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May 4, 2015

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Celebrity Sightings

Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

The pre-fight party headlined by 50 Cent and featuring Busta Rhymes and Tyga at Drai's Live on Friday, May 1, 2015, atop the Cromwell.
Fight Weekend party photos: 50 Cent, Tyga, Busta Rhymes, Tyson Beckford at Drai’s
The Cromwell:
Monday, May 4, 2015
Kicking off three days and three nights of Big Fight Weekend celebrations, Drai’s Beach Club + Nightclub atop the Cromwell hosted a full live concert by rapper and actor Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson on Friday night.
P. Diddy hosts at Lavo on Friday, May 1, 2015, in Palazzo. Cassie is at left.
Fight Weekend party photos: P. Diddy at Lavo, Mark Ronson, Jeremy Lin at Marquee
Monday, May 4, 2015
Who else but Sean “P. Diddy” Combs would host not one but two Big Fight Weekend parties in the Entertainment Capital of the World? Diddy hosted a private fight-weekend bash at Lavo in Palazzo on Friday night.
Russell Westbrook at Encore Beach Club on Friday, May 1, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Fight Weekend party photos: Bradley Cooper, Russell Westbrook at EBC
Encore Las Vegas:
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Oscar-nominated actor Bradley Cooper (“American Sniper,” “Silver Linings Playbook”) partied Saturday at Encore Beach Club in Steve Wynn’s Encore at a DJ set by global superstar David Guetta.
Justin Bieber hosts and performs at Rehab on Saturday, May 2, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Fight Weekend party photos: Justin Bieber goes shirtless at Rehab
Hard Rock Hotel:
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Pop superstar and fan of Floyd Mayweather Jr. Justin Bieber sprayed champagne showers to cool down daytime revelers when he took over Rehab at the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday as host for one of the Las Vegas Fight Weekend soirees.
P. Diddy and Sports Illustrated swimsuit models host Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Foxtail Pool Club in SLS Las Vegas.
Fight Weekend party photos: P. Diddy, Sports Illustrated swimsuit models at SLS
Foxtail Pool Club:
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Three-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sean “P. Diddy” Combs partnered with five knockout Sports Illustrated swimsuit models for an appearance at Foxtail Pool Club at SLS Las Vegas on Saturday afternoon during The Big Fight Weekend.
The Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao post-fight press conference Saturday, May 2, 2015, at MGM Grand.
Photos: Record money, celebrity turnout for ‘Fight of the Century’ at MGM
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Show business kings, record royalty, millionaire moguls, television titans, sports superstars and headline queens made up one of the largest entertainment groups ever at a Las Vegas boxing bout Saturday night.
The post-fight party headlined by Chris Brown and featuring 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Akon, Tyga, Too Short and more at Drai’s Live on Saturday, May 2, 2015, atop the Cromwell. Brown, club owner Victor Drai and Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma Thunder are pictured here.
Fight Weekend party photos: Chris Brown, celebrities galore at Drai’s post-bout
The Cromwell:
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Rappers, musicians and athletes joined Chris Brown onstage, including rapper 50 Cent, singer Akon, rappers Tyga and Too Short, Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder and rapper Busta Rhymes, who headlines his own concert at Drai’s tonight.
Emmanuel Sanders, Hannah Davis and Steven Jackson attend the Sports Illustrated Draft Viewing Party on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the Sayers Club in SLS Las Vegas.
Photos: Hannah Davis, NFL stars attend Sports Illustrated Draft Viewing Party at Sayers Club
SLS Las Vegas:
Saturday, May 2, 2015
The viewing party was hosted by Sports Illustrated writer and CBS broadcaster Seth Davis and featured Emmanuel Sanders (Denver Broncos wide receiver), Steven Jackson (Atlanta Falcons running back) and 2015 S.I. Swimsuit cover model Hannah Davis.
Fabolous hosts and performs at Tao on Thursday, April 30, 2015, in the Venetian.
Fight Weekend party photos: Fabolous hosts and performs at Tao
The Venetian:
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Fabolous hosted a special Fight Weekend Edition of Worship Thursdays at Tao in the Venetian. The rapper dined at Tao before hitting the upstairs stage in the nightclub where he treated partygoers to a performance of his hits.
The Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao weigh-in Friday, May 1, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
The Big Fight: Manny Pacquiao’s secret strategy? Plus, actor receives free ticket
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Could this be Manny Pacquiao’s secret strategy for victory tonight in his welterweight unification battle against Floyd Mayweather Jr. at MGM Grand Garden Arena? Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups?
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal watches the action before the championship bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao on Saturday, May 2, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Celebrities stream into MGM Grand Garden Arena for Mayweather-Pacquiao
Saturday, May 2, 2015
The total take on the fight from Nevada sports books should approach $80 million ...
Beyonce and Jay Z at the 2014 Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Mayweather Jr., Pacquiao, Jay Z, Bieber, Diddy, Foxx, Ludacris, NKOTB and more
Fight Weekend Celebrity Preview:
Friday, May 1, 2015
Star-hosted parties are on the timetable the entire weekend and dominate the entertainment scene before and after The Big Fight. Expect to pay sky-high prices to rub shoulders with royal rappers at their nightclub parties.
Danny Wood, Joe McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, Jonathan Knight and Jordan Knight of New Kids on the Block.
Q+A: Danny Wood of NKOTB talks second chances, being a single dad, Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao
Friday, May 1, 2015
New Kids on the Block — brothers Jordan and Jonathan Knight, plus Joe McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg and Danny Wood — have been in the music industry for three decades, and they kick off their “The Main Event” tour tonight at Mandalay Bay with TLC and Nelly.
Chef Steve Martorano and 2011 Miss USA Alyssa Campanella at an event for the 2012 Miss USA Pageant contestants at Cafe Martorano on Monday, May 21, 2012, in the Rio.
Q+A: Steve Martorano finds star chef, author success, sets sights on TV
Thursday, April 30, 2015
From the mean streets of South Philadelphia to the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip, Italian cook Steve Martorano admits that he would have wound up in jail if he hadn’t started a culinary career.
The grand opening of “Duck Commander Musical” on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Rio.
‘Duck Commander Musical’ facing May 17 closing at the Rio
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Sources in the show and those close to the production team said today that calls were made to the crew today informing them the show would close.
Journey at the Joint on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Strip Scribbles: Journey at the Joint; Helene Neville’s journey; expensive ice cream
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
There was a wild and enthusiastic packed crowd for Journey’s debut of a nine-show mini-residency at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Wednesday night, and contributing photographer Tom Donoghue was onsite for his great photo gallery.
Kim Kardashian West, right, with Robin Antin, Simon Huck, Joyce Bonelli and Jonathan Cheban, celebrates her 34th birthday at Tao on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the Venetian.
Britney Spears vs. Kim Kardashian; singer cancels two shows post-fall
Mobile Games:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Pop princess Britney Spears, who fell onstage Wednesday night at Planet Hollywood when her high heels buckled underneath her, has landed on her feet with an eight-year licensing deal to give Kim Kardashian a run for her money.
Undefeated WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao hold the WBC championship belt during the final news conference Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at MGM Grand. Freddie Roach, Pacquiao's trainer, is at right. The champions will face each other in a welterweight unification bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday.
Mayweather Jr. vs. Pacquiao: Huge $$$ + superstar Party Patrol for ‘Fight of the Century’
MGM Grand:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Two Las Vegas glamour girls will be front row at this weekend’s giant Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight, but instead of shelling out big bucks for their seats, they get to see the billion-dollar battle up close for free.
Journey at the Joint on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Weekend Best Bets: Journey, American Foodie Fest and Wacky World of Sports
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
From the big Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao bout to the Kentucky Derby to early Cinco de Mayo celebrations, there’s no shortage of big entertainment on the Strip this weekend. But if you’re looking for something a little different — or just want to avoid the crowds — we’ve got you covered.
Chef Theo Schoenegger at Sinatra inside Encore on Feb. 12, 2015.
Sinatra offers special menu for legendary entertainer’s 100th birthday
Thursday, April 30, 2015
To mark what would have been superstar entertainer Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday in December, Steve Wynn’s executive chef Theo Schoenegger at Sinatra in Encore has compiled a number of “The King of Swing’s” favorite dishes into a five-course menu experience.
Davy Crockett.
Bill O’Reilly’s new ‘Legends & Lies’ on Fox turns spotlight on Nevada
Thursday, April 30, 2015
The series began April 12 and after its two-episode premiere this Sunday will air the fifth installment with a look at Davy Crockett and a repeat of the Kit Carson episode.
Undefeated WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is shown onstage Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mayweather will face WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in a welterweight unification bout at the arena Saturday.
The $16 million watch says it’s time for Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao to make more money
Thursday, April 30, 2015
If MGM Grand were not already hued in green, it would be repainted that color for Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao bout at Grand Garden Arena. 
Money is what sets this fight apart.
The exterior of the Tropicana on the Las Vegas Strip.
Penn National plans two-phase Tropicana redevelopment, insiders say
The Strip:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
There was surprise that The M Resort owners Penn National purchased Tropicana Las Vegas on Wednesday for $360 million. Inside word from Wall Street is that Penn plans a two-phase redevelopment.
Corey Harrison, right and with dad Rick Harrison, celebrates his 32nd birthday at Andiamo Italian Steakhouse in The D Las Vegas downtown.
Photos: Corey Harrison toasts 32nd birthday at Andiamo, dad Rick gets cake in the face
The D Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
It was a family affair when “Pawn Stars” star Corey “Big Hoss” Harrison celebrated his 32nd birthday with his girlfriend Roxy, father Rick Harrison and other members of the family, but it was Dad who wound up getting the cake.
Ben Vaughn says offal is not so awful.
Ben Vaughn: Sausages? Hot dogs? Offal isn’t as awful as you think
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Something I remember being very clear when overhearing hunting discussions was, although the hunt was for sport, the real hunters wouldn’t allow any part of the animal to go to waste. This meant a lot to me.

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