What to expect in Vegas (UFC 168)

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  1. DarkneT

    DarkneT Small dick gang Platinum Member

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    Hey guys, I'm going to the mgm over Christmas, first time in Vegas ever, I'm a Brit
    I can't afford 168 tickets but was just wondering what the deal is over there,
    Are the weigh ins inside the arena and they are free right?
    Also how do I go about watching 168 that night is there plenty of sports bars and stuff?
    (We have nothing like that here)
    And do you think there's a good chance of bumping into fighters as I'm in the mgm ?
    Cheers boys and help would be awesome
     
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    Expect hoes, blow, gambling and some more hoes. And yea I guess the UFC.

    But yea you will definitely bump into fighters at the MGM, and there are ALOT of bars/restaurants in vegas showing the fights for sure so don't even worry about that.

    Not sure about the weigh ins, if they're for free or not.

    Oh and if a woman happens to make a move on you, and you think WOW USA is great, girls never make a move on me back in the UK, calm down, she's a hoe. Refer to my first statement of expecting alot of hoes.
     
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    You cant afford tickets yet you are making the trip to las vegas all the way across the pond? On 168 weekend? Dude get 200 dollar cheap seats.
     
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    Our local pub does lock ins for the big ufc events, gets real messy! Where in Manny are you?

    Let me know how Vegas is , always wanted to go but the kids and job prevented me so far.
     
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    Im thinking about making the trek to las vegas if I can get tix. Im in los Angeles tho. Closer. A lot closer.
     
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    Also dude!!! Ur government took away ur right to bear arms!!' while in vegas go to the gun store and go shooting!!! You can fire a m249 machine gun.if u want. Even a rocket launcher if u want. Everything u used in video games.
     
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    usually weigh-ins are free, back in 2005 I remember them doing the weigh-ins at studio 54 nightclub at MGM, long before everything blew up so crazy...I think they actually do them in the arena now, definitely try and attend that and you might be able to score some free tix. Dana White sometimes has those scavenger hunts for tickets. Not sure how its gonna work for that event, but there's always a chance to get some free tix if you're near the arena around fight time and they haven't sold out (pretty sure that night might be sold out, but you can hope for the best).

    As mentioned above, there's plenty of bars and restaurants all around that will be showing the fight, so if you end up not scoring some tix, you can catch it at lots of spots, pretty sure even at the MGM if you don't feel like leaving, and definitely right across the street at the Hooters hotel

    I'm actually gonna be in town this coming week and they're doing a press conference on Tuesday at the MGM I think, so I'll try to catch that myself
     
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    DarkneT Small dick gang Platinum Member

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    Mate vegas ain't as dear as you'd think I mean for the two of us it's like 1300 for 5 nights
    I couldn't get benidorm for that!
    Literally can't wait just 14 hour flight is minging
     
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    Lmao @ the hoes comments love that cheers dude

    Appreciate the help mate and everyone on the thread
    Man on weigh in day I'm just gunna sit the gym all fucking day! Haha
     
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    Lol, I went to Florida with the kids and the flight was fucking horrible!
     
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    so chicks that hit on a dude is automatically a hoe? she could generally just be intrigued by someone and want to get to know them more on a personal level.
     
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    Amen to that
    How do you guys know I'm not really really ridiculously insanely really good looking ?

    Going with my girlfriend anyway so that's all the hoe action I'm gonna see!

    I'm hoping Dana gives me tickets cos it's ruined my bank account just going vegas
     
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    I've been to Vegas on several UFC weekends, too be quite honest you wouldn't even know there's an event lest you watch MGM Grand's big screen advertising one.

    By watch at a bar, I assume you mean somewhere on the strip, Casino wise I've only seen free UFC cards, never a PPV. Your best bet on the strip would be to check Diablo's in front of the Monte Carlo, pretty sure they show all the PPVs.

    Off the strip, I'm sure there are tons of bars showing them, you would need a cab or rental car though.
     
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    TS - be forewarned: Vegas kind of sucks when you leave the hotel/casino and walk around the area.

    I don't know who are worse: the obnoxious, annoying tourists or the "zany" locals clamoring for attention.
     
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    Really? I don't plan on leaving mgm much it's my first time in USA I have heard people say vegas is full of freaks
     
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    Go to the Pawn Stars shop and try to sell something
     
  18. willin

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    Free weigh ins, fighters in abundance, and a number of venues with the Card Televised.
    Bring a heavy jacket as December in Las Vegas can be quite cold, 20's are not uncommon.
    You'll have a great time, I'm sure.
     
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    Says a guy from Long Island, NY. Is there a more "annoying" or "zany" lot, in the world, than where you call home?
     
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    Even worse than a hoe, she might be a hoe that charges :)
     

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