28 FEB 2018
LAS VEGAS, United States
LAS VEGAS NEWS BUREAU
LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) partnered with four major sports organizations to host the Ultimate Vegas Sports Weekend pep rally Wednesday, Feb. 28 on Toshiba Plaza in front of T-Mobile Arena. Complete with a band, cheerleaders and mascots, the pep rally revved up fans for one of the biggest sports weekends in the destination. Hosted by Fox Sports NASCAR reporter and Las Vegas product Jamie Little, the rally highlighted the weekend events featuring a NASCAR triple-header weekend, the USA Sevens Rugby tournament, the Vegas Golden Knights hosting the Ottawa Senators and UFC 222. The LVCVA is partnered with MGM Resorts International to host the pep rally. UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin talks about the big sports weekend and how UFC was really the first big sport in Las Vegas.
February 28, 2018. CREDIT: John Higgins/Las Vegas News Bureau
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