Since the city's early days, Las Vegas has been known as a place for people to come and let off some steam. Whether gambling, drinking, or other vices, this city has always been where people can come to let loose and have fun.

In recent years, another activity has taken hold in Sin City: fighting. Boxing has always been popular in Las Vegas, with the city hosting some of the biggest fights in history, including the "Rumble in the Jungle" between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman in 1974. In more recent years, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao (2015) and Alvarez vs. Golovkin (2017) have taken place in the boxing mecca of Vegas.

The UFC has also made Las Vegas its home, holding most of its major events in the city. The organization's headquarters is even located in the city. With the popularity of boxing and the UFC, it was only a matter of time before another fighting organization made its way to Las Vegas.

That organization is MMA, and it has quickly become one of the most popular sports in the city. The MMA organization Bellator has made Vegas its home, holding many of its biggest events in the city.

Boxing Venues in Las Vegas

The MGM Grand Garden Arena

The MGM Grand Garden Arena is a popular boxing venue in Las Vegas, Nevada. It has hosted some of the biggest names in boxing over the years, including Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Oscar De La Hoya, and Mike Tyson. The arena has a capacity of 16,800 and is known for its intimate setting and great sight lines. The MGM Grand Garden Arena has been home to some of the most memorable boxing matches in history, including the “Fight of the Century” between Mayweather and Pacquiao in 2015. de la Hoya vs Mayweather, Jr. match was also held in this arena.

Tickets to the MGM Grand Arena can be bought online or through the box office. The arena is also available for private events and functions.

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Caesar's Palace

Caesar’s Palace is a world-renowned boxing arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It hosts fights in the Roman Plaza Amphitheater. The arena has hosted some of the biggest names in boxing, including Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, and Oscar De La Hoya. Caesar’s Palace has also been the site of several historic boxing matches, such as the “Thrilla in Manila” between Ali and Joe Frazier and the “Rumble in the Jungle” between Ali and George Foreman.

Caesar’s Palace is widely considered one of the best boxing venues in the world due to its large seating capacity, excellent sightlines, and state-of-the-art facilities. The arena is also known for its elegant Roman-themed decor, which includes statues, columns, and fountains.

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Mandalay Bay

Mandalay Bay Events Center is a 12,000-seat multi-purpose arena located within the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The venue hosts boxing and mixed martial arts events, concerts, and other live entertainment.

The Mandalay Bay Events Center has been home to some of the biggest fights in boxing history, including Oscar De La Hoya vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. (2007), Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley (2016), and Canelo Álvarez vs Gennady Golovkin (2018).

The Mandalay Bay Events Center is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Ticket prices for events vary depending on the event.

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Virgin Hotels Las Vegas Boxing

As the newest property on the Las Vegas strip, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas is quickly making a name for itself as a premier destination for boxing fans. The hotel’s luxurious amenities and prime location make it the perfect place to stay when in town for a fight.

From spacious and well-appointed rooms to a world-class spa and salon, Virgin Hotels has everything you need to relax and rejuvenate after a long day of sightseeing or watching the fights.

And if you’re looking to take in a show or two while you’re in town, Virgin Hotels has you covered there, too – the hotel is home to The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, which hosts some of the hottest shows on the strip.

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Park Theater

Opened in 2016, the Park Theater is a 5,200-seat state-of-the-art concert and boxing arena located at the new Park MGM resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The venue has hosted some of the biggest names in music and entertainment, including Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Cher, David Copperfield, and more. The Park Theater is also home to world-class boxing events, featuring some of the sport’s biggest stars. In 2018, the theater hosted the highly anticipated rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin.

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T-Mobile Arena

The arena has a capacity of 20,000 people and features exquisite audio and visual system. It is owned by MGM Resorts International and Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG). There are 160 luxury suites and 2,500 club seats and a variety of food and beverage options.

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Michelob Ultra Arena

The Michelob Ultra Arena has been home to some of the most iconic moments in boxing history. In May 2015, the arena hosted the highly anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, billed as “The Fight of the Century.” The fight set multiple boxing records, including the highest-grossing pay-per-view event of all time.

In September 2016, the arena hosted the highly anticipated rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin. The fight was one of the most anticipated boxing events of the year and resulted in a split-decision victory for Alvarez. The arena has a seating capacity of 12,000.

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Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall

As one of the premier boxing venues in Las Vegas, Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall is the perfect place to catch all the big fights. With a capacity of more than 4,000, this boxing arena provides ample seating for fight fans and those looking to enjoy the action.

In addition to being a top-notch venue for live boxing events, Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall also features a state-of-the-art sound system and LED lighting that creates an electric atmosphere no matter what fight is taking place. So whether you’re catching a championship bout or an amateur undercard, you can be sure that you’ll enjoy every minute of the action.

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Westgate Hotel & Casino

The Westgate Hotel & Casino boxing arena in Las Vegas has recently seen some of the biggest fights. The venue has a capacity of 12,000 and has hosted world title fights featuring the likes of Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, and Gennady Golovkin.

The arena is also home to the annual Top Rank Boxing on ESPN series, which features some of the biggest names in the sport. In 2018, the series featured Vasyl Lomachenko vs Jorge Linares, Terence Crawford vs Jeff Horn, and Oscar De La Hoya vs Bernard Hopkins.

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Las Vegas UFC & MMA Venues

UFC Apex

The UFC Apex arena is a world-class facility that has hosted some of the biggest events in MMA history. Located in Las Vegas, Nevada, the arena is home to the UFC and features a state-of-the-art Octagon, locker rooms, training facilities, and more. The venue has hosted numerous UFC events, including UFC 200 and UFC 202. In addition to being a premier MMA venue, the UFC Apex arena is also a popular destination for other sporting events, concerts, and conventions. The arena has a capacity of 15,000 spectators.

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T-Mobile Arena

The arena is home to the UFC and many other MMA organizations. The arena has a capacity of 20,000 people and features a state-of-the-art sound system and lighting. The arena is also home to several restaurants and bars, making it the perfect place to grab a bite before or after the fights.

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Mandalay Bay

Mandalay Bay is one of the most popular casinos in Las Vegas, and it’s also home to the UFC arena. The Mandalay Bay UFC arena is a large, state-of-the-art facility that can accommodate up to 12,000 fans. It’s also one of the most technologically advanced arenas in the world, with a massive LED video wall and a sound system that can reach up to 140 decibels.

The Mandalay Bay UFC arena has hosted some of the biggest events in UFC history, including two of the biggest fights of all time: Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz 1 and 2. It’s also hosted other major events, such as Ronda Rousey’s return fight against Amanda Nunes.

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MGM Arena

The arena is the home of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is the largest venue of its kind in the world. The MGM arena has a capacity of 20,000 people and features state-of-the-art audio and visual system.

The MGM UFC arena has hosted some of the biggest events in mixed martial arts history, including UFC 100, the most successful pay-per-view event in UFC history. The MGM Arena is also home to other MMA organizations such as Bellator MMA and the World Series of Fighting.

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Las Vegas Fight Schedule

Saturday 10th December 2022

UFC 282

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States
ESPN Pay Per View & BT Sport 1
Prochazka vs Teixeira
5 Rounds @ Light Heavyweight
UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
co-main event
Blachowicz vs Ankalaev
3 Rounds @ Light Heavyweight
Main Card
Ponzinibbio vs Lawler
3 Rounds @ Welterweight
Pimblett vs Gordon
3 Rounds @ Lightweight
Mitchell vs Topuria
3 Rounds @ Featherweight

Saturday 17th December 2022

UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States
ESPN+ & BT Sport 1
Cannonier vs Strickland
5 Rounds @ Middleweight
Main Card
Tsarukyan vs Ismagulov
3 Rounds @ Lightweight
Royval vs Albazi
3 Rounds @ Flyweight

Boxing: Martin vs Rivera

The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, United States
ShowTime
Martin vs Rivera
12 Rounds @ Lightweight

Saturday 4th March 2023

UFC 285

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States
ESPN Pay Per View & BT Sport 1
TBA vs TBA