REVEL BEACH, Atlantic City, N.J. (April 16, 2012) – Revel hosts the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) with a night of fights on Friday, June 22 in Ovation Hall. UFC is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization.
In the night’s five-round main event telecast live on FX at 9 p.m. ET, lightweight contenders Gray Maynard and Clay Guida collide in a bout that many believe could be an instant contender for Fight of the Year. The card also features New Jersey natives and UFC stars Dan Miller (Whippany, N.J.), Nick Catone (Englewood, N.J.), and Rich Attonito (Elizabeth, N.J.). Additional fights for June 22 will be announced on UFC’s website, www.ufc.com, in the coming weeks.
“The fans have been asking for us to come back to Atlantic City for a long time, and on June 22, we’re going to deliver an incredible night of fights,” UFC President Dana White said. “Atlantic City was where we held our first event as owners of the UFC in 2001 and I can’t wait to get back. This fight between Gray Maynard and Clay Guida could be one of the best of the year. Both of these guys fight at an incredible pace and I expect a five-round war.”
The event will take place in Revel’s Ovation Hall, designed by Scéno Plus, which creates an elevated experience for more than 5,000 fans. The transformative space, technical capability and sightlines combine to ensure that each guest has the ideal UFC experience.
UFC Fight Club members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to this event Wednesday, April 18 at 10 a.m. EDT on www.ufcfightclub.com. A special internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Thursday, April 19 starting at 10 a.m. EDT. To access this pre-sale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.
Tickets for UFC® on FX go on sale Friday, April 20 at 10 a.m. EDT and are priced at $350, $225, $125, and $75. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. Ticket prices do not include applicable service charges.
Universally recognized for its action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas across the globe, the UFC is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and with offices in London, England; Toronto, Canada and Beijing, China, UFC produces more than 30 live events annually and is the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world. For more information or current fight news, visit www.ufc.com. All bouts live and subject to change.
Revel, the $2.4 billion entertainment destination, opened its doors April 2 beginning with an eight-week preview culminating in the resort premiere on Memorial Day weekend. Spanning 6.3 million square feet and standing 47 stories tall in Atlantic City, Revel is bringing a true resort option to the Northeast.
The beachfront destination is smoke-free and has more than 1,800 rooms with an ocean view, two performance spaces, more than a dozen restaurants, two nightclubs, a dayclub, spa, beach club, retail shops and a casino.
To receive the latest updates on Revel, book a trip or learn more about the resort, visit revelresorts.com, become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/revel and follow @revelresorts on Twitter. Revel is located on the Boardwalk at Connecticut Avenue in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Revel Presents UFC on FX on June 22
A Showdown in Ovation Hall Features Lightweights Gray Maynard and Clay Guida in the Main Event; UFC Stars and New Jersey Natives Dan Miller, Nick Catone and Rich Attonito Also Set to Compete