UFC Superstars Put Their Culinary Skills To The Test

UFC® SUPERSTARS PUT THEIR CULINARY SKILLS TO THE TEST IN THE ULTIMATE COOKOFF

Las Vegas – UFC® athletes will put their cooking skills to the ultimate test in a culinary showdown for fans during ‘The Ultimate Cookoff’ at Lagasse’s Stadium  – The Palazzo® Las Vegas on Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m. Athletes will receive a mystery box of ingredients and have the opportunity to transform their foods into a signature dish that will be judged by fight fans, foodies and a special celebrity Chef.

WHO:
Fabricio Werdum  
– UFC heavyweight champion

CM Punk   – UFC athlete

Johny Hendricks  – UFC welterweight contender

Luke Rockhold – UFC middleweight contender

WHEN:
Thursday, July 97 – 10 p.m. PT

WHERE:
Lagasse’s Stadium – The Palazzo® Las Vegas
3325 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

RSVP:
Claudine Grant, Public Relations Manager – claudine.grant@sands.com

For more information or current fight news, please visit UFC.com. To purchase tickets, please visit the Venetian Ticket office.

About THE VENETIAN LAS VEGAS

Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian Las Vegas features all-suite accommodations, exquisite restaurants by celebrity chefs and world-class entertainment and shopping. The luxury resort offers 4,028 elegant suites, including standard suites that are nearly double the size of the average Las Vegas hotel room. The Venetian is home to restaurants from celebrated chefs including Wolfgang Puck, Mario Batali, Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse and Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro. The resort also features Canyon Ranch SpaClub; a five-acre pool and garden deck; TAO nightclub; the Grand Canal Shoppes retail and dining mecca; a 120,000-square-foot casino and The Strip’s largest poker room; and more than 2.25 million square feet of meeting and convention space.  Dynamic live entertainment includes concert headliners at The Venetian Theatre; ‘80s rock musical “ROCK OF AGES;” Motown favorites from the multi-platinum quartet Human Nature; and the all-female comedy series LIPSHTICK – THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND UP. For more information, visit venetian.com@venetianvegas and facebook.com/venetianlasvegas.

About UFC®

UFC® is the premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization and largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. Headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo, UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that consistently sell out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. UFC programming is broadcast in 158 countries and territories to over 1 billion TV households worldwide in 21 different languages. The UFC has a multi-year broadcast agreement with FOX in the U.S., which annually includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network, as well as The Ultimate Fighter® reality television show and thousands of hours of programming on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2. In 2014, UFC launched UFC FIGHT PASS®, a digital subscription service that is available throughout the world with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content. The UFC organization also licenses over 100 UFC GYM® locations, and owns UFC.TV® (offering live event broadcasts and video on-demand around the world), UFC FIT® (an in-home fitness and nutrition program), UFC Magazine, and has a videogame franchise with EA SPORTSUFC Fight Club®UFC Fan Expo®UFC branded apparel, DVDs and Blu-rays and Topps Trading Cards. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFCTwitter and Instagram: @UFC.

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