One of the largest amateur mixed martial arts events in the world will take place on Saturday, May 30, as over 100 fighters from 14 states are currently registered to fight in the Tuff-N-Uff Open Invitational at the Orleans Arena.
“We are excited to bring an amateur mixed martial arts event of this magnitude to Las Vegas and the Orleans Arena,” said Barry Meyer, President and Founder of Tuff-N-Uff. “The dozens of male and female fighters squaring off in this event represent the true future stars of MMA.”
A little over a year ago, Tuff-N-Uff set the standard in sanctioned amateur MMA events showcasing the “Future stars of MMA” in sold-out ballroom events. The Tuff-N-Uff Open Invitational on May 30 takes amateur MMA in Las Vegas to a new level by showcasing what will soon be more than 100 of the top future star MMA talent in one place – the Orleans Arena.
Following the open invitational and a brief intermission, the “Future Stars of MMA: USA vs Mexico” main event begins at 8 p.m. Headlining is an international battle for MMA supremacy, as a team of up-and-coming fighters from Mexican-based Team Combate Extremo make their way to Las Vegas to square off with a the best amateur MMA fighters America has to offer.
“We would like to thank the local fans and fighters for their support as well as our generous sponsors, including The Orleans Hotel and Casino, TapouT, Hitman Fightgear, Las Vegas Nutrition Centers, On The Mat, Ed Hardy, Humble Me Clothing, Rupture Fight Wear, Gamma-O, Toe 2 Toe, Antagonist MMA, Game Over Fight Wear, Title MMA, Sin City Fight Gear, Dominance Fight Gear, The Gun Store of Las Vegas, Goodfellas Bail Bonds and Celebrity Coach,” said Jeffrey Meyer, Vice President of Tuff-N-Uff.
Tickets for the event go on sale Saturday, May 9, priced from $25 with a portion of all ticket proceeds benefiting St. Judes, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, The Shade Tree and other local charities. To purchase tickets, please visit any Coast Casino Box Office or call 702.284.7777. For more information visit the event website at www.tuffnuff.net.
Fans can pick up 2-for-1 coupons at any Las Vegas Terrible Herbst convenience store and gas stations, Las Vegas Nutrition Centers and On The Mat fight shops.