Friday, February 16, 2007

Venue & Fights Announced For Next UFC Fight Night Event

'The Pearl' to Hold UFC Fight Night April 5th

The Pearl to Hold the Venue’s First Ever UFC® Fight Night™ Live April 5

Main event will air on Spike TV featuring lightweights Joe “Daddy” Stevenson vs. Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard

Las Vegas, Nev. • February 16, 2007 • The first ever UFC® Fight Night™ live from The Pearl at The Palms Casino Resort is set to take place on April 5 and be telecast live to millions of fans on Spike TV. The UFC Fight Night series on Spike TV feature many of the biggest names in the world of mixed martial arts and this main event of the inaugural fight at The Pearl will be no exception featuring lightweights Joe “Daddy” Stevenson vs. Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard.

“Having The Pearl host the April 5 Fight Night shows the versatility of the theater for live entertainment. The first year of entertainment in The Pearl just keeps getting larger • to partner with a brand like the UFC is huge and we look forward to a lasting relationship,” said Palms owner George Maloof.

UFC Fight Night 9 — April 5 on Spike TV
The Pearl at The Palms in Las Vegas, Nev.

Joe Stevenson vs. Melvin Guillard
Kenny Florian vs. Dokonjonosuke Mishima
Wander Braga vs. Kurt Pellegrino
Kuniyoshi Hironaka vs. Jeff Joslin
Antoni Hardonk vs. Frank Mir
Wilson Gouveia vs. Hector Ramirez
Naoyuki Kotani vs. Thiago Tavares
Roan Carneiro vs. Anthony Torres

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