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UFC, Three Square Partner for Fan Event

UFC, Three Square Partner for Fan Event

 

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will partner with Three Square Food Bank for an event on the fighting group’s Octagon Nation Tour.

The Octagon Nation Tour is an interactive fan experience which will combine with the Fight Holiday Hunger 48 Hour Food Drive. In addition to donating non-perishable food items or monetary gifts, visitors can test their skills at various fitness stations, check out the UFC gaming station featuring the Xbox Kinect UFC Trainer Experience, meet UFC fighters, and view the memorabilia exhibition highlighting 18 years of UFC history.

The tour stop takes place in the Walmart parking lot at 7200 Arroyo Crossing Parkway and runs from 8 p.m. Wednesday through 8 p.m. Friday, with events scheduled at the following times.

Thursday

Event: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Las Vegas 51s Tickets on Sale Today!

Las Vegas 51s  Tickets on Sale Today!

Today at noon, tickets officially went on sale for the 2011-2012 season of the Las Vegas 51s at Cashman Field. The 51s are a part of the Pacific Coast League, and a Triple A Affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. Tickets can be purchased at the Cashman Field box office from noon to 4:30pm Monday through Friday, or online at www.ticketmaster.com

The individual game tickets for the 72-game home season are priced at $10.00 (reserved), $13.00 (plaza) and $14 (field). The traditional $2.00 discount for Military personnel is offered on plaza and reserved seats throughout the season except for the “Fireworks Extravaganza” on Sunday, July 3 (all seats priced at $14.00). 

Wheelchair-Bound Athlete Performs Wild Stunts

LAS VEGAS -- There's a ramp, which leads to the skate park. But why would Aaron Fotheringham take the easy way? His whole life has been based on shock value.

"Sometimes, I'll roll up and act like I don't know where I'm going, and just drop in and it totally freaks people out. It's a good time," he said.

Born with spina bifida, and confined to a wheelchair since the age of 8, Aaron has taken a hardship and turned it into his good fortune -- performing tricks at skate parks.

"It's given me great opportunities to do stuff. I've gotten to travel a lot of the world," he said.

And the world usually watches in awe. Aaron has made himself into a cottage industry. Sponsors cover his costs when competing here and abroad, and there's usually a little left over. But sometimes those pay checks come at a price.

Las Vegas Baseball Player #1 Pick

LAS VEGAS -- Monday is a big day for a Las Vegas catcher. College of Southern Nevada player Bryce Harper has been selected as the number one pick in the Major League Baseball draft.

The Washington Nationals had the number one choice.

Harper went to Las Vegas High School and played last season at the CSN. He's just 17-years-old and has been called one of the best baseball prospects in years.

More Homeowners Falling Delinquent on Mortgages

LAS VEGAS -- The number of Southern Nevada homeowners delinquent on their mortgage payments has climbed steadily for the past several months. In some cases, it's people just willing to walk away from their homes, and in other cases, homeowners are holding out hope that they will get a loan modification.

In any given neighborhood, chances are good that a homeowner is the process of walking away from their mortgage. In the past, five months was typically the longest a homeowner could stay in their home until the bank would come knocking. But that is no longer the case.

Nick Nolf with The Nolf Group has been in the real estate business through the boom, the bust, and now the slow turn-around.