Rivers Casino Pittsburgh To Feature MMA And Boxing Events This Summer

Rivers Casino
Press Release
May 29, 2019

Catch the action in The Event Center on Saturday, July 13

PITTSBURGH — May 29, 2019 — World Fighting Championships (WFC) has partnered with Rivers Casino to bring live mixed martial arts (MMA) and boxing events to downtown Pittsburgh.

WFC 109, which will be the first event of this partnership, will take place in The Event Center at Rivers Casino on Saturday, July 13. Doors are scheduled to open at 7 p.m., with the fights starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the Rivers box office or online at Prices are $750 (table of 10), $100 (VIP), $60 (premium), and $30 (reserved).

“We are excited to bring the WFC to Rivers Casino and the great city of Pittsburgh,” WFC President Matt McGovern said. “People who attend our events will enjoy a great downtown venue and one of the top casinos in the Northeast. Pittsburgh has always been known as a city with a great tradition in MMA and boxing and we’re hoping to add to that tradition starting in July.”

The July event will include Dominic Mazzotta (New Kensington, PA) as part of the main event.

“What an awesome way to utilize The Event Center — boxing and MMA fans are in for a treat,” said Bill Keena, general manager of Rivers Casino. 

To learn more about the entertainment offered by Rivers Casino, visit  




Located along the Ohio River’s North Shore in Pittsburgh, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh features 2,708 slots, 128 table games (including a 30-table live poker room), 55 hybrid gaming seats and a designated Sportsbook area for live sports betting. The casino offers nine distinctive restaurants and bars—among them are Wheelhouse Bar & Grill, Grand View Buffet and FLIPT—a riverside amphitheater, a black box Event Center space, a multipurpose Ballroom, live music performances, free parking and promotions and giveaways daily. Rivers, which opened in 2009, employs approximately 1,700 Team Members and has been voted a great place to work in Pittsburgh. Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit


Matt McGovern
For WFC Fights
[email protected]


Hunter Filippo
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760 x 307
[email protected]


MAR 13, 2020
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh Will Temporarily Suspend Operations
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh Will Temporarily Suspe...
In the best interests of our Team Members, guests and the Greater Pittsburgh community, we are temporarily closing Ri...
Read more
MAR 5, 2020
World Champions Of Mentalism "The Clairvoyants" Add Second Performance At Rivers Casino Pittsburgh"
World Champions Of Mentalism "The Clairvoyants"...
Amélie van Tass and Thommy Ten, also known as "The Clairvoyants," are bringing their all-new interactive magic show, ...
Read more
MAR 3, 2020
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh To Host 'March Mania' Viewing Parties
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh To Host 'March Mania' ...
College basketball’s best time of year is back, and viewers are in for a treat at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh. The ‘Burg...
Read more
MAR 2, 2020
Kool & The Gang Hits Rivers Casino Pittsburgh For Second Time
Kool & The Gang Hits Rivers Casino Pittsburgh F...
R&B icons of the ‘70s and ‘80s, Kool & The Gang, best known for its smash hits "Jungle Boogie," "Celebration" and "Ge...
Read more