Cabo Wabo Cantina inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood will host action-packed UFC viewing parties from January through March.
The rockin’ restaurant will serve drink specials including $21 buckets of Budweiser and Bud Light. Killer margaritas made with Cabo Wabo Tequila and specialty cocktails made with Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum will also be available. Patrons may catch all the action on multiple high-definition televisions downstairs. PHOTO CREDIT: Anthony Mair
*All of the numbered pay-per-view fights will be available to watch on a 180-inch screen upstairs in the private room with a cover charge.
UFC Fight Night 35 from Georgia: Luke Rockhold vs. Costa Philippou – Wednesday, Jan. 15
Middleweights Rockhold and Philippou will meet in the Octagon at The Arena at Gwinnet Center in Duluth, Ga. Rockhold is the last Strikeforce middleweight champion and Phillippou last fought in UFC 165, holding a professional record of 12-3-0 with 1 no-contest.
UFC on FOX 10 from Chicago: Benson “Smooth” Henderson vs. Josh “The Punk” Thomson – Saturday, Jan. 25
Former UFC Lightweight champion Henderson will be fighting for the first time since his defeat to Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. Thomson made a successful return to UFC after moving from Strikeforce. The two contenders will face each other at United Center.
*UFC 169 Live from New Jersey: Renan “The Baron” Barao vs. Urijah”The California Kid” Faber- Saturday, Feb. 1
Bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has pulled out with a groin tear, which leaves favorite, Barao, who holds a record of 31-1-1 to fight Faber who went 4-0 in 2013. Barao took Cruz’s spot in UFC 149 and beat Faber by a unanimous decision.
UFC Fight Night from Jaragua, Santa Catarina: Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi – Saturday, Feb. 15
Machida made his middleweight debut at UFC Fight Night 30 and will fight former Strikeforce 205-pound champ Mousasi, who won his UFC debut in April. The bout will be Mousasi’s return to the middleweight division.
*UFC 170 Live from Las Vegas: Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey vs. Sara McMann- Saturday, Feb. 22
Bantamweight champion Rousey will fight top contender McMann. The former Olympic competitors will clash in the ring as McMann will try to break up Rousey’s eight consecutive victories via arm bar. They will enter the cage at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
UFC Fight Night from London: Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson vs. Jimi “Poster Boy” Manuwa – Saturday, Mar. 8
Undefeated Manuwa will enter the Octagon against Gustafsson, who nearly pulled off an upset against Jon Jones at UFC 165. Manuwa is known as a fearsome striker and this fight is expected to be a big leap for the fighter in his career. Gustafsson is a 33-year-old powerhouse who joined UFC in late 2012 and collected three consecutive victories.
About Cabo Wabo Cantina: Sammy Hagar’s hard rockin’ dining and live music venue combines the laid-back beach-town vibe of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico with the excitement of the Las Vegas Strip. Blending coastal Mexican and Tex Mex cuisine, the menu offers a tantalizing mix of flavorful food, killer margaritas and as awesome venue where it is never uncommon to catch the Red Rocker himself jamming out with a live set on stage. Cabo Wabo Cantina opens daily at 8 a.m.