Victors of ‘Mayhem in Mesquite IX’ announced

Winner of “Mayhem in Mesquite IX,” Shane “White Orc” Shapiro, poses in the cage with his championship belt, August 13, 2016, CasaBlanca Events Center at CasaBlanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa | Photo courtesy of Quillin Advertising, St. George News

MESQUITE — Mixed martial-arts fans packed Mesquite Saturday to cheer on their favorite athletes in the 9th Annual”Mayhem in Mesquite” series at the CasaBlanca Events Center.

Living up to the hyped high-paced action, Mesquite Gaming, in partnership with Barry Meyer’s World-Famous “Tuff-N-Uff: The Future Stars of MMA,” held its mixed martial arts amateur fighting championship event, “Mayhem in Mesquite IX,” at the CasaBlanca Events Center at CasaBlanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa.

Shane “White Orc” Shapiro and Brant Moore in the ring during the “Mayhem in Mesquite IX” event, August 13, 2016, CasaBlanca Events Center at CasaBlanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa | Photo courtesy of Quillin Advertising, St. George News
Shane “White Orc” Shapiro and Brant Moore in the ring during the “Mayhem in Mesquite IX” event, August 13, 2016, CasaBlanca Events Center at CasaBlanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa | Photo courtesy of Quillin Advertising, St. George News

The popular Mayhem in Mesquite series drew a crowd of more than 1,000 to the CasaBlanca Resort.

In the end, Shane “White Orc” Shapiro, fighting out of the Xtreme Couture gym, took home the coveted championship belt during the 155-lb. lightweight bout in the third round.

The full winner list is as follows:

Sir Mosley and Cody Hamm of Las Vegas, Nevada (DRAW

Bryce Kim of Las Vegas, Nevada

Nick Estrada of St. George, Utah

Jose Aguayo of San Ramon, California

Drew Oetgen of Las Vegas, Nevada

Julius Lopez of Las Vegas, Nevada

Dominick Tim of Las Vegas, Nevada

Shane “White Orc” Shapiro of Las Vegas, Nevada

The card boasted the brightest prospects in MMA – Xtreme Couture, Syndicate MMA, Cobra Kai, Fusion MMA, 9th Isle BJJ, Uprising MMA and UFC Gym with fighters from Nevada, Utah, Arizona and California.

For additional fight information and updates, visit the “Mayhem in Mesquite” Facebook page. Visit www.mesquitegaming.com and follow Mesquite Gaming on FacebookTwitter and YouTube. Like Tuff-N-Uff on Facebook. Follow on Twitter. Subscribe on YouTube.

Mesquite Gaming, located 77 miles north of Las Vegas, includes Virgin River Hotel/Casino/Bingo and CasaBlanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa. A premier golf destination, Mesquite Gaming owns and operates The Palms Golf Club and CasaBlanca Golf Club. Combined, the two properties feature 1,186 guest rooms, 76,000-square-feet of casino space, with 1,600 slot machines and 36 gaming tables, and 70,000-square-feet of meeting and convention space including an outdoor entertainment venue. For more information, visit Mesquite Gaming online.

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