September 1, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Tennis star Andre Agassi, Ultimate Fighting Championship head Dana White and four other area sports figures have been inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame.
The Friday induction ceremony at the Orleans Arena also honored Las Vegas Motor Speedway chief Chris Powell, professional golfer Stephanie Louden, high school basketball coach Bill Bobier and Las Vegas Events chief Pat Christenson.
The 43-year-old Agassi is a former World No. 1 tennis player. He won eight Grand Slam titles and was inducted in 2011 into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
In Las Vegas, Agassi has supported Boys & Girls Club programs, and his Andre Agassi Foundation for Education created the Agassi College Preparatory Academy.
White is the president of UFC, which now holds mixed martial arts bouts around the world.