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'Chaos at the Casino' returns to Hollywood Park

Combat Sports: Sevak Magakian headlines hybrid event with MMA, boxing and muay Thai kickboxing.

November 20, 2013|By Grant Gordon,
  • Sevak Magakian will main event 'Chaos at the Casino 3' on Saturday. (File Photo)
Sevak Magakian will main event 'Chaos at the Casino… (File Photo )

Lights Out Promotions’ hybrid combats sports series will return to the Hollywood Park and Casino on Saturday for “Chaos at the Casino 3.”

Former “The Ultimate Fighter” contestant Sevak Magakian of Glendale will fight in the mixed-martial-arts main event against another former Ultimate Fighter, Chris Saunders, on a card that features MMA, boxing and muay Thai kickboxing.

Magakian, who trains at Team Hayastan and Main Event Sports Club in Glendale, is 13-5-1, while Saunders is 10-5. Both are also Bellator Fighting Championships veterans.

A slew of local talent is currently scheduled to compete on the card.

In the boxing portion of the card, Vatche Martirosyan (1-0) will take on Carlos Meraz (1-1), while Melsik Bagdasaryan will take on former MMA fighter Anthony McDavitt in a muay Thai bout.

In other MMA action, Alfred Kashakyan (0-1) will face off with Doug Miller (0-1), Arsen Galstyan (1-1) will take on Matt Ruiz (1-2) and Armen Bakanyan (0-1) will toe the line with Emilio Chavez (5-5).


The co-main event will be Christos Giagos (6-2) against Thor Skancke (4-4) in an MMA bout.

For tickets, visit or call (818) 484-5555.

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