at Cannery Hotel Casino
Tickets, which start at just $25, are on sale now
LAS VEGAS –Tuff-N-Uff returns to action on Saturday, May 15, when mixed martial arts’ premier amateur organization heads to the Cannery Hotel Casino in North Las Vegas for the latest installment of the promotion’s famed “Festibrawl” events.
The latest edition of Tuff-N-Uff’s now-legendary nights of entertainment will be filled with a full roster of the brightest prospects in MMA, live music, free beer tasting and a host of gourmet food trucks.
“Tuff-N-Uff: The Future Stars of MMA” sees fighters from across the state of Nevada – not to mention Arizona, California, Iowa and Texas – come together for a full night of intriguing matchups featuring the top up-and-coming athletes in the sport today. Two championship contests serve as the headlining matchups.
“If you’ve ever been to a Tuff-N-Uff event, you know you’re going to see the top prospects in the world enter our cage,” Tuff-N-Uff exec and co-founder Jeff Meyer said. “But our ‘Festibrawl’ events take things to a different level, with a little something for everyone on hand to create a can’t-miss event.”
Highlights on the fighting lineup include Mix It Up Academy fighter Brandon “The Brute” Schneider (3-2) taking on fellow Tuff-N-Uff veteran Mike “The Jersey Devil” Florio (7-2) for the vacant Tuff-N-Uff light heavyweight title, as well as Tuff-N-Uff flyweight champion and Torres MMA Sport product Victor Mabin (7-6) defending his belt against UFC Gym fighter Jamin Tayaba (7-5).
The first Tuff-N-Uff fight is at 7 p.m. PT local time, and doors to the venue open one hour earlier for the “Festibrawl” pre-party.
In addition to the night’s featured contests, “Tuff-N-Uff: The Future Stars of MMA” will feature a full lineup of 12+ bouts featuring top amateur talent from Las Vegas and around the nation. Top camps represented on the card include American Kickboxing Academy, Carlson Gracie, Drysdale Jiu-JItsu, Pit MMA, Syndicate MMA, UFC Gym, Wand Fight Team and Xtreme Couture, among others.
Tickets for the May 15 “Feastibrawl” event, which start at just $25, are available at Tuff-N-Uff’s official website, tuffnuff.com, and Ticketmaster.com (http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/17004E44CAC34E4D).
The full fight card is available for viewing at TuffNUff.com. Like Tuff-N-Uff on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tuffnuff. Follow us on Twitter at @tuffnuff.
Tuff-N-Uff would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support of this event:
Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys, Lexus of Las Vegas, Lee’s Discount Liquors, Vegas Discount Nutrition, Raptor Plumbing, Palmer Electric, Terrible Herbst, Lemper Pain Centers, Blondies Bail, Port Of Subs, Sport Clips, Hayabusa, RideNow Powersports, Las Vegas Billboards, Cauliflower Culture and Las Vegas Lighting.
Come see the future stars of mixed martial arts.
About Tuff N Uff:
A 20-year old 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 the biggest star in the sport today, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, as well UFC and Strikeforce veteran Ryan Couture and newly-signed UFC welterweight Alan Jouban. Tuff-N-Uff has helped grow the careers of many other MMA athletes including Jessamyn Duke, Ashlee Evans-Smith, Tonya Evinger, Jon Fitch, Jesse Forbes, Chris Holdsworth, Brad Imes, Jimmy Jones and Jesse Taylor. In 2013, Tuff-N-Uff became the first combat sports organization to be included on the UFC International Fight Week schedule of events. In 2014, Tuff-N-Uff presented a second event Thursday, July 3 live from Texas Station, earning status as the first event promotion to be listed on the UFC International Fight Week schedule two years in a row. Tuff-N-Uff celebrated its historic 20th anniversary Saturday, June 7, 2014, with over 15,000 fans, in a sold-out live event inside the Thomas and Mack Center. In 2014, 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 MMA and building the “Future Stars of MMA.”