11:14 am - Tuesday December 12, 2017

Celebrate New Year’s Eve Weekend at Tabú at MGM Grand

WHAT:           TabúMGM Grand Hotel & Casino’s stylish boutique nightclub, will welcome Randy Couture when he hosts his poker tournament after-party Friday, Dec. 28 and Junior dos Santos when he hosts his post-fight party Saturday, Dec. 29. The holiday weekend doesn’t end there as Tabú will throw a New Year’s Eve celebration to remember!


Friday, Dec. 28 – Randy Couture

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champion Randy Couture will host his poker tournament after-party at Tabú. Couture, a three-time Heavyweight Champion and two-time Light Heavyweight Champion, was the first fighter in UFC history to hold two championship titles in two different divisions. The former fighter will make his way to the hot spot immediately following his poker tournament scheduled to take place earlier in the day inside the MGM Grand Poker Room. The poker tournament will benefit the Xtreme Couture GI Foundation honoring the veterans of America’s Armed Forces.


***Media check-in at 11:30 p.m. Red carpet at midnight.


Saturday, Dec. 29 – Junior ‘Cigano’ dos Santos

Mixed martial artist and UFC 155 main event fighter Junior dos Santos (15-1-0) will make his way to Tabú for his post-fight party following his rematch against Cain Velasquez. Dos Santos defeated Velasquez in 2011 and the reigning Heavyweight Champion hopes to keep his title Saturday, Dec. 29 at UFC 155 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Of his 15 wins, dos Santos won 10 bouts by knockout and three by submission.


***Media check-in at 11:30 p.m. Red carpet at midnight.


Monday, Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve

Tabú promises guests an evening to remember when they ring in the New Year at the boutique nightclub. DJ Wendi Cakes will spin partygoers into 2013. Tickets are $125 per person for VIP entry and include an open bar from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.





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