Affliction “Day of Reckoning”WELCOMES THE LIVEPERFORMANCE OF OZZY OSBOURNE at thomas & mack center ON Oct. 11Mixed martial arts event entertains with award-winning musician
Las Vegas – Heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne will perform live at Affliction “Day of Reckoning” on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Thomas & Mack Center. Presented by Roy Englebrecht Events, Donald J. Trump, Affliction Entertainment in association with Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, the mixed martial arts event will be the first Affliction show in the Las Vegas area.
“To bring the ‘Godfather of Heavy Metal’ to our event is a dream come true,” said Tom Atencio, vice president of Affliction Entertainment. “An incredible fight card combined with Ozzy’s live performance, our fight in Las Vegas will be an unforgettable event.”
With a career spanning for more than 37 years, Ozzy has entertained in front of millions worldwide. The Grammy Award-winning rocker has released more than 20 solo albums including his first solo record, the multi-platinum Blizzard of Ozz to 2007’s success of Black Rain. Ozzy has continuously released chart-topping hits including “Dreamer,” “No More Tears” and “Mamma I’m Coming Home.” In 2002, Ozzy and his family gained national appeal with their record-breaking reality show “The Osbournes” on MTV. From singing sensation to reality star, Ozzy Osbourne epitomizes the free artistic expression that transcends true rock culture around the globe.
“Every performance needs a little blood,” said Ozzy Osbourne. “I look forward to seeing the fighters get roughed up a bit. Performing in Las Vegas is always a good time.”
Coming off the success of its inaugural fight card, “Affliction Banned,” Roy Englebrecht Events in association with Affliction Entertainment presents Affliction “Day of Reckoning” featuring the WAMMA Heavyweight elimination match between Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett.
Other fighters stepping into the ring that evening will include Matt Lindland, a native of Oregon City, Oregon; International Fight League light heavyweight champion Vladimir Matyushenko taking on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira; Mike “Quicksand” Pyle battling with Jason High and Las Vegas native Roy “Big Country” Nelson against Paul “The Headhunter” Buentello.
Tickets for Affliction “Day of Reckoning” and are available online at www.unlvtickets.com or by calling 702.739.FANS. Ticket prices range from $75 to $500. Arlovski vs. Barnett is available live on cable and satellite pay-per-view and closed circuit television.
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About Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino:
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is a joint venture partnership involving Robert Earl, Founder and CEO of Planet Hollywood International Inc, Bay Harbour Management LLC, and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc and is a member of the Starwood Preferred Guest program. The hottest new property on the Las Vegas Strip, Planet Hollywood features over 100,000 square feet of gaming, fine dining restaurants including KOI and Strip House, an award-winning buffet, casual dining options, lounges, Privé nightclub, Planet Hollywood Spa by Mandara, and is the home of STOMP OUT LOUD. The property is encircled by Miracle Mile Shops with over 170 specialty stores and restaurants. For more information log onto www.planethollywood.com.
About Roy Englebrecht Events:Roy Englebrecht is owner of Roy Englebrecht Events California’s third largest fight promotions company, which includes world champion Oscar De La Hoya as a minority partner. Oscar De La Hoya purchased Roy Englebrecht’s promotions company in December of 2001 and Golden Boy Promotions was formed. In a restructuring of Golden Boy Promotions at the end of 2004, Roy Englebrecht Events was again reestablished, and promotes and owns all non-televised boxing shows that were previously promoted by Golden Boy Promotions.
WAMMA is a multifaceted fighter and fan forward organization dedicated to leading the sport of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) to unprecedented levels of integrity, legitimacy and prosperity. With the help of forward-looking MMA promotions, WAMMA has created an environment where fighters from all organizations have the opportunity to openly compete to be the one true, undisputed champion in their respective weight classes based on WAMMA’s objective MMA Rankings. WAMMA’s newly created Fighter Advisory Board, co-chaired by MMA legend Randy “The Natural” Couture and world-renowned trainer and five-time UFC champion Pat Miletich, will offer a unique resource for fighters.