WHAT: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino welcomes Las Vegas’ nightlife and casino
personalities as they battle it out during Fight Club 2: Charity Boxing
Tournament on Wednesday, May 20.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 20
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
First fight at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Joint
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
4455 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169
DETAILS: On Wednesday, May 20, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino teams up with SpyOnVegas.com and Grey Goose Vodka to present Fight Club 2: Charity Boxing Tournament inside The Joint. Las Vegas nightlife and casino personalities lace up their gloves for a good cause as they battle it out in support of Smile Train, the world’s leading cleft charity and Barry’s Boxing, a nonprofit organization in affiliation and coordination with USA Boxing. The evening will be comprised of 14 three-round bouts. Body English and Wasted Space will host the official after-parties following the event.
Tickets for Fight Club 2: Charity Boxing Tournament are $20 and available at The Joint box office. All proceeds benefit Smile Train and Barry’s Boxing.
About Smile Train
The Smile Train is the world’s leading cleft charity with thousands of partners and programs in 75 of the world’s poorest countries. Their mission is to help the more than 3 million children in developing countries who are suffering with unrepaired clefts. For as little as $250 and in as little as 45 minutes, they can provide cleft surgery that gives a child not just a new smile, but a new life. Since its beginning in 2000, The Smile Train has provided more than 360,000 free surgeries for children who would otherwise never have received it. For more information, please visit www.smiletrain.org.
About Barry’s Boxing
Barry’s Boxing is a nonprofit organization meant to help bring young men and woman off the streets and into a positive and encouraging environment in their pursuit of excellence in the sport of boxing. In affiliation and coordination with USA Boxing, Barry’s supports the hard work, dedication, motivation and inspiration it takes to be a true boxing champion. Barry’s Boxing teaches that one can only acquire these attributes through a disciplined life style. For more information, please visit www.barrysboxingcenter.com.
About The New Joint
The New Joint inherited its name from the legendary original Hard Rock venue and was designed by the renowned Montreal-based architectural design firm Scéno Plus. Double in size, The New Joint boasts the same atmosphere of the original venue, carrying on the up-close and authentic feel with the furthest seat in the house only 155 feet from the stage. The New Joint is a multi-purpose facility featuring a state-of-the-art sound system, an innovative lighting system, WiFi access throughout the venue, a full blogging station for press covering events, and 38 flat screens throughout the venue to guarantee the ultimate viewing experience. The New Joint’s $60 million project is part of the widely-publicized $750 million expansion the Hard Rock broke ground on in 2007; slated for completion in late 2009.
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