What are the best boxing venues in the world? Join us as we take a look at Boxings Dream Venues!
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:
Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier I
Jake LaMotta vs. Sugar Ray Robinson
Joe Louis vs. Rocky Marciano
Lennox Lewis vs. Evander Holyfield I
Bernard Hopkins vs. Felix Trinidad
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
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