Mandalay Bay Events Center is a 12,000-seat indoor arena at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, on the Las Vegas Strip, in Paradise, Nevada. It is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International and hosts a number of various music, basketball, boxing and mixed martial arts events.SportsThe Events Center is also notable for hosting boxing matches, including the high-profile Amir Khan vs. Zab Judah Light welterweight unification clash on July 23, 2011.WWE hosted WWE Raw there on July 16, 2012 for the first time ever. It was the 999th edition of Raw, and was sold out.The first National Basketball Association game on the Las Vegas Strip since 1981 was at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on October 6, 2012, a preseason contest between the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Clippers. The same two teams played another preseason game there on October 19, 2013.It held the largest Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) weigh-in show in history in conjunction with International Fight week and held 10,000 fans. As of February 2012, the Mandalay Bay Events Center has held twenty-five UFC events, starting with UFC 33, and most recently, UFC 181.