Northwoods MMA Athlete to Compete for Welterweight Title During King of the Cage at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino

Purchase your tickets to see Northwoods MMA star Frank Schuman compete for the King of the Cage Welterweight title belt on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino.

Schuman, a Lac du Flambeau tribal member, will compete for the title in his hometown during a night of intense mixed martial arts action. Tickets for this event are $65, $45 and $30 and will go on sale at 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 17. Ages 14 – 17 are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Purchase your tickets soon as this will be a sell out event.

He will enter the title fight after scoring an impressive victory against Robert Gotreau of Minnesota during King of the Cage “Attack Mode” in July. Schuman won the bout with a choke submission in 40 seconds of the first round. He currently has a 7-0 professional fight record and will lay that record on the line as he battles for his long-sought title belt.

The event will also feature Lac du Flambeau tribal member Adrian Pierson who will be seeking a win in the cage during an exciting match. Both athletes train at the Leadership Academy in Woodruff under Coach Gary Engels who is a 4th degree black belt.

“This will be the event you won’t want to miss as we could witness a Northwoods MMA athlete win a title in his hometown. Bring your friends and enjoy a night cheering on these talented local athletes,” said Lake of the Torches’ Director of Marketing Leana Schlecht.

Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling 1-800-25-TORCH, ext. 6222. You may also purchase tickets at the Guest Services desk at the casino.

Photo Caption: Northwoods MMA athlete Frank Schuman, right, will compete for the King of the Cage Welterweight title belt at King of the Cage on October 17, at Lake of the Torches Resort Casino. Adrian Pierson, left, will also compete in an exciting match during the event. Tickets will go on sale Monday, Aug. 17, at 9 a.m.

Situated on the shores of Pokegama Lake and nestled in Wisconsin’s Northwoods, the Lake of the Torches Resort Casino has a feel of a classic Northern retreat and reflects its Ojibwe culture and heritage. The casino has over 800 slot machines (including a non-smoking area), seven blackjack tables, a three-card poker table and three Texas Hold’Em poker tables along with Roulette and Craps tables, a high-stakes Bingo Hall seating up to 500 persons, the Woody’s Bar and Grill and the Eagle’s Nest Restaurant. The hotel has 101 well-appointed rooms, the Dancing Waters Lounge and the Woodlands Oasis pool area. The 8,500 square-foot Convention Center with the Hall of Nations offers an outstanding venue for entertainment, receptions, trade shows, meetings, presentations and seminars.

More information on upcoming events at Lake of the Torches is available at

Contact Information
Leana Schlecht
Director of Marketing
Lake of the Torches Resort Casino
1-800-25-TORCH, ext. 4016