Interesting story lines will be abundant, fast-paced action is promised to be at every turn and three different variations of combat sports will be showcased Saturday night as "Chaos at the Casino" ascends upon the Hollywood Park Casino at 6 p.m.
Nine fights are set for the night — four mixed-martial-arts, three muay Thai kickboxing and two boxing bouts — which will be headlined by the MMA debut of Edmond "The Diamond" Tarverdyan and feature the MMA returns of Ultimate Fighting Championship veterans Sako Chivitchian and Roman Mitichyan, as well as fellow local fighters Vito Gasparyan (boxing), Alfred Khashakyan and Ando Janoyan (muay Thai).
"I expect a great show and a lot of great fights," said George Bastrmajyan, who has been the matchmaker, event coordinator and promoter for the card, which takes place under the banner of his Lights Out Promotions. "[The card] means everything to me. I want to see the place packed.