Mesquite Gaming presents its ultimate mixed martial arts amateur fighting championship event, “Mayhem in Mesquite IX,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 at the CasaBlanca Events Center at CasaBlanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa. In partnership with Barry Meyer’s World-Famous Tuff-N-Uff The Future Stars of MMA, the card includes fighters from gyms in surrounding areas, to include Nevada, Utah, Arizona and California.
“Our Mayhem in Mesquite events continue to grow and are only getting better each time,” said Ely Prussin, director of player development for Mesquite Gaming and founder of “Mayhem in Mesquite.” “The Tuff-N-Uff team has once again created a stellar lineup of fights and we’re looking forward to welcoming guests from Utah, Arizona, California, Las Vegas and beyond for a great night in Mesquite.”
The ninth installment of the popular Mayhem in Mesquite series will be a night of high-paced action, featuring a full roster of the brightest prospects in MMA. Xtreme Couture, Syndicate MMA, Cobra Kai, MMA Fusion, 9th Isle BJJ, Uprising MMA and UFC Gym are just a few of the top gyms being represented.
“Mesquite is Tuff-N-Uff’s home away from home and we love bringing the future stars of MMA to the CasaBlanca Resort & Casino,” said Tuff-N-Uff CEO, Jeff Meyer. “As usual, Tuff-N-Uff will be bringing some of the toughest male and female fighters in the country and I expect to see some of these fighters in the UFC someday soon.”
The Mayhem in Mesquite IX events schedule is as follows:
Friday, Aug. 12:
6 p.m.: Weigh-ins in the CasaBlanca Showroom
8:30 p.m.: Ring Girl competition and performance by the Spazmatics in the CasaBlanca Showroom
Saturday, Aug. 13:
1 – 4 p.m.: Pre-Fight Pool Party at the Lagoon Pool.
7 p.m.: Mayhem in Mesquite IX in the CasaBlanca Events Center
10 p.m.: Official “Mayhem in Mesquite” after-party will take place in the CasaBlanca Showroom, featuring The Saints of Las Vegas. Admission is free.
Doors open for the main event at 6 p.m. and food and beverage concessions will be available. Guests aged 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Advance tickets are $25 for general admission and $45 for floor VIP, $30 for general admission and $50 floor VIP on the day of the event and are available by calling 800.585.3737 or by visiting www.startickets.com or www.tuffnuff.com. Room specials are offered for the action-packed event weekend, with a rate of $55 at Virgin River and $55 at CasaBlanca with code MMAPK04. Reservations can be made by calling 702.345.6789.
For additional fight information and updates, visit the “Mayhem in Mesquite” Facebook page. Visit www.mesquitegaming.com and follow Mesquite Gaming on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Like Tuff-N-Uff on Facebook. Follow on Twitter. Subscribe on YouTube.
A 20-year old combat sports organization, the Las Vegas-based TUFF-N-UFF presents the best amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) action in the nation. It has given rise to some of the biggest stars in the sport today, including UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, as well UFC and Strikeforce veteran Ryan Couture and UFC welterweight Alan Jouban. TUFF-N- UFF has helped grow the careers of many other MMA athletes including Jessamyn Duke, Ashlee Evans-Smith, Tonya Evinger, Jon Fitch, Jesse Forbes, Chris Holdsworth, Brad Imes, Jimmy Jones and Jesse Taylor. In 2013, TUFF-N-UFF became the first combat sports organization to be included on the UFC International Fight Week schedule of events. In 2014, TUFF-N-UFF presented a second event Thursday, July 3 live from Texas Station, earning status as the first event promotion to be listed on the UFC International Fight Week schedule two years in a row. TUFF-N-UFF celebrated its historic 20th anniversary Saturday, June 7, 2014, with over 15,000 fans, in a sold-out live event inside the Thomas and Mack Center. In 2014, TUFF-N-UFF partnered with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) to present, as part of UFC International Fight Week 2014, the first-ever amateur MMA World Championships. In 2015, Las Vegas casino executive Bryan Lindsey acquired a major equity stake in TUFF-N-UFF and was named its COO and President. Jeff Meyer is the CEO of TUFF-N-UFF and runs the organization in dedication to his late brother, Barry Meyer, who founded TUFF-N-UFF in 1994. TUFF-N-UFF is committed to growing the sport of MMA and building the “Future Stars of MMA.” Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tuffnuff. Follow us on Twitter at @tuffnuff and Instagram at TuffNUff.
About Mesquite Gaming:
Mesquite Gaming, located 77 miles north of Las Vegas, includes Virgin River Hotel/Casino/Bingo and CasaBlanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa. A premier golf destination, Mesquite Gaming owns and operates The Palms Golf Club and CasaBlanca Golf Club. Combined, the two properties feature 1,186 guest rooms, 76,000 square-feet of casino space, with 1,600 slot machines and 36 gaming tables, 70,000 square-feet of meeting and convention space including an outdoor entertainment venue. For more information, visit www.mesquitegaming.com.
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