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Shark Fights 18 invades Reno Aug. 19

By ThisIsReno

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Shark Fight Promotions announces Shark Fights 18, their first event in Reno, Nevada at John Ascuaga’s Nugget Hotel and Casino Resort on August 19, 2011. Shark Fights 18 is the first all professional Mixed Martial Arts event in Reno and will be broadcast via tape delay on Fuel TV beginning September 2. Doors open at 6 p.m., fights start at 7 p.m. in the Rose Ballroom. Ticket prices are $35, $45 and $60 are on sale now on janugget.com or by calling 356-3300.

Here is a list of events leading up to fight night:

Shark Fights in-store meet and greet/live radio remote

Wed Aug 17 at 5pm at Carnal Dammage on Longley Ln.

Shark Fights Open Workout with the fighters

Wed Aug 17 at 7pm at IFC Reno Gym on Longley Ln.

Shark Fights 18 Weight-Ins/press party

Thur Aug 18 at 6pm at John Ascuaga’s Nugget 2nd Floor Pavilion CDE

Shark Fights 18 Ring Girl Competition

Thur Aug 18 at 9pm at Blitz Bar and Grill on Rock Blvd.

Shark Fights 18 After Party

Friday Aug 19 approx 10:30 or immediately following the fights in the Nugget Sportsbook

John Ascuaga’s Nugget is one of the few family-owned casino resorts left in the country. Founded as a coffee shop with a few slot machines on March 17, 1955, John Ascuaga has built the Nugget into a world-class, full-service gaming resort destination.