Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World, is set to host a multitude of exciting sporting events this August. From the gridiron to the Octagon, from the ice rink to the diamond, there’s something for every sports enthusiast. Get ready for an adrenaline-charged month featuring the Las Vegas Raiders, Las Vegas Aces, Las Vegas Aviators, UFC, and Vegas Golden Knights. Here’s a look at what’s on the schedule:
Las Vegas Raiders
Football fans, rejoice! August brings the preseason of the NFL to Las Vegas. The Raiders, who have been training hard this offseason, are ready to light up the Allegiant Stadium.
- On August 13th, the Raiders face off against the San Francisco 49ers. It will be an exciting opportunity to watch the young talents make their case for the regular season.
- August 26th sees the Raiders taking on the Dallas Cowboys at Dallas. With the Cowboys’ strong offensive line, this game is expected to be a tough test for the Raiders’ defense.
Las Vegas Aces
As we move further into the WNBA season, the Aces are preparing to maintain their momentum through August.
- On August 10th, the Aces take on the Seattle Storm. This matchup between two of the league’s strongest teams promises some high-intensity hoops action.
- The Aces meet the Chicago Sky on August 22nd, a game that will showcase some of the most talented players in the league.
Las Vegas Aviators
August means sizzling baseball action at Las Vegas Ballpark, home of the Aviators, the Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics.
- A six-game series starting on August 4th against the Reno Aces promises to deliver some electrifying action.
- The Sacramento River Cats come to town for a series starting August 19th. This could have significant implications in the race for the Pacific Coast League title.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to deliver thrilling Mixed Martial Arts action in the fight capital of the world.
- UFC 276, scheduled for August 5th, is shaping up to be a fantastic card, featuring a highly-anticipated rematch in the main event.
- UFC Fight Night on August 26th promises high stakes as contenders vie for a shot at championship glory.
Vegas Golden Knights
While the NHL regular season doesn’t start until October, there are still opportunities to catch the Golden Knights in action in August.
- The Golden Knights’ development camp, running from August 7th to 14th, is a great chance to get a sneak peek at the future of the franchise.
- The Rookie Faceoff Tournament from August 25th to 29th showcases prospects from six NHL teams, providing an early hockey fix for fans.
August in Las Vegas promises to be a sporting extravaganza. Whether you’re a local or planning a visit, be sure to grab your tickets and get a piece of the action. Remember to follow all health and safety guidelines for each venue, ensuring a safe and fun sporting experience.