Harris Sarmiento def. Logan Layton Submission (Strikes) 1 3:08
Jimmy Smith def. Matt Stansell Decision 2 5:00
Manny Reyes Jr. def. Jason Dickson Submission 1 0:55
Shad Smith def. Victor Valenzuela Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
JJ Pugsley def. Brett Mackey Submission (Choke) 1 1:32
Carlos Garcia def. David Gallegos TKO (Corner Stoppage) 1 5:00
Josh Gaskins def. Tony Llamas Submission (Armbar) 1 4:35
Mike Seal def. Michael Martin TKO 1 0:23
Gus Enriquez def. Reggie Orr Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Manny Tapia def. Manuel Sawyze Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 1 2:07
Caleb Williams def. Gary Ingram Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 0:34

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "KOTC 21: Invasion". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 10, 2014.
  2. ^ "KOTC 22: Steel Warrior". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 10, 2014.
  3. ^ "KOTC 23: Sin City". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 10, 2014.
  4. ^ "KOTC 24: Mayhem". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 10, 2014.
  5. ^ "KOTC 25: Flaming Fury". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 10, 2014.
  6. ^ "KOTC 26: Gladiator Challenge". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 10, 2014.
  7. ^ "KOTC 27: Aftermath". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 10, 2014.
  8. ^ "KOTC 28: More Punishment". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 10, 2014.
  9. ^ "KOTC 29: Renegades". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 10, 2014.
  10. ^ "KOTC 30: The Pinnacle". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 10, 2014.
  11. ^ "KOTC 31: King of the Cage 31". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 10, 2014.