Sports Notes - 04-14-09

Apr 14, 2009 5:00 PM

MANDALAY SITE FOR MIR-LESNAR REMATCH

The Mandalay Bay Events Center will host a historic 100th event in the UFC, which features a heavyweight title rematch between reigning champ Brock Lesnar and interim champ Frank Mir on Saturday, July 11. Mir posted a submission victory over Lesnar in February 2008. The co-feature pits UFC welterweight champ Georges St. Pierre against Thiago Alves. UFC 100 tickets went on sale last Saturday, ranging from $100 to $1,000.

I WANT REVENGE AND DERBY SEMINARS

Lucky’s lists I Want Revenge as the 4-1 favorite to win the Kentucky Derby, but there’s opportunity for second opinions. Lucky’s, Palace Station and Fiesta Henderson will each hold Derby Seminars. Palace Station’s is Thursday, April 30 featuring Vic Vivio, Ralph Siraco and GT’s own Richard Saber. Siraco, Richard Eng and Jerry Jacovitz are at Fiesta Henderson on April 23 from 12-2 in the sports book. Eng, Dave Tuley and Dan Shapiro hold court 6 p.m. May 1 at the Plaza.