Published Saturday, May 23, 2009 | 1:30 p.m.
Updated Saturday, May 23, 2009 | 1:58 p.m.
Rap-rock and nu-metal band Limp Bizkit will add a little more history to the UFC 100 extravaganza when the multi-platinum-selling group makes its first North American concert in eight years as a part of the UFC 100 weekend.
"We are proud that our first show in the USA with the original line-up in eight years will be in Las Vegas at UFC 100. The ultimate fighting music has finally found its home with the Ultimate Fighting Championship,” said lead singer Fred Durst, about the"Unicorns N' Rainbows" tour hitting Mandalay Bay Beach on Friday, July 10th.
Durst, Wes Borland, Sam Rivers, John Otto, and DJ Lethal will also be signing autographs at the first-ever UFC Fan Expo from 2–3pm on the 10th.
“Music is one of the things that make the UFC experience so exciting, and I’ve always been a big fan of Limp Bizkit, so we are excited to have the group perform at UFC 100 event weekend,” said UFC president Dana White.
Tickets for the show go on sale Friday, May 29 at 10 a.m. at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations. Tickets can be purchased by phone by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or online at www.mandalaybay.com, or www.ticketmaster.com.