Entertainment

Reality Fighting At Mohegan Sun To Feature Two Championship MMA Bouts

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Reality Fighting returns to Mohegan Sun Arena on February 25th

Reality Fighting returns to Mohegan Sun Arena for another night of action-packed mixed martial arts (MMA) thrills on Saturday, February 25th at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $75.00, $55.00 and $30.00 and are on sale now through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets are also available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office, subject to availability.

The event will feature two championship fights in the Middleweight and Welterweight Divisions.  Middleweight Champion Alexandre “Vaca” Moreno (11-2, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt), will make his first title defense after his title win by armbar in February 2011 against Domenic Gagliardi (4-1, Bristol, CT), who is coming off a recent win by knockout.  The Welterweight Championship will be decided when Nate Lamotte (12-5, Manchester, NH) faces off against Brett Oteri (8-3, Dedham, MA).  Lamotte is a former title holder and is looking to get the belt back while Oteri has two big wins in Reality Fighting and has risen to the number one contender spot.

The main card is stacked from top to bottom with some of the best New England talent.  Connecticut’s Chris Simmons returns to the cage to face Massachusetts’ Joe DeChaves and John Naples of Uncasville, CT faces Steve Carr in a featherweight fight. 

Also fighting are knockout artist Dwight Grant (won last two fights by KO), submission wizard Jeremy Ross, Massachusetts’ wrestling champion Joe McGann and more.

Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked the 5th best venue by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.”  Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in 2011. For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

Concierto Del Amor Heads To Mohegan Sun

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Olga Tañón, Charlie Zaa and Hector “El Torito” Acosta perform live in Mohegan Sun Arena on February 11th

Join Latin superstars, Olga Tañón, Charlie Zaa and Hector “El Torito” Acosta as they return to Mohegan Sun Arena for Concierto Del Amor. Share the evening with some of the biggest names who are currently heating up the Latin Billboard charts for a special engagement live for one night only on Saturday, February 11th at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $63.00 and $43.00 and are on sale now through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets are also available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office, subject to availability.

Olga Tañón is without a doubt one of the biggest stars to come out of Puerto Rico; for over 20 years the “Mujer de Fuego” has been entertaining audiences worldwide. This 5-time Grammy award winner will make a highly anticipated return to the Mohegan Sun Arena stage, bringing her infectious tropical rhythms and sultry voice.  Her latest release, Ni Una Lagrima Más has spent multiple months in the Top 5 of Billboard’s Tropical Albums chart and throughout her career she has amassed a record 26 Top 10 hit singles including, Muchacho Malo,” “Como Olvidar,” “El Frio De Tú Adiós,” “Basta Ya!” and “Mentiroso.”  Olga’s electrifying stage presence is undisputable.

 Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked the 5th best venue by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in 2011. For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

Blake Shelton Brings His Chart-Topping Hits To Mohegan Sun

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Country musician to play Mohegan Sun Arena on February 26th

Country superstar Blake Shelton, fresh off his stint as a coach on NBC’s hit show The Voice, will headline a show with special guest Dia Frampton at Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunurday, February 26th at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $49.50 and go on sale Friday, January 6th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, January 7th, subject to availability.

The world has finally learned what Country fans have known since the beginning—Blake Shelton is superstar material. Blake is the breakout star of NBC’s The Voice, a show that gave him the spotlight his fans have long hoped he’d get. Week after week, millions have gotten to see the talent and charisma that have made Blake one of Country music’s brightest lights.

The first single from his latest CD, “Honey Bee,” found the lanky superstar-next-door rising to a now-familiar spot—the #1 position on the Country singles charts, which he has reached with six of his last seven singles. “Honey Bee” only hinted at the riches inside Red River Blue

Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked the 5th best venue by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 and 2010 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.”  Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in 2011. For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com.  For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.