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Hialeah Park & ESPN Deportes Miami Team For Telecast Of UFC 197
Second “Fight Night Viewing Party” At Champions Set For Saturday April 23;
Fans Can Enter May 7 Drawing For Round Trip Airfare For Two To Las Vegas!
Hialeah, FL / April 13, 2016 – Hialeah Park Racing & Casino and ESPN Deportes Miami (1210 AM) will host the second of four “Fight Night Watch Parties” in the luxurious new Champions Simulcast Center & Sports Bar on Saturday April 23.
UFC 197: Jones Vs. Saint Preux –from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV– will be televised free of admission charge on the giant screens at Champions, located on the second floor of the Clubhouse at this landmark venue.
The five main fights of UFC 197, topped by the Interim Light Heavyweight Championship bout between Jon “Bones” Jones (21-0-0) and Ovince Saint Preux (19-7-0), are scheduled to start at 10 PM ET.
In the semi-main event, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (22-2-1) will defend his UFC Flyweight title against up-and-coming undefeated challenger Henry “The Messenger” Cejudo (10-0-0).
After UFC 197, the “fight night watch parties” will continue with a Premier Boxing Champions main event featuring Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto on Saturday April 30, and then conclude when Canelo Alvarez defends his middleweight title against Amir Khan on Saturday May 7.
ESPN Deportes Miami will award one lucky fight fan a pair of round-trip airline tickets to Las Vegas in a drawing that will take place on May 7. Registration will be on-site and the winner must be present.
Champions Simulcast Center & Sports Bar is located on the 2nd floor of the race track clubhouse at Hialeah Park. With entrances at 100 East 32nd Street and 2200 East 4th Avenue, Hialeah Park Racing & Casino is easily accessible from all major Miami highways. The landmark venue is located just minutes by car from Miami International Airport, South Beach, Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, and Doral.
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Hialeah Park –”The World’s Most Beautiful Race Course”– is one of Miami’s most iconic destinations. For more information, please call 305-885-8000 or visit www.hialeahpark.com.