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UFC® 182 Arena Spotlight: Viva Las Vegas

Posted by Rory Harris on Nov 6, 2014 4:40:00 PM

You can combine the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas with the grit and grappling of MMA with tickets to see UFC® 182.

The MGM Grand Garden Arena will feature one of the sport’s biggest rivalry fights of all time, Jon Jones versus Daniel Cormier, on Jan. 3, following all the New Year’s celebrations taking place in the entertainment capitol of the world.

Vegas_014Fast Facts:

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Opened: December 18, 1993

Capacity: 16,800 people

About the Venue

UFC-VIP-Experience-MGM-Grand-7MGM Grand Garden Arena is an iconic venue in Sin City. The four emerald green towers represent the biggest hotel resort and casino complex in the United States.

The arena itself features state of the art acoustics and has been home to everything from the American Billboard Music Awards to the new VH1 favorite, Divas Las Vegas.

The complex features free parking and valet for its guests. It also includes several pools in a six and a half acre outdoor complex, delicious restaurants like the famous chef’s Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, Brad Garrett’s Comedy Bar, and much more. The hotel portion has the second most amount of rooms than any other hotel in the world.

For guests’ benefit, the hotel casino features overhead pedestrian bridges to assist in visitor’s navigation to other hotels, bars, restaurants, and nightclubs. With an in-house spa, salon, shows, and even a wedding chapel, MGM Grand Hotel and Casino encompasses all of what Las Vegas is about.

The hotel is 30 floors tall and overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip.

New Year’s Events:

Prior to seeing one of the biggest fight cards of the year on Jan.3 at MGM Grand Garden Arena, you can ring in the New Year while living it up on the Vegas Strip!

Check out several of the biggest parties and events that the city will hold for the last night of the year.

Downtown Countdown Tribute Palooza New Year’s Eve – This larger than life Vegas party will feature 12 tribute bands on two different stages, starting at 6:15 p.m. You can also watch the firework show that will follow the countdown to midnight!

America’s Party Las Vegas New Year’s Eve 2014 -- Watch more fireworks being launched from the roofs of seven different hotel casinos, including the MGM Grand.

Cosmopolitan’s Ice Arena -- Step into a winter wonderland when you visit the Cosmopolitan’s New Year’s Eve Ice Skating Rink that promises to stay open until midnight!Vegas_014

The city, per usual, will feature an endless amount of Vegas shows and concerts leading up to and after New Years Eve. Famous for its parties, the city is sure to bring about celebrities and people from all over the world to start the New Year off right.

Entertainment acts like Britney Spears, Lil John and Lady Gaga are just a few that already signed to perform at various parties during the holiday.

Be There for UFC® 182 

Spend your New Years in Vegas to see UFC® 182! It’s not too late to book your tickets to UFC®182 and spend your New Years in Sin City! Get your tickets to see one of MMA’s biggest rivalries play out at UFC® 182 in the world-famous MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Make it an experience to remember with UFC VIP Experience that features access to in-venue VIP Hospitality Party Rooms, gourmet foods, premium bars, and behind-the-scene looks at the fighters and Octagon™ prior to the fight! Receive VIP extras you cannot receive any where else with your Official Source for a UFC VIP Experience!

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