“ Take me out to the ballpark” has a new meaning to Biloxi fight fans this October! Atlas Fights has partnered with Tim Bennett, President of Overtime Sports and American Star Vodka, along with Beau Rivage Resort & Casino to present, “Atlas Fights 26,” a LIVE Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) cage fighting event, on Saturday, Oct. 24 inside MGM Park at Beau Rivage.
Atlas Fights has 10 action packed MMA fights scheduled, including four championship title fights from the most talented MMA fighters in the Southeast region. Jason “The Kid” Knight, Aaron “Yoda” Williams, James Mackels, Joshua Davila, Rance Jones, Jr. and Robert Turnquest are just a few headliner names that will be featured on the Main Card for this event.
Anthony Gibson, Executive Director of Entertainment for Mississippi Operations, said, “I’m very happy Beau Rivage is in partnership to bring new events to MGM Park. It’s important to our community that we utilize MGM Park in a variety of ways—not only baseball—and I am looking forward to this event.”
UFC Heavyweight Fighter and former two-time BCS National Football Champion, Shawn “Savage” Jordan will be among the special guests for this event. Jordan is a former fullback with LSU, winning two championships during his college career and is currently listed as one of the Top 20 heavyweight fighters in the world.
Doors at MGM Park will open at 6:00 p.m. Oct. 24 and fights start at 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or the MGM Park box office. General admission tickets start at $22, reserved tickets are $32, box level seats are $37 and club level are $52. VIP party tables, VIP party suites, first and third base party decks and Mercedes Benz Club seating is also available by contacting Atlas Fights at (228) 348-2646. For more information visit www.beaurivage.com www.Facebook.com/AtlasFights or www.AtlasFight.com. An official after-party is scheduled at Coast Nightclub on Oct. 24 immediately after the event.
MGM Park opened in June and is home to the Biloxi Shuckers, AA affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. The stadium seats approximately 6,000 and parking is free at Beau Rivage.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Mary Cracchiolo Spain, MGM Resorts International Mississippi Operations, 228.386.7134, firstname.lastname@example.org