Miracle Mile Shops July Events and Promotions

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MIRACLE MILE SHOPS JULY EVENTS & PROMORTIONS  

 

 

 

Miracle Mile Shops

July
Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is collecting donations in its fountain for USO Las Vegas, as part of the center’s Caring, Giving, Changing community campaign. Throughout July, all change tossed in the popular water feature and the center’s indoor rainstorm will assist in feeding troops traveling through McCarran International Airport.

Bath & Body Works
Now – July 7
Visit Bath & Body Works for the Big Semi-Annual sale featuring up to 75 percent off select items. Additionally, shoppers will enjoy $10 off any purchase of $40 or more. 702-836-0875

Cabo Wabo Cantina
July 4
Cabo Wabo Cantina welcomes Beau Doyle, the drummer from The Busker Kings, to the turntables on its Strip-side patio. Guests can enjoy 20-ounce red, white and blue daiquiris in souvenir glasses for $19. 702-385-2226

July 19
In honor of National Daiquiri Day, Cabo Wabo Cantina will serve up buy-one-get-one frozen daiquiris all day. Selections include Piña Colada, Strawberry, Margarita and Cherry Lemonade. 702-385-2226

Cashman Photo Magic
July
Buy one crystal and receive a second of equal or lesser value at half price. 702-792-3686

Club Tattoo
July 4 – 7
Enjoy 20 percent off all retail merchandise. 702-363-2582

Gap
Now – July 7
Shop Gap’s Red, Bright and Blue event and enjoy up to 40 percent off select styles. Additionally, all military personnel can enjoy 10 percent off. 702-862-4042

Las Vegas Fight Shop
July 4, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste visits Las Vegas Fight Shop for an autograph signing and meet and greet. Fans must purchase a poster or calendar to receive an autograph. 702-366-0502

July 4, 6 – 7 p.m.
Las Vegas Fight Shop welcomes UFC® Light Heavyweight contender Alexander Gustaffson, Brazilian UFC® Welterweight stand-out Erick Silva and legendary UFC® cutman Jacob “Stitch” Duran for an autograph session and meet and greet. 702-366-0502

July 5, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Former UFC® Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz visits Las Vegas Fight Shop for an autograph signing session. Fans must purchase a Punishment Athletics item to receive an autograph. 702-366-0502

July 5, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Las Vegas Fight Shop hosts an autograph signing with UFC® Hall of Fame inductee Forrest Griffin. Fans must purchase a UFC® Hall of Fame T-shirt to receive an autograph. 702-366-0502

July 7, noon – 2 p.m.
Frankie “The Answer” Edgar, former UFC® Lightweight Champion, hosts a meet and greet at Las Vegas Fight Shop. Guests must purchase an Affliction item to receive a photo or autograph. 702-366-0502

July 7, 1 – 3 p.m.
Former World Extreme Cagefighting champion and UFC® bantamweight fighter Urijah Faber, known as “The California Kid,” will visit Las Vegas Fight Shop to sign autographs and take photos with fans who purchase a Torque item. 702-366-0502

Pokerface kiosk
Now – Sept. 1
All poker sets are 10 percent off retail price. 702-350-4417

PBR Rock Bar & Grill
July 4, 7 – 9 p.m.
PBR Rock Bar & Grill celebrates Independence Day by offering a special cocktail menu featuring Patrón and Patrón XO Café Dark Cocoa Tequila. The drink menu features signature Rock-a-Rita and Tropi-rita cocktails, priced at $8 each. In addition to drink specials, guests will receive half-priced admission to the Rock Bar. 702-750-1685

Sophia Fiori Diamond Boutique
July
Enjoy a complimentary one-of-a-kind purse holder with any blue diamond purchase. 702-998-9550

TAGS Evolution
July
Enjoy 20 percent off all red, white and blue items. 702-998-8778

TRISTAR Sports Memorabilia
July 5-6, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
TRISTAR Sports Memorabilia will host a meet and greet with hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Hull. Hull will be available to take photos and sign autographs for fans. 702-534-1650

July 12, 2 – 3 p.m.
July 13, 1 – 2 p.m.
Former America football wide receiver Jerry Rice will visit TRISTAR Sports Memorabilia to take photos and sign autographs for fans. Fees apply. 702-534-1650

July 26, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
July 27, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Football Hall of Famer Joe Montana will host a meet and greet for fans at TRISTAR Sports Memorabilia store. Fees apply. 702-534-1650

About Miracle Mile Shops:
Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is a 1.2 mile retail/entertainment complex at the heart of the famed Las Vegas Strip featuring 170 specialty stores, 15 restaurants and live entertainment venues. The center is home to PBR Rock Bar & Grill, boasting a Strip-side location with excellent food, drinks and bull riding; H&M; Sugar Factory, the sweet shop adored by Hollywood’s hottest celebrities; American clothing line and complete lifestyle brand Original Penguin; Chicago popcorn legend Garrett Popcorn Shops’ only Las Vegas location; GUESS; Urban Outfitters; True Religion Brand Jeans; 15,000-square-foot bar and restaurant Cabo Wabo® Cantina; Las Vegas’ very own Sin City Brewing Co.; Club Tattoo, featuring some of the best tattoo artists and body piercers in the nation; the first House of Hoops by Foot Locker in the city; as well as a multi-million dollar fountain show. Miracle Mile Shops is owned by David Edelstein and Aby Rosen, in conjunction with leasing and marketing consultant Robert K. Futterman & Associates LLC.

 

Miracle Mile Shops is open 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday – Thursday and 10 a.m. – midnight Friday – Saturday. For more information, call (888) 800-8284 or visit www.miraclemileshopslv.com. Keep up with the latest Miracle Mile Shops news via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

 

Miracle Mile Shops Celebrates Independence Day Weekend with Events & Celebrity Appearances

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MIRACLE MILE SHOPS CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND WITH EVENTS & CELEBRITY APPEARANCES 

  

Cabo Wabo Cantina
July 4
Cabo Wabo Cantina welcomes Beau Doyle, the drummer from The Busker Kings, to the turntables on its Strip-side patio. Guests can enjoy 20-ounce red, white and blue daiquiris in souvenir glasses for $19. 702-385-2226

Las Vegas Fight Shop
July 4, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste visits Las Vegas Fight Shop for an autograph signing and meet and greet. Fans must purchase a poster or calendar to receive an autograph. 702-366-0502

July 4, 6 – 7 p.m.
Las Vegas Fight Shop welcomes UFC® Light Heavyweight contender Alexander Gustaffson, Brazilian UFC® Welterweight stand-out Erick Silva and legendary UFC® cutman Jacob “Stitch” Duran for an autograph session and meet and greet. 702-366-0502

July 5, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Former UFC® Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz visits Las Vegas Fight Shop for an autograph signing session. Fans must purchase a Punishment Athletics item to receive an autograph. 702-366-0502

July 7, noon – 2 p.m.
Frankie “The Answer” Edgar, former UFC® Lightweight Champion, hosts a meet and greet at Las Vegas Fight Shop. Guests must purchase an Affliction item to receive a photo or autograph. 702-366-0502

July 7, 1 – 3 p.m.
Former World Extreme Cagefighting champion and UFC® bantamweight fighter Urijah Faber, known as “The California Kid,” will visit Las Vegas Fight Shop to sign autographs and take photos with fans that purchase a Torque item. 702-366-0502

PBR Rock Bar & Grill
July 4, 7 – 9 p.m.
PBR Rock Bar & Grill celebrates Independence Day by offering a special cocktail menu featuring Patrón and Patrón XO Café Dark Cocoa Tequila. The drink menu features signature Rock-a-Rita and Tropi-rita cocktails, priced at $8 each. In addition to drink specials, guests will receive half-priced admission to the Rock Bar. 702-750-1685

TRISTAR Sports Memorabilia
July 5-6, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
TRISTAR Sports Memorabilia store will host a meet and greet with hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Hull. Hull will be available to take photos and sign autographs for fans. 702-534-1650

 

About Miracle Mile Shops:
Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is a 1.2 mile retail/entertainment complex at the heart of the famed Las Vegas Strip featuring 170 specialty stores, 15 restaurants and live entertainment venues. The center is home to PBR Rock Bar & Grill, boasting a Strip-side location with excellent food, drinks and bull riding; H&M; Sugar Factory, the sweet shop adored by Hollywood’s hottest celebrities; American clothing line and complete lifestyle brand Original Penguin; Chicago popcorn legend Garrett Popcorn Shops’ first Las Vegas location; GUESS; Urban Outfitters; True Religion Brand Jeans; 15,000-square-foot bar and restaurant Cabo Wabo® Cantina; Las Vegas’ very own Sin City Brewing Co.; Club Tattoo, featuring some of the best tattoo artists and body piercers in the nation; the first House of Hoops by Foot Locker in the city; as well as a multi-million dollar fountain show. Miracle Mile Shops is owned by David Edelstein and Aby Rosen, in conjunction with leasing and marketing consultant Robert K. Futterman & Associates LLC.

Miracle Mile Shops is open 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday – Thursday and 10 a.m. – midnight Friday – Saturday. For more information, call (888) 800-8284 or visit www.miraclemileshopslv.com. Keep up with the latest Miracle Mile Shops news via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Tito Ortiz to be Inducted into UFC Hall of Fame July 7

TITO ORTIZ JOINS PANTHEON OF OCTAGON® GREATS AS FORMER UFC® LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION INDUCTED INTO UFC HALL OF FAME

The Ultimate Fighting Championship®organization is proud to confirm that Tito Ortiz – the longest-reigning light heavyweight champion of all time and one of the biggest personalities in the sport of mixed martial arts – will be the ninth individual to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame.

Ortiz will be officially inducted at midday on July 7 at the UFC Fan Expo, meaning he will fight the final bout of his 15-year career against old nemesis Forrest Griffin at UFC 148 on July 7 as a confirmed UFC Hall of Famer. Ortiz is the first inductee since 2010, and joins Matt Hughes, MMA pioneer Charles ‘Mask’ Lewis, Mark Coleman, Royce Gracie, Ken Shamrock, Dan Severn as well as contemporaries Chuck Liddell and Randy Couture in the pantheon of Octagon immortals.

“It is a huge honor to be recognized as one of the greatest fighters of all time by the UFC,” Ortiz said. “To be inducted into the Hall of Fame is final proof that all the hard work and dedication, all the pain and sacrifices, were all worth it. To be able to walk to the Octagon one last time as an official UFC Hall of Fame level fighter is going to be humbling and awesome. I’m very grateful to have this opportunity to end my career on such a high like this.

“I want to thank my family for all their love and support and my fans for sticking with me through the bad times when being a Tito Ortiz fan wasn’t the coolest thing to be. Finally, I want to thank Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White for giving me so many opportunities over the years and for securing the future of the sport I love and have dedicated my life to.”

A brash, polarizing presence with bleached blonde hair and devastating takedowns, Ortiz made his UFC debut on May 30, 1997 at UFC 13. He smashed an entrant named Wes Albritton in 31 seconds and, within three years, had annexed the UFC light heavyweight title by beating the also soon-to-be legendary Wanderlei Silva. The Huntington Beach Bad Boy would go on to reign for a record three and a half years and had some of the biggest fights of his or any other era.

UFC President Dana White said: “Everyone knows the story of me and Tito and all the things that went on between us. A lot of it wasn’t fun at the time, but all that controversy and craziness is now part of the story of the UFC, and there’s no question that in his prime he was a huge star and one of the greats of his era.

“You can’t write the story of this era of mixed martial arts without Tito Ortiz, and that’s why he belongs in the Hall of Fame. He’s been in the UFC for 15years – and sticking around that long is an achievement in itself – and now he’s down to just 15minutes at UFC 148. Believe me, I know how proud and stubborn this guy is and I expect him to use everything he has left as a fighter to go out as a winner at UFC 148.”

UFC Chairman & CEO Lorenzo Fertitta said: “Tito is part of the fabric of our sport and of the history of our company. He’s given his life to mixed martial arts and gave all of us some hugely memorable moments as both a fighter and a personality outside the Octagon. He was a lock to go into the UFC Hall of Fame at some point, and I’m happy we could make this happen now so he gets to enter the Octagon for the final time as a reigning Hall of Famer. I think this will be an emotional goodbye for Tito and one final special moment for his fans.”

Ortiz aims to leave UFC 148 – and his career – as a winner.

“My name will probably always be linked with guys like Wanderlei Silva, Chuck Liddell and especially Ken Shamrock,” Ortiz said. “But the fights with Forrest were as good and competitive as any of them. When I first fought him, he was inexperienced and made a name for himself in doing so well against me. The next time we fought I was supposed to be over the hill, and I showed that I wasn’t finished by long shot.

“Now, I just want to prove I was the better fighter all along by winning the rubber match. I don’t want to go out on a sour note – I want everyone’s last image of me to be me in the center of the Octagon with my hand raised.”

UFC® 148: SILVA vs. SONNEN II will be available live on Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN, and in Canada on BellTV, Shaw Communications, Sasktel, and Viewer’s Choice Canada for a suggested retail price of $44.99 US/$49.99 CAN for Standard Definition and $54.99 US/$59.99 CAN for High Definition.

 

For more information or current fight news, visit www.ufc.com. All bouts live and subject to change.

 

About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®

Universally recognized for its action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe, the UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, headquartered in Las Vegas and with offices in London, Toronto and Beijing, UFC produces more than 30 live events annually and is the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world. In 2011, the UFC burst into the mainstream with a landmark seven-year broadcast agreement with FOX Sports Media Group. The agreement includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network annually, with additional fight cards and thousands of hours of programming broadcast on FOX properties FX and FUEL TV. This also includes the longest-running sports reality show on television, The Ultimate Fighter®, which now airs on FX.

 

In addition to its reach on FOX, UFC programming is broadcast in over 149 countries and territories, to nearly one billion homes worldwide, in 20 different languages. UFC content is also distributed commercially in the United States to bars and restaurants through Joe Hand Promotions, in English throughout Canada via Premium Sports Broadcasting Inc. and in French throughout Quebec via Interbox. The UFC also connects with tens of millions of fans through its website, UFC.com, as well as social media sites Facebook and Twitter. UFC President Dana White is considered one of the most accessible and followed executives in sports, with over two million followers on Twitter. Ancillary UFC businesses include best-selling DVDs, an internationally distributed magazine, UFC.TV offering live event broadcasts and video on demand around the world, the best-selling UFC Undisputed® video game franchise distributed by THQ, UFC GYM®, UFC Fight Club affinity program, UFC Fan Expo® festivals, branded apparel and trading cards.

Lagasse’s Stadium® at The Palazzo Las Vegas® Hosts Ufc 148 Viewing Party with Fighter Roy Nelson On July 7

LAGASSE’S STADIUM® AT THE PALAZZO LAS VEGAS® HOSTS UFC 148 VIEWING PARTY WITH FIGHTER ROY NELSON ON JULY 7

Eat, drink and meet UFC fighter Roy Nelson during the action-packed fight

WHAT: Lagasse’s Stadium at The Palazzo Las Vegas is one of the chief spots in Vegas to watch and meet top fighters. UFC heavyweight fighter and native Las Vegan Roy “Big Country” Nelson will walk the red carpet and host the lively and action-packed UFC 148 viewing party on Saturday, July 7.

 

Guests can enjoy an assortment of flavor-packed signature dishes from celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse and thirst-quenching beer and cocktails. With more than 100 HDTVs, including a giant 9-foot by 16-foot screen, mobile gaming and plush stadium seating, UFC enthusiasts can comfortably feast their eyes on MMA glory.

Food and beverage minimums apply for all seated areas. For dinner or Stadium seating reservations, please call Lagasse’s Stadium at 702.607.2665.

WHEN:                Saturday, July 7, 2012

7-10 p.m.          UFC 148: Former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva heads into the octagon to defend his title against Chael Sonnen. Another highly anticipated bout includes a rubber match between former UFC Light Heavyweight Champions Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz.

WHERE:             Lagasse’s Stadium, The Palazzo Las Vegas, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd., South

FORMER UFC CHAMPS GIVE THOUGHTS ON JONES VS. EVANS

EVERY FORMER LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP
PUMPED FOR ‘BONES’ vs. RASHAD
FORMER CHAMPS WEIGH-IN ON BIGGEST 205lbs FIGHT IN YEARS

 

Some of the greatest names in the sport’s pantheon have held and fought for the UFC’s 205lbs title since its inception in 1997, including Hall of Famers Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell and iconic fighters including Vitor Belfort, Tito Ortiz and “Rampage” Jackson.

The light heavyweight title – which was called the middleweight title until May 2001 – has been contested in some of the biggest and most exciting bouts in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization:

 

  • Tito Ortiz and  Ken Shamrock went to war for the 205lbs title in their epic November 2002 battle

 

  • The first ever clash of TUF coaches was for the light heavyweight belt, when Chuck Liddell KO’d Randy Couture to ignite his reign as champion

 

  • Liddell’s second fight with Ortiz at UFC 66 was one of the most anticipated – and successful – UFC title fights of all time

 

  • The 205lbs strap was also the first UFC belt to be unified with a PRIDE FC organization title, when “Rampage” Jackson defeated Dan Henderson over five rounds at UFC 75 in London, England, in September 2007.

 

  • The title was on the line in the 2008 Fight of the Year when Forrest Griffin ripped the belt from “Rampage” Jackson.

 

  • Current king Jon Jones became the youngest ever UFC world champion, aged 23, when he hammered “Shogun” Rua in March 2011.

 

Now, this Saturday night in Atlanta, the 205lbs division championship is again on the line in perhaps the most toxic grudge match in years, as Jones defends against former champion and former close friend “Suga” Rashad Evans.

“The light heavyweight division has always been a special weight class in the UFC,” said UFC President Dana White, “and the Jon Jones vs Rashad Evans match could be the biggest fight at 205lbs in years. The last time we had a 205lbs title fight with this much emotion and excitement around it was the second Chuck Liddell vs Tito Ortiz fight in December of 2006.

“Jon Jones is a freak of nature in mixed martial arts. Here’s a guy who got into the UFC after only a couple of years of training, came right out and started beating top guys using spinning elbows and all these other crazy moves, and he then wins the UFC title at only 23 years old. Jones is already on his way to being one of the best fighters to ever hold the UFC light heavyweight belt, which is phenomenal if you look at the killers who’ve held this belt.

“But anyone who counts Rashad Evans out of this fight is out of their mind. Look at what he has done: he won the Ultimate Fighter as a heavyweight, then not only beat – but stopped – champions like Tito Ortiz, Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin, and also beat top contenders like Michael Bisping, “Rampage” Jackson, and Phil Davis.

“He’s been in the UFC since 2005. It is 2012 now, and in that time he’s lost once. Rashad Evans is the most underrated fighter in the entire sport. No-one can deny he is one of the best fighters, pound-for-pound in the world.

“I’m pumped for Jones v Evans. This is going to be historic fight for the division on April 21.”

White isn’t the only one who is excited for the UFC 145 main event. Here, every former holder of the UFC 205lbs title weigh-in on the significance of the UFC 145 main event:

“Shogun” Rua, champion from May 8, 2010 to Mar 19, 2011
“They are two very smart, strategic athletes. Both of them fight thinking of their opponent’s strengths and weaknesses and think about how to fight the best possible fight to win. But I think Jon Jones has an advantage, since he is very hard to reach. He is not only long (limbed) but also fast and he can react very quickly, I know this. So, I think it’s going to be Jones’ match. However, let’s not forget Rashad is also very strategic. I believe Rashad will have a good gameplan and I am very interested to see what he will try to do in this fight.”

Lyoto Machida, champion from May 23, 2009 to May 8, 2010
“Jones vs Evans is a big fight for the fans and a big fight for the division. It is a very interesting fight; Jones is very unorthodox and is strong in all aspects of the game, but Rashad is a great wrestler and has the hand speed to catch Jones.”

Forrest Griffin, champion from Jul 5, 2008 to May 23, 2009
“This is a great fight. I’m glad I’m not fighting Jon Jones anytime soon, but I think Rashad has the right style to give him problems. There are so many emotions between these guys going into the fight, and I know the Atlanta fans will be getting their money’s worth. Jones looks very nasty, but I’m not going to underestimate Rashad. I kinda did that before once…”

“Rampage” Jackson, champion from May 26, 2007 to Jul 5, 2008
“Rashad has to go for it right from the start, for real. Rashad can’t play on the outside, you can’t fight no Jon Jones on the outside, believe me. Rashad is fast and can surprise you. He surprised me by faking a takedown and hitting me with a right hand which kinda stunned me. I think he can do that to Jon Jones, but he has to do it right away because the more time you give Jones, the harder it is to set him up for a punch. I think Jon Jones will win, but I think Rashad has a chance.”

Chuck Liddell, champion from Apr 16, 2005 to May 26, 2007
“Everyone is different but, I think, for most fighters getting into the Octagon with someone they don’t like is a great motivation in training. Every time you are tired or holding a little back, you think about losing to this guy you can’t stand and it helps you give 100%. That’s how I was with Tito, I couldn’t stand the idea of losing to him and so I trained harder.

“I’d love to know who really got the best of it when these guys trained together. You get a feeling for someone when you spar with them. That’s why I was so confident against Tito; I’d beat him up standing, wrestling and at BJJ when we trained together years before out fights and I knew I was in his head because of that. Listening to Rashad, it seems from watching the Primetime show that he feels he’s in Jon’s head a little. He sounds very confident and I think that’s based on experiences in the gym. I’m glad he is confident, because that’s something you have to have against Jones. If you don’t go after Jon you are in for a bad night.”

Vitor Belfort, champion from Jan 31, 2004 to Aug 21, 2004
“I think this fight will be great for the sport because Jones and Evans used to train together. That changes things, now they are going to fight against each other. We are in the new era of sport with these athletes like Jon Jones and the techniques they can do. Both guys have a chance to be the winner, and it could come down to who is better on that one night.  I am looking forward to seeing this huge fight.”

Randy Couture, two-time champion from Jun 6, 2003 to Jan 31, 2004 and Aug 21, 2004 to Apr 16, 2005
“I think it is going to be very interesting, Rashad has the speed and skills to win. Rashad has to avoid his propensity for standing up and just striking, which he has done in the past. He can’t just strike with Jones; if he does he will lose because Jon has more tools in the toolbox. Rashad has to take Jones down, not just once or twice but every single time he has any opportunity. If Jones is worried about getting taken down, that’s when Rashad can put his hands on him and do some damage. But he has to keep Jon guessing if it is a takedown or a strike that’s coming.

“I think Jones is super-talented and he is clearly getting better in each fight. He could turn into a very special type of champion. He poses some very unique problems in the Octagon – and so far no one has solved too many of them. I think this is a huge fight for the division. “Bones” Jones is very hot right now and with the personalities and the back story, it all hypes this up into a very interesting fight.”

Tito Ortiz, champion from Apr 14, 2000 to Sep 26, 2003 “Jones is looking very good. But Rashad is fast, man, and once he hurts you he’s on you. I’d like to see Rashad use his wrestling and takedowns and really mix it up. I think it will be a great fight.”

Frank Shamrock, inaugural champion from Dec. 21 1997 to Nov. 24, 1999
“This fight has a tremendous story behind it, with it having grown out of a friendship that went sour back when these two were teammates. The drama that’s fueling this is incredible. Fans can expect a fight that, stylistically, will be extremely challenging for Jones to overcome, and he’ll have fits with Rashad’s wrestling if he’s able to put Jon on his back. But ultimately, I see Jones being able to inflict more damage and walk away with the belt still in hand. This will be a fight that will not end as easily and devastatingly as Jones’s others have, but rather one of those moments in his career where he’ll have to pull himself up and battle until the final bell. In the end, this fight will help Jon become a better fighter and a better champion, and will endear himself to fans for years to come.”

Tickets for UFC®145, presented by MetroPCS, are on sale now through Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone (800) 745-3000, at all Ticketmaster Outlets, and the Philips Arena Box Office.

UFC®145 will be available live on Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN, and in Canada on BellTV, Shaw Communications, Sasktel, and Viewer’s Choice Canada for a suggested retail price of $44.99 US/$49.99 CAN for Standard Definition and $54.99 US/$59.99 CAN for High Definition.

For more information or current fight news, visit www.ufc.com. All bouts live and subject to change.

 

About Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Universally recognized for its action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe, the UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, and with offices in London, England, Toronto, Canada and Beijing, China, UFC® produces more than 30 live events annually and is the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world.

In 2011, the UFC burst into the mainstream with a landmark seven-year broadcast agreement with FOX Sports Media Group. The agreement includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network annually, with additional fight cards and thousands of hours of programming broadcast on FOX properties FX and FUEL TV. This includes the longest-running sports reality show on television, The Ultimate Fighter®, which now air on FX in an exciting new live format.

In addition to its reach on FOX, UFC programming is broadcast in over 149 countries and territories, to nearly one billion homes worldwide, in 20 different languages. UFC content is also distributed commercially in the United States to bars and restaurants through Joe Hand Promotions. The UFC also connects with tens of millions offans through its website, UFC.com, as well as social media sites Facebook and Twitter. UFC President Dana White is considered one of the most accessible and followed executives in sports, with nearly two million followers on Twitter.

Ancillary UFC businesses include best-selling DVDs, an internationally distributed magazine, the best-selling UFC Undisputed® video game franchise distributed byTHQ, UFC GYM®, UFC Fight Club affinity program, UFC Fan Expo® festivals, branded apparel, trading cards, and JAKKS Pacific articulated action figures.

 

Jenna Jameson Celebrates Her Birthday at Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Paris Las Vegas

Adult entertainment megastar Jenna Jameson kicked off her birthday celebration with dinner at Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Paris Las Vegas last night. The blonde beauty dined on bruschetta, artichoke dip, ahi, turkey and beef sliders, NY strip steak and roast chicken with close friends and husband, UFC fighter Tito Ortiz. Jameson also indulged in Sugar Factory’s milkshakes, which she thought were just were to die for. No birthday would be complete without a few candles to blow out, so the birthday girl received an extra special birthday dessert of delectable ice cream sundaes lit up with sparklers!

After dinner, Jameson, dressed in bright red Versace mini dress and heels, accessorized with an Alexander McQueen knuckle duster clutch and a Chanel necklace – both birthday gifts from her beau, Ortiz, browsed the aisles of the Sugar Factory retail store, filling her shopping bags with tons of candy. She loved the Buttered Popcorn Jelly Bellys and the Giant Five Pound Gummi Bear. She also snatched up plenty of apparel items, like Sugar Factory pajama bottoms, tunics and panties. But her most favorite item in Sugar Factory had to be the Hello Kitty designed line of Couture Pops, as she filled one of her bags with the adorable lollipops. After stocking up on sweets, Jameson headed upstairs for her birthday party at Chateau Nightclub.

A few tables down, Chad Rogers, of Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing,” was also celebrating his birthday with friends. The group toasted to the birthday boy with crystal flutes of Veuve Cliquot champagne.

Jenna Jameson with Tito Ortiz at Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Paris Las Vegas

Jenna Jameson enjoying dinner at Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Paris Las Vegas

Jenna Jameson with a Couture Pop at Sugar Factory at Paris Las Vegas

Jenna Jameson shopping at Sugar Factory at Paris Las Vegas

Photo Credit: David Becker/WireImage