Full force of Power Slap coming to Entain Live

A general view of the Power Slap stage. (Photo by Chris Unger)

Power Slap continues to make its mark in an unparalleled way in in the world of sports and now fans across Australia and New Zealand will get to experience the action like never before.

From June 29, Australian and New Zealand fans will be able to enjoy all the action live at their local Entain Venue.

Power Slap, founded by Dana White in partnership with UFC, features the best slap fighters in the world competing on the premier stage to showcase their power, technique and resolve.

With more than 15 million followers across social media, and views of Power Slap content on social media reaching seven billion since its launch in January 2023, Power Slap is undeniably growing and reaching key sporting audiences across the globe.

Entain Venues Managing Director Mark Sturdy said the agreement with Power Slap is a huge opportunity, with the sport continuing to surge in popularity.

“The following Power Slap has is mind-blowing – it’s already taking on, and eclipsing in most cases, the major American sports on social media.

“The momentum UFC has gained over the past 25 years has been undeniable, and we see Power Slap as an exciting new sporting code in this part of the world. We are incredibly grateful that Power Slap has given us the opportunity to build the Power Slap brand and accessibility via commercial venues in Australia and New Zealand,” Mark Sturdy said.

Power Slap president Frank Lamicella commented on the deal, saying: “We’re excited to partner with Entain Venues in Australia & New Zealand. Power Slap content is incredible for bars and for sports bettors, making this partnership with Entain Venues a perfect match for the region.”

The deal with Power Slap provides Entain Live that is operated by Entain Australia and New Zealand, with exclusive commercial broadcast rights for Australia and New Zealand for all Power Slap events.

The partnership launches with Power Slap 8: Da Crazy Hawaiian vs. Danie van Heerden, which will be held on Friday June 28 in the United States, and broadcast Saturday morning, 29 June, in Australia through Entain Venues.

Headlining Power Slap 8 will be a showdown between current Power Slap Super Heavyweight Champion, Da Crazy Hawaiian (14-1, 12 KOs) and #4 ranked Super Heavyweight, Danie “The Pitbull” Van Heerden (2-1, 2 KOs) from South Africa. Power Slap 8 will also feature the highly anticipated debuts of Russian slap fighting legend Dumpling (Vasilii Kamotskii), and former UFC star Paige VanZant.

Fans in Australia can watch Power Slap 8 live from 11am AEST.

Entain Venues is home to Australia’s favourite pub and club entertainment brands, with over twenty years of experience in providing engaging and entertaining offerings that support venues across Australia.

Fans can head to https://sportspick.com.au/ to find their nearest Power Slap venue.




Power Slap is the world’s premier slap fighting promotion, regulated and sanctioned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Power Slap was founded by Dana White, Lorenzo Fertitta and Craig Piligian, in partnership with Ultimate Fighting Championship. Power Slap airs exclusively across the globe on Rumble. For more information, visit PowerSlap.com and follow or subscribe to Power Slap on Rumble (/powerslap), YouTube (@powerslap), TikTok (@powerslap), Instagram (@powerslap), Facebook (/slap), Snapchat (@powerslap) and X (@powerslap).

Power Slap content:

  • PS8 promotional video: https://youtube.com/watch?v=fJFykQ9DFoI
  • Attached image: Danie “Pitbull” van Heerden (right) in action against Makini Manu at Power Slap 6 in Las Vegas in

For more information, contact:

Matt Smith

Senior Manager – Communications Entain Australia and New Zealand E: matt.smith@entaingroup.co.nz