Check out the photos from the groundbreaking for the new Las Vegas Arena!
AEG and MGM Resorts International broke ground with a ceremonial VIP/media event for the 20,000-seat sports and entertainment venue which will be located near the heart of the famed Las Vegas Strip and adjacent to the I-15 corridor.
The new world-class indoor arena is being designed with an array of unrivaled premium offerings and club experiences as well as features that will make it immediately available to host NBA and NHL teams, concerts, boxing, mixed martial arts, family shows, award shows and other major events.
In attendance to the ground breaking included Steve Sisolak, Jim Murren, Richard Schaefer, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Bill Walton, Jim Gray, Dana White, Dan Beckerman, Luc Robitaille and Devin Williams.
Floyd Mayweather is set to fight Marcos Maidana Saturday night (May 3rd) at the MGM Grand Arena inside The MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.
Check out some of the photos from the event below.
Photos © Justin Paludipan