Preview: It’s war! The rock rivalry between L.V. Outlaws and L.A. Kiss

The Las Vegas Outlaws take on the San Jose Sabercats during the Outlaws' first Arena Football League game Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.

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The Las Vegas Outlaws take on the San Jose Sabercats during the Outlaws' first Arena Football League game Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Arena Football League:
Monday, May 4, 2015 @ 1:31 p.m.
It’s a rock rivalry at its finest. Vince Neil’s Las Vegas Outlaws play host to Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley’s L.A. Kiss in a fast-and-furious Arena Football League showdown tonight at our Thomas & Mack Center.
Liberace and Elvis Presley trade jackets and instruments in an impromptu jam session Nov. 14, 1956, at the Riviera.

A final look: The Riviera shuts its doors after 60 years on the Strip

Las Vegas:
Monday, May 4, 2015 @ 10:29 a.m.
Another one bites the dust. At high noon today, the doors to the renowned Riviera shut tight, and the life of a 60-year legendary icon came to a bittersweet end.
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 @ 2:03 a.m.
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

Nightlife:
Monday, May 4, 2015 @ 1:01 a.m.
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 @ 11:34 p.m.
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 @ 10:34 p.m.
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 @ 7:57 p.m.
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
Boxing:
Sunday, May 3, 2015 @ 6:55 p.m.
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 @ 6:04 p.m.
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 @ 8:02 p.m.
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 @ 7:26 p.m.
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
Boxing:
Saturday, May 2, 2015 @ 2:59 p.m.
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?
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 @ 6 p.m.
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
Music:
Friday, May 1, 2015 @ 2 a.m.
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
Food:
Thursday, April 30, 2015 @ 11:57 p.m.
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.