Celebrate 4th of July with UFC Fight Week and Fremont Street Experience’s Rock of Vegas
June 27, 2013 by VegasNews.com
Celebrate Fourth of July underneath the Viva Vision canopy with UFC Fight Week and Fremont Street Experience’s Rock of Vegas summer concert series.
Downtown Las Vegas gets in on the UFC Fight Week action as several events including meet-and-greets and autograph signings with UFC fighters and a special concert from Three Days Grace take over Fremont Street Experience.
The second annual UFC Fight Week, presented by Ultimate Poker, brings mixed martial arts fans from around the globe to Las Vegas from July 3-6 to celebrate their passion for the fastest growing sport in the world. Offering free concerts, pool parties, meet-and-greets and autograph signings, UFC Fight Week offers fans unprecedented access to the largest gathering of UFC fighters ever. UFC Fight Week culminates with one of the biggest sporting events of the year:
UFC 162: SILVA vs. WEIDMAN at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, July 6.
“UFC Fight Week is the ultimate way for fans to get pumped for the big fight and Fremont Street Experience looks forward to joining UFC fans from around the world in the celebration,” said Jeff Victor, president of Fremont Street Experience.
Schedule of Events:
Free Concert featuring Three Days Grace
Celebrate Independence Day underneath the Viva Vision Canopy as Fremont Street Experience and UFC host a free concert from Three Days Grace, presented by Bud Light, as part of the Rock of Vegas summer concert series on Thursday, July 4. The free concert will begin at 9 p.m. at the 3rd Street Stage.
On Thursday, July 4, Golden Nugget Las Vegas, El Cortez Hotel & Casino, The D Las Vegas, and Golden Gate Casino will host meet-and-greets and autograph signings with UFC fighters and Octagon Girls from 6 – 8 p.m. *Fighters and talent subject to change.
Golden Nugget Las Vegas:
- Cain Velasquez, UFC heavyweight champion
- Urijah Faber, UFC bantamweight
- Arianny Celeste, UFC Octagon Girl (7 p.m. – 9 p.m. only)
The D Las Vegas:
- Carlos Condit, UFC welterweight
- Clay Guida, UFC featherweight
- Rachelle Leah, UFC Octagon Girl
Golden Gate Hotel & Casino:
- Joseph Benavidez, UFC flyweight
- Gilbert Melendez, UFC lightweight
- Kenda Perez, Best of PRIDE host
El Cortez Hotel & Casino
- Benson Henderson, UFC lightweight champion
- Dominick Cruz, UFC bantamweight champion
- Chrissy Blair, UFC Octagon Girl
- Vanessa Hanson, UFC Octagon Girl
UFC 162: SILVA vs. WEIDMAN Viewing Party at Golden Nugget Las Vegas
Golden Nugget Las Vegas will host a special viewing party for the big fight on Saturday, July 6 in the Grand Ballroom at the Golden Nugget with a special appearance by “Mr. Wonderful,” light heavyweight Phil Davis.
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