Mesquite Gaming, Tuff-N-Uff mark monumental event with ‘Mayhem in Mesquite X’

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, Nev.– Mesquite Gaming presents its mixed martial arts amateur fighting championship event, “Mayhem in Mesquite X,” Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. at the CasaBlanca Events Center at CasaBlanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa. In celebration of the 10th installment of Mayhem, tickets are priced at just $10.

In partnership with Barry Meyer’s world famous Tuff-N-Uff The Future Stars of MMA, the card includes fighters from gyms in surrounding areas, including Nevada, Utah, Arizona and California.

Jamie Tayaba prepares for his match against Erik Van Der Lee, Mayhem in Mesquite VII Mixed Martial Arts event at the CasaBlanca, Mesquite, Nevada, Aug. 22, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News
Jamie Tayaba prepares for his match against Erik Van Der Lee, Mayhem in Mesquite VII Mixed Martial Arts event at the CasaBlanca, Mesquite, Nevada, Aug. 22, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

“Reflecting on the success we’ve seen with our previous nine Mayhem in Mesquite Events, the decision to add a December date was made,” Ely Prussin, director of player development for Mesquite Gaming and founder of Mayhem in Mesquite, said. “It’s really been a great ride and we look forward to this momentous night in Mesquite, to the electricity of the crowd as they cheer for their favorite fighters, and to a continued successful partnership with the “Tuff-N-Uff team.”

The 10th installment of the popular Mayhem in Mesquite series will be a night of fast-paced action, featuring a full roster of the brightest prospects in MMA. Xtreme Couture, Syndicate MMA, Cobra Kai, MMA Fusion, 9th Isle BJJ, Cedar City Jiu Jitsu, Uprising MMA and UFC Gym are just a few of the top gyms being represented.

“The excitement and energy at these Mayhem in Mesquite events is like nothing else and it’s exhilarating to see attendees cheering for fighters from their respective hometowns,” Tuff-N-Uff CEO Jeff Meyer said. “We’re going big for this 10th event and will bring some of the toughest male and female fighters into the country for the fans to watch.”

Mayhem in Mesquite X events schedule:

Friday, Dec. 2:

  • 6 p.m.: Weigh-ins in the CasaBlanca Showroom; all ages welcome.
  • 8:30 p.m.: Ring Girl competition and performance by the Spazmatics in the CasaBlanca Showroom – must be 21 years of age or older.

Saturday, Dec. 3:

  • 7 p.m.: Mayhem in Mesquite X in the CasaBlanca Events Center – ages three and over welcomed; minors must be accompanied by adult.
  • 10 p.m.: Official “Mayhem in Mesquite” after-party in the CasaBlanca Showroom, featuring Rebel Soul. Admission is free and guests must be 21 or older.

Doors open for the main event at 6 p.m. and food and beverage concessions will be available. Guests aged 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Advance tickets are $10 for general admission and $45 for floor VIP. Admission on the day of the event is $10 for general admission and $50 for floor VIP.

Jamin Tayaba (red trunks) vs. Erik Van Der Lee (black trunks), Mayhem in Mesquite VII Mixed Martial Arts event at the CasaBlanca, Mesquite, Nevada, Aug. 22, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News
Jamin Tayaba (red trunks) vs. Erik Van Der Lee (black trunks), Mayhem in Mesquite VII Mixed Martial Arts event at the CasaBlanca, Mesquite, Nevada, Aug. 22, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

Tickets are available by calling 800-585-3737 or by visiting Star Tickets online or Tuff-N-Uff online.

Room specials are offered for the action-packed event weekend, with a rate of $49 at CasaBlanca with code MMAPK05. Reservations can be made by calling 702-345-6789.

For additional fight information and updates, visit the “Mayhem in Mesquite” Facebook page. Visit Mesquite Gaming online and follow Mesquite Gaming on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Find additional information at Tuff-N-Uff online. Like Tuff-N-Uff on Facebook, follow on Twitter, and subscribe on YouTube.

About Tuff-N-Uff

A 20-year-old combat sports organization, the Las Vegas-based TUFF-N-UFF presents the best amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) action in the nation. It has given rise to some of the biggest stars in the sport today including UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, as well UFC and Strikeforce veteran Ryan Couture and 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. In 2015, Las Vegas casino executive Bryan Lindsey acquired a major equity stake in TUFF-N-UFF and was named its COO and President. Jeff Meyer is the CEO of TUFF-N-UFF and runs the organization in dedication to his late brother, Barry Meyer, who founded TUFF-N-UFF in 1994.

TUFF-N-UFF is committed to growing the sport of MMA and building the “Future Stars of MMA.”  Like us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 

About Mesquite Gaming

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, 70,000 square-feet of meeting and convention space including an outdoor entertainment venue.

For more information, visit Mesquite Gaming online

Event details

  • What: Mayhem in Mesquite X.
  • When: Saturday, Dec. 3. Doors open at 6 p.m.; event begins at 7 p.m.
  • Where: CasaBlacnca Events Center, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd, Mesquite, Nevada.
  • Admission: Advance tickets are $10 for general admission and $45 for floor VIP; $10 for general admission and $50 floor VIP on the day of the event.
  • Tickets are available by calling 800-585-3737 or by visiting Star Tickets online or Tuff-N-Uff online.
  • More information visit Mesquite Gaming online.

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