Cape Cod Coliseum

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Cape Cod Coliseum
Front of the Cape Cod Coliseum.JPG
The outside of the former Cape Cod Coliseum, circa 2013
Location South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
Coordinates 41°41′23.89″N 70°11′46.40″W / 41.6899694°N 70.1962222°W / 41.6899694; -70.1962222Coordinates: 41°41′23.89″N 70°11′46.40″W / 41.6899694°N 70.1962222°W / 41.6899694; -70.1962222
Owner Cape Cod Corporation
Surface Ice
Scoreboard Yes
Construction
Broke ground 1971
Built 1971-1972
Opened 1972
Closed 1984
Tenants
Cape Cod Cubs
Cape Cod Freedoms
Cape Cod Buccaneers
Boston Lobsters

Cape Cod Coliseum was a 7,200-seat multi-purpose arena located off of White's Path in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts.[1] In addition to sporting events, the Coliseum hosted rock concerts in summer months.

Sports[edit]

It was used by Vince McMahon for World Wrestling Entertainment, then known as the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). It was home to both the Cape Cod Cubs/Cape Codders of the North American Hockey League (1973–1977), the Cape Cod Freedoms of the Northeastern Hockey League (1978–1979), and the Cape Cod Buccaneers of the Atlantic Coast Hockey League (1981–82). It also hosted ESPN boxing show headlined by light middleweight contender Sean Mannion. In 1978, the Boston Lobsters featuring Martina Navratilova played four of their 22 home matches at the Coliseum.

Current Use[edit]

In 1984, the Coliseum was sold to Christmas Tree Shops.[2] As of March 2007, it serves as the warehouse for several businesses.[1][3]

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