MMA Xplosion Returns to Vegas Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on July 31st at The Joint

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Millennium Events is proud to announce the next professional MMA Xplosion fight card on July 31st at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. This exciting fight card will be headlined by Vitor Vianna, BJ Lacy, Jorge Lopez, and Eric Bradley. Top prospects such as Danny Davis, Angelo Antuna, Chidi Njokuani, and Michele Gutierrez will also be brought back after impressive wins on May 22 inside The Joint.

“After an extremely successful event this past May 22, we are very proud to be back at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino,” said MMA Xplosion co-founder Rani John. “We believe The Joint is a great venue for our branding and to showcase exciting MMA stars.”

Wanderlei Silva prospect Vitor Vianna has been the talk of the town since arriving at Wand Fight Team earlier in 2008. He will debut in Las Vegas on July 31st against BJ “The Beast" Lacy. Also on the card from Wand Fight team are crowd favorites Jorge Lopez, JJ Mix and Michele Gutierrez. Another exciting addition on the card will feature the dangerous and highly talented prospect Chidi Njokuani will make his return to The Joint, along with local favorites Danny Davis, Angelo Antuna, and Otis Ruiz.

Promoter Vlad Warton said, “Given the overwhelming success of our last show at The Joint, we are looking to sell out come July 31 and return to the Hard Rock with at least 2 more prestigious MMA Xplosion events before the end of the year.”

Tickets are priced from $30 and are on sale now at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Box Office, (702) 693-5222, or The event is open to all ages. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the first bell is at 7 p.m.

Take Down Sports Network will feature this fight live online all over the world available for viewers to access. With this high quality of video streaming, provides a service that allows viewers to watch and be a part of the action. *Las Vegas residents are excluded on the live streaming video.

About The Joint, by Rogue: In the great tradition of Las Vegas’ first rock venue, the new Joint’s commitment to rock and roll is unparalleled. Now double in size to the original, this highly upgraded version retains all the intimacy, charm and authentic rock experience as the original. State of the art sound rules the 2,951 seated venue (total capacity of 4,000). Offering up seven Luxury Suites, a VIP Studio level, superior video system and a production package tailor made for artist comfort, the Joint is the most sophisticated, intimate and authentic venue in Las Vegas. The property offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience featuring services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury hotel. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit or

About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, owned and operated by Morgans Hotel Group Co. (NASDAQ: MHGC) and equity partner DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, is a premier destination entertainment resort situated on 26 acres in Las Vegas. Built in 1995, the property recently completed its $750 million expansion in early 2010. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience with the services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury resort hotel. The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where such acts as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Nine Inch Nails and The Killers have all performed. Features of the property include an 11-story Hard Rock Hotel tower with 640 guest rooms, 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites and the all-suite HRH Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites; 72,000 square feet of casino space; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; the luxurious Vanity nightclub; Reliquary Water Sanctuary & Spa; BrannonHair salon; 4.8 acres of tropical pool paradise; Rehab, the trendsetting Sunday afternoon pool party; The Joint by Rogue concert venue, home to Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits; rock club Wasted Space; a 7,000 square feet Poker Lounge; restaurants including Rare 120 steakhouse, the Tuscan-style Italian eatery AGO, world-renowned Nobu, Johnny Smalls, Pink Taco and Mr. Lucky’s 24/7 diner; numerous cocktail lounges; several retail stores; and the Rock Spa/Health Club, a state-of-the-art fitness center. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit

Your coverage is cordially invited to this event. Please RSVP to Jay Wallace if you would like to attend, send a photographer or camera crew. Thank you.

MMA Xplosion Media Contact (Only):
Jay Wallace
215.530.0080 (cell)
702.898.4269 (office)


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