MAIN EVENT: UNDEFEATED OSCAR SANCHEZ vs. UNDEFEATED CASEY KENNEY
CO-MAIN EVENT: ROMA PAWELEK vs. ASPEN LADD
Tickets On Sale Now Starting at $25 through www.TuffNUff.com
Las Vegas, NV - The nation's premier amateur mixed martial arts promotion, Tuff-N-Uff, today officially announced it will bring its exciting live MMA action to downtown Las Vegas for an action-packed night of fights Friday, August 1st live from The Plaza.
Tickets for Tuff-N-Uff: The Future Stars of MMA are on sale now starting at $25 and are available online through www.TuffNUff.com. Ticket prices do not include applicable service charges. Tickets are also available at the Plaza Box Office. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. PT; first bout starts at 7:00 p.m. PT. Tickets will be $30 the day of the event.
“We are excited to have all of our loyal Tuff-N-Uff fans with us at The Plaza in downtown Las Vegas on Friday, August 1st,” said Jeff Meyer, CEO, Tuff-N-Uff. “We pride ourselves on putting on the best amateur MMA fights in the nation, and this card will be no exception with Oscar Sanchez taking on Casey Kenney in the main event, and the women’s super fight, Roma Pawelek vs. Apsen Ladd, as our co-main event. I’m excited to see everyone come downtown August 1st and cheer on our Future Stars of MMA.”
Tuff-N-Uff’s August 1st main event is a battle between two of the fastest rising flyweights on the amateur circuit with Oscar Sanchez (4-0) taking on Casey Kenney (5-0). Both undefeated, each like to push the pace and finish fights. A fan favorite in Las Vegas, Sanchez hails from the local Torres Gym, while Kenney trains with the highly respected Chris Cariaso out of Rise Combat Sports in Tucson, Ariz.
In the night’s co-main event, the unbeaten law school student Roma Pawelek (5-0) squares off with Aspen Ladd (7-1) in a women’s amateur bantamweight super fight. Both women are considered top prospects in their weight class. Both on the cusp of turning pro, they face off on August 1st for the most important fight in their amateur career.
More fights for the August 1st edition of Tuff N Uff: Future Stars of MMA will be announced soon.
*All bouts live and subject to change.
About Tuff N Uff:
A 20-year old combat sports organization, the Las Vegas-based Tuff-N-Uff has presented the best amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) action in the nation since 2003, giving rise to the biggest star in the sport today, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, as well UFC and Strikeforce veteran Ryan Couture and newly-signed UFC welterweight Alan Jouban. Tuff-N-Uff has helped grow the careers of many other MMA athletes including Jessamyn Duke, Ashlee Evans-Smith, Tonya Evinger, Jon Fitch, Jesse Forbes, Chris Holdsworth, Brad Imes, Jimmy Jones and Jesse Taylor. In 2013, Tuff-N-Uff became the first combat sports organization to be included on the UFC International Fight Week schedule of events. In 2014, Tuff-N-Uff presented a second event Thursday, July 3 live from Texas Station, earning status as the first event promotion to be listed on the UFC International Fight Week schedule two years in a row. Tuff-N-Uff celebrated its historic 20th anniversary Saturday, June 7, 2014, with over 15,000 fans, in a sold-out live event inside the Thomas and Mack Center. In 2014, Tuff-N-Uff partnered with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) to present, as part of UFC International Fight Week 2014, the first-ever amateur MMA World Championships. Dedicated to its founder, the late Barry Meyer, Tuff-N-Uff is committed to the sport of MMA and building the "Future Stars of MMA."