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Cage Wars Mixed Martial Arts Returns to Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady in April

News Release | Schenectady, NY Posted on 08.31.22

Cage Wars Mixed Martial Arts Returns to

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady in April

 

Schenectady, NY (March 14, 2022) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is thrilled to announce the return of Cage Wars, a high-energy evening of Mixed Martial Arts action. Following a series of prior sold-out competitions, including last Friday nights event, Cage Wars 52 will take place at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Friday, April 29, 2022.

 

Tickets on sale now at CageWarsMMA.com and start at $56 plus fees. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the fights begin at 8 p.m.

 

Cage Wars 52, sponsored by Sticker Mule, will feature both local and regional amateur MMA fighters squaring off in the octagon to determine the Cage Wars 52 champion. Fight fans can expect another night of intense and exciting matchups.

Previously announced entertainment:  

 

Star Boxing (Saturday, April 9, 2022) – For the first time since September of 2017, professional boxing returns to the Rivers Casino Event Center. Presented by Star Boxing®, the action-packed seven card fight night includes an epic battle for the WBC Continental Americas & NABA Gold Cruiserweight Title featuring Italy’s Simone Federici (18-2-1 8KO’s) and Ukraine native Lyubomyr Pinchuk (14-2-1 8KO’s). The undercard also includes the son of boxing legend Roberto Duran, Robert Duran Jr. (9-1 7KO’s). Tickets start at $50 and are on sale now at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the fights start at 8 p.m.

 

Aaron Lewis (Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16, 2022) (SOLD OUT) – Outlaw country star Aaron Lewis will bring his acoustic Frayed at Both Ends tour to the Rivers Casino Event Center for two sold out shows. Known for his impassioned live shows, Lewis will electrify fans with a special evening filled with his critically acclaimed country tunes. Doors for both concerts open at 7 p.m. and the shows start at 8 p.m.

 

Melissa Etheridge (Friday, June 17, 2022) – One of America’s favorite female singer-songwriters, Melissa Etheridge, will be rocking the house at the Rivers Casino Event Center. Known for her confessional lyrics and raspy, smoky vocals, Etheridge is sure to thrill guests with her deep catalog of award-winning hits. Tickets start at $45 and are available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the shows start at 8 p.m.

 

En Vogue (Saturday, September 3, 2022) – It’s sure to be an unforgettable night of R&B pop classics when En Vogue hits the stage at the Rivers Casino Event Center. En Vogue’s pristine vocal harmonies, legacy of hits and stellar stage show is a sure bet to have guests singing and dancing all night long. Tickets start at $50, plus taxes and fees, and are available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the shows start at 8 p.m.

 

Frank Caliendo (Saturday, September 24, 2022) – Comedy’s top impressionist Frank Caliendo will bring his hilarious observations, impressions, and characters to the Rivers Event Center. Described by the Hollywood Reporter as “a combination of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey,” Caliendo is known for his high energy and family-friendly act that starts at a frenetic pace and never lets up. Tickets start at $40, plus taxes and fees, and are available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show start at 8 p.m.

 

The Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center is just steps away from the casino gaming floor and The Landing Hotel. For more details about upcoming entertainment, and to make reservations at The Landing Hotel, please visit RiversCasino.com/Schenectady.

 

 

 

About Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady: Located at the picturesque Mohawk Harbor near the heart of downtown Schenectady, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features 1,050 slots, 66 live table games, a 16-table poker room and a live, in-casino luxury sportsbook lounge. The casino offers five distinctive restaurants—among them are Dukes Chophouse, Flipt, Johnny’s To-Go and Mian. Rivers features a multipurpose Event Center space, a lively entertainment lounge—Van Slyck’s, live music performances, free parking and daily promotions and giveaways. The Landing Hotel is a 165-room, six-story boutique hotel with riverfront views located adjacent to the Event Center. Rivers, which opened in 2017, employs approximately 1,000 team members and has been voted a great place to work in Schenectady. Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit RiversCasino.com/Schenectady

             

Media Contacts:

 

Al Roney (518) 986-6650 or al@pcpublicaffairs.com

Andre Claridge (518) 424-2575 or andre@pcpublicaffairs.com