SAHARA LAS VEGAS TO HOST TUFF-N-UFF WEIGH-IN THURSDAY, MARCH 2
LAS VEGAS (Thursday, March 2)
Working media are invited to attend a weigh-in for Tuff-N-Uff 131 on Thursday, March 2 at the iconic SAHARA Theatre. The weigh-in will feature Tajikistan’s Muhammad “Hillman” Naimov (7-2) and Muay Thai’s Dylan “The Villain” Schulte (4-3).
On Friday, March 3, AZILO Ultra Pool & Lounge will host a spectacular VIP event to stream the fight live on UFC FIGHT PASS starting at 5 p.m.
With more than 25 years as a combat sports organization, the Las Vegas-based Tuff-N-Uff has become the premier amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. Tuff-N-Uff is the second longest-running MMA promotion in the US; behind only the UFC.
- Tajikistan’s Muhammad “Hillman” Naimov
- Muay Thai’s Dylan “The Villain” Schulte
Thursday, March 2
5:15 p.m. – Media to arrive
5:30 p.m. – Pros weigh-in
6:00 p.m. – Amateurs weigh-in
SAHARA Las Vegas
2535 S. Las Vegas Blvd.,
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Please RSVP to Jevaughn Williams at [email protected]
ABOUT SAHARA LAS VEGAS
SAHARA Las Vegas is an all-encompassing resort and casino with 1,613 guest rooms and suites in three distinctive towers – including the AAA® Four Diamond Alexandria Tower, more than 85,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, AZILO Ultra Pool, two rooftop pools and a collection of acclaimed restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. The inviting casino occupies 60,000 square feet and features approximately 600 of the latest slot and video poker machines, 50 classic table games, Infinity – a premium gaming lounge, The Poker Room at SAHARA Las Vegas and a sports book operated by global gaming leader, William Hill. An impressive selection of culinary and cocktail offerings includes Bazaar Meat by José Andrés™, named “Best Restaurant in Nevada” by Business Insider; famed Philadelphia sports bar Chickie’s & Pete’s; The Noodle Den from renowned Chef Guoming “Sam” Xin; CASBAR Lounge; Uno Más; Prendi; The Tangier; Zeffer’s and James Beard award-winning Chef Shawn McClain’s Balla. SAHARA Las Vegas is also proud to serve as home to MAGIC MIKE LIVE Las Vegas presented by Channing Tatum. SAHARA Las Vegas players can also enjoy the perks of an Infinity Rewards membership, a joint loyalty program between SAHARA and its sister property Grand Sierra Resort and Casino Reno, which gives players the opportunity to earn and redeem rewards across both destinations. SAHARA Las Vegas is a minority-owned business certified by the Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council. For more information, please visit saharalasvegas.com and stay connected on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
With more than 25 years as a combat sports organization, the Las Vegas-based Tuff-N-Uff has presented the best amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) action in the nation since 2003, giving rise to some of the biggest names in the sport, including former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, as well as UFC, Strikeforce and Bellator veteran Ryan Couture. Tuff-N-Uff has helped grow the careers of many other MMA athletes including Khalil Rountree, Cortney Casey, Aspen Ladd, Taylor Guardado, Cynthia Calvillo, Jordan Leavitt, Felicia Spencer, Cheyanne Vlismas, Joshua Quinlan and many more.
In 2013, Tuff-N-Uff became the first combat sports organization to be included on the UFC International Fight Week schedule of events. Tuff-N-Uff celebrated its historic 20th anniversary in 2014 with over 15,000 fans in a sold-out live event inside the Thomas & Mack Center. The same year, 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. Also in 2014, Tuff-N-Uff’s CEO, Jeff Meyer, was inducted into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame and honored with the Crystal Award for his contributions to martial arts. Dedicated to its founder, the late Barry Meyer, Tuff-N-Uff is committed to the sport of mixed martial arts and building the “Future Stars of MMA.”
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