Mesquite Gaming, in partnership with Barry Meyer’s World-Famous Tuff-N-Uff The Future Stars of MMA, held its mixed martial arts amateur fighting championship event, “Mayhem in Mesquite IX,” Aug. 13 at the CasaBlanca Events Center at CasaBlanca Resort. The ninth installment of the popular Mayhem in Mesquite series drew a crowd of more than 1,000 to the CasaBlanca Resort. In the end, Shane “White Orc” Shapiro, fighting out of the Xtreme Couture gym, took home the coveted championship belt during the 155-lb. lightweight bout in the third round.
The card featured MMA fighters from Xtreme Couture, Syndicate MMA, Cobra Kai, Fusion MMA, 9th Isle BJJ, Uprising MMA, and UFC Gym with fighters from Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and California.
The full winner list is as follows:
—Sir Mosley and Cody Hamm of Las Vegas, Nevada (draw).
—Bryce Kim of Las Vegas, Nevada.
—Nick Estrada of St. George, Utah.
—Jose Aguayo of San Ramon, California.
—Drew Oetgen of Las Vegas, Nevada.
—Julius Lopez of Las Vegas, Nevada.
—Dominick Tim of Las Vegas, Nevada.
—Shane “White Orc” Shapiro of Las Vegas, Nevada.
For additional fight information and updates, visit the “Mayhem in Mesquite” Facebook page or mesquitegaming.com.
Mesquite Gaming, located 77 miles north of Las Vegas, includes Virgin River Hotel and CasaBlanca Resort. A premier golf destination, Mesquite Gaming owns and operates The Palms Golf Club and CasaBlanca Golf Club. Combined, the two properties feature 1,186 guest rooms, 76,000 square-feet of casino space, with 1,600 slot machines, 36 gaming tables, and 70,000 square feet of meeting and convention space including an outdoor entertainment venue.
Image 2: Winner of “Mayhem in Mesquite IX,” Shane “White Orc” Shapiro, poses in the cage with his championship belt on Saturday, Aug. 13 at the CasaBlanca Events Center at CasaBlanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa.