Sunday, March 9, 2014 | 4:56 p.m.
Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo wasn’t the only one seeing stars in his Round 10 defeat by TKO at the hands of Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
The celebrities and VIPs at the boxing matches that aired on Showtime pay-per-view included actor and comedian George Lopez, Metta World Peace (who most recently played for the New York Knicks), Juan Pablo Galavis (ABC’s “The Bachelor”), CBS Sports’ Jenn Brown and singer and musician Pepe Aguilar.
Also, poker pro Phil Ivey, boxers Abner Mares, Andre Berto, Brandon Rios and Zab Judah, Prince Amakamura of the New York Giants and UFC fighters Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz.
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MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort, offers 5,044 rooms and suites.
MGM Grand features KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club; and world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theatre.
The resort offers signature restaurants by celebrity chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish House, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & Grill and Michelin three star and Forbes Five Star restaurant, Joël Robuchon.
As part of its ongoing “Grand Renovation,” MGM Grand has remodeled all rooms and suites in its main tower and is adding several new experiences to its lineup including Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub, a new upscale dining/nightlife concept (coming in April 2013).
MGM Grand also features a state-of-the-art, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Spa, Cristophe Salon, "CSI: The Experience" and an inviting pool complex featuring the tantalizing daylife of Wet Republic.
Upscale accommodations include The Mansion, an exclusive hotel within the hotel; the luxurious two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Signature at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel located adjacent to the main resort.