Recap: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas Celebrated Fight Weekend with Star-Studded Events, Sept. 13 - 15

Monday Sep 16, 2013

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas celebrated fight weekend with a series of star-studded events, Sept. 13 – 15.

Body English Nightclub & Afterhours kicked off on Friday night with Lucky Date, DJs From Mars, StoneBridge, The Partysquad and DJ Teenwolf as they turned up the bass at the DJ booth. Among the crowd, R&B singer Ray J and former professional basketball player Gary Payton were spotted at the seductive nightclub.

Saturday night, Body English proved to be the city’s hot spot as newlyweds Holly Madison and Pasquale Rotella were seen mingling with the partygoers. Record producer Suge Knight and rapper Too Short were also at the nightclub as Destructo, Digitalism, Dash and DJ Shift spun at the turntables.

On Sunday, REHAB welcomed award-winning rapper Nelly to the city’s hottest pool scene for an unforgettable hour-long performance. The music luminary had the crowd shaking their tailfeathers as he opened with his newest hit “Get Like Me” followed by “Country Grammar,” “E.I.,” “Air Forces Ones” and many more. During a special rendition of his hit song “Dilemma” featuring Kelly Rowland, Nelly pulled one lucky birthday girl onto the stage and serenaded her in front of the crowd. Rapper Tyga, hip-hop recording artist Pusha T and professional boxer Adrien Broner were spotted on stage dancing as Nelly took over Las Vegas’ original dayclub.

Nelly continued to make it “hot in herre” as he hosted a meet and greet Sunday prior to hosting at Body English. Upon arriving to the nightclub, the hip-hop icon jumped on stage to thank his fans for coming out to support him before heading to his table where he partied with members of the St. Lunatics.

At SOUNDWAVES poolside stage, Daddy Yankee and Baby Bash performed in honor of Mexican Independence Day. Baby Bash sang several of his popular hits including “Suga Suga,” “Obsession” and “Cyclone,” before Daddy Yankee brought down the house with “Lo Que Paso, Paso,” “Rompe” and “Gasolina.”

Inside The Joint, Carnival of Madness Tour rocked the house with Shinedown, Papa Roach, Skillet, In This Moment and We As Human. Mötley Crüe’s bassist Nikki Sixx was spotted in the audience, where his band’s second residency, Mötley Crüe Invites you to an Intimate Evening in Hell, kicks off this week on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

**high-res photos available upon request**
Nelly performing at REHAB: © Joey Ungerer / Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Daddy Yankee and Baby Bash performing at SOUNDWAVES: © Wayne Posner / Erik Kabik Photography
Carnival of Madness Tour at The Joint: © Chase Stevens / Erik Kabik Photography

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is Las Vegas’ off-strip playground, just minutes and less than three miles from McCarran International Airport. The premier destination entertainment resort is owned by Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund II and managed by WG-Harmon, LLC, a subsidiary of Warner Gaming, LLC.  Built in 1995, the property completed a $750 million expansion in 2010. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience with the services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury resort hotel. The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where acts such as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Foo Fighters, Carlos Santana, Mötley Crüe and Guns N’ Roses have all performed.  Features of the property include an 11-story Casino Tower with 640 guest rooms, 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites and the all-suite HRH Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites; 72,000 square feet of casino space featuring Peacock High-Limit gaming and Asian gaming amenities; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; more than $4 million in rare music memorabilia; Body English Nightclub & Afterhours; Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon; 4.5 acres of tropical pool paradise housing world-famous pool parties REHAB Sunday and RELAX Monday; live music/entertainment venues The Joint  and Vinyl; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; restaurants Culinary Dropout, Nobu, The Ainsworth, 35 Steaks + Martinis, Mexican cantina Pink Taco, ‘round the clock diner Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú Asian restaurant; a state-of-the-art fitness center and trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Love Jones, Rocks The Jewelers and Rock Paper Photo. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit Follow Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.