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The Best Boxing Venues In The World!

What are the best boxing venues in the world? Join us as we take a look at Boxings Dream Venues!

the best boxing venues in the world

  1. Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden, colloquially known as The Garden or in initials as MSG, is a multi-purpose indoor arena in New York City that opened on 11 February 1968. It has been home to some of the greatest boxing bouts in history. Located in America, in the middle of Manhattan it quickly became recognised as “The World's Most Famous Arena” due to its rich history of events.

Take a look at 5 of MSGs greatest ever fights:

  1. Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier I

  2. Jake LaMotta vs. Sugar Ray Robinson

  3. Joe Louis vs. Rocky Marciano

  4. Lennox Lewis vs. Evander Holyfield I

  5. Bernard Hopkins vs. Felix Trinidad

Caesars Palace best boxing venue

2. Caesar's Palace

Caesars Palace is a luxury hotel and casino in Paradise, Nevada, United States. Many great boxing shows have been held in Caesars Outdoor Arena since the late 1970s. It hosted fights between George Foreman and Ron Lyle in 1976 and Larry Holmes and Muhammad Ali in 1980. The 15,356-seat arena at Caesars Palace hosted "The Super Fight" boxing match between Sugar Ray Leonard and Marvin Hagler and two bouts between Evander Holyfield and Riddick Bowe were contested here. It was home to the Evander Holyfield vs. Michael Moorer bout in 1994 for the WBA, IBF and Lineal Heavyweight Championships. In 2004 boxing returned to the Palace, when Wladimir Klitschko and former Olympian Jeff Lacy headlined a card televised on Showtime at the Palace's new outdoor amphitheatre.

3. The Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City

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Did you know? Boardwalk Hall was declared a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 1987 as one of the few surviving buildings from the city's early heyday as a seaside resort.

4. The MGM Grand

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Did you know? The MGM Grand had 30 floors in the main building is 293 ft (89 m) high. Until MGM Grand featured a glass-sided 5,000 square foot lion habitat inside the casino area, in which up to six lions were shown daily from 1999 - 2012.

5. The Great Western Forum

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Did you know? The Forum was purchased by the Madison Square Garden Company (MSG), owners of Madison Square Garden, for $23.5 million. On September 24, 2014, the Forum was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

6. Olympia Stadium in Detroit

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Detroit Olympia, also known as Olympia Stadium, was a multi-purpose arena in Detroit. Nicknamed "The Old Red Barn", it was best known as the home of the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League.

On Sept.6, 1964, the Beatles came to Michigan. The familiar sounds of the Detroit Red Wings playing at Olympia Stadium gave way to something completely different: 30,000 teenagers screaming for John, Paul, George, and Ringo. They played two shows at Olympia Stadium

7. Plaza Mexico

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Plaza México incorporates the design and style of plazas in Mexico. The mall was developed and is currently owned by Korean investors. It hosts cultural festivals and performances, such as "El Grito de la Independencia" and "Cinco de Mayo" festivities.

8. York Hall in London

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The likes of Anthony Joshua and the “Gypsy King” Tyson Fury. Both men won ABA super-heavyweight crowns at the York Hall venue and also have boxed there as professionals. Joshua won two ABA super-heavyweight titles, with Finchley ABC, the first of which was at the York Hall in 2010.

9. Thomas and Mack Centre

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The Thomas & Mack Center was named for two prominent Las Vegas bankers, E.Parry Thomas and Jerome Mack, who established the original land foundation and donated $500,000 for feasibility studies and the initial architectural renderings.

10. Smart Araneta Coliseum

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The dome measures approximately 108.0 meters (354.3 ft) making it the largest dome in Asia from its opening in 1960 until 2001 when it was surpassed by the Ōita Stadium in Japan with a dome measuring 274.0 meters (899.0 ft). The Smart Araneta Coliseum is mostly used for sports such as basketball.

11. Wembley Arena

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In October 1976, the Empire Pool was awarded Grade II Listed status, protecting it and recognising it as a building of special architectural interest, technological innovation and virtuosity.[7] On 1 February 1978, the Empire Pool was renamed Wembley Arena.[8]

When the venue was known as the Empire Pool, it hosted the annual NME Poll Winners Concerts during the mid-1960s.

The venue was renovated, along with Wembley Stadium, as part of the early-21st-century regeneration of the Wembley Park area. The arena was closed for fourteen months, starting in February 2005, for a refurbishment costing £35 million; events were moved to a neighbouring temporary 10,000-seat venue, the Wembley Arena Pavilion

The building was renamed The SSE Arena on 1 June 2014 after energy company SSE plc bought the naming rights to the venue for 10 years.

13. The O2 Arena

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The 02 Arena or The Millennium Dome was originally used to house the Millennium Experience, an exhibition to celebrate the beginning of the third millennium. It changed to The O2 in2005. It is home to a premium outlet shopping at ICON Outlet, bars and restaurants, a multi-screen Cineworld, Oxygen Freejumping trampoline park and 12-lane Hollywood Bowl,

14. Copper Box Arena

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The Copper Box has 7,000 seats. It was used for handball preliminaries and modern pentathlon fencing during the Olympic Games, and for goalball during the Paralympic Games.

The main seating blocks can be tucked away, leaving a pillar-free, wide-open area of 2,712 square metres. And because of the sheer scale and size of the place, the facilities go above and beyond those you'd typically find.


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