The facility, which will be home to “Dana White’s Contender Series” and “The Ultimate Fighter,” is adjacent to the company’s global headquarters in Las Vegas.
After serving as sports editor of both the Silverado Star and UNLV Rebel Yell, the Detroit native remained in Las Vegas and embarked on his professional journalism career at the Review-Journal in 2002. He has covered mixed martial arts and prep sports while helping coordinate online and social media coverage for nearly every major sporting event to come through the valley.
The lightweight champion said again this week that he thinks he was treated unfairly compared to Conor McGregor after a brawl broke out following their fight in October.
Golden State is no longer in its customary position as favorites to win the NBA title as it enters an uncertain offseason with injuries to two of its star players who may not even return to the team.
Despite fairly balanced action on Thursday night’s Game 6, the additional handle a potential Game 7 would generate has local bookmakers hoping the Warriors can extend the series.
The Blues were as high as 300-1 to win the Stanley Cup title when they were in last place in January, giving bettors a chance to cash in big after St. Louis’ Game 7 win.
Action has been fairly equal on the Blues and Bruins in Game 7, but several Las Vegas sportsbooks have big liability on St. Louis in the futures market.
The six-time runner-up was 30-1 at the Westgate as of Tuesday afternoon for the tournament, which begins Thursday at Pebble Beach. Dustin Johnson is the favorite at 7-1.
The Raptors have been as high as a 3.5-point favorite for Monday’s Game 5 as they look to close out the Golden State Warriors at home in the NBA Finals. That’s no longer the case.
The women’s flyweight champion knocked Jessica Eye cold with a head kick early in the second round of the main event at UFC 238 in Chicago
The flyweight champ, who will fight Moraes for the vacant bantamweight title Saturday, showed up to media day in a robe and crown before pulling a few items out of a hat.
France might be the favorite to win the Women’s World Cup even if the U.S. is the top betting choice in Las Vegas.
Golden State has attracted 55 percent of the point spread tickets and 48 percent of the money-line wagers at the Westgate sportsbook as of 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Public money helped the number settle back at Toronto minus-1 at the Westgate sportsbook and most other books. A few books had moved the game to pick.
A strong connection between Brown and Raiders quarterback Derek Carr would certainly help rejuvenate a mediocre passing attack that accounted for just 19 passing touchdowns last season.