Arena VFG

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Arena V.F.G.
Arena V.F.G.
Location Guadalajara, Mexico
Capacity 15,000
Surface Grass
Construction
Broke ground December 23, 2008
Opened 2009
Construction cost $80 million

Arena V.F.G. is an indoor arena located in Guadalajara, Mexico. The arena can accommodate between 3,500 and 15,000 people.[1] It is mainly used for sporting events and concerts.

Name[edit]

The arena is named after Mexican singer Vicente Fernández, using the initials V.F.G. to represent the singer's full name Vicente Fernández Gómez.

Sporting Events[edit]

The arena was the site for a fight between Mexican, Saul "El Canelo" Alvarez vs. Luciano Leonel Cuello of Argentina.[2] The fight was the Main Event of a broadcast by Televisa. The Mexican fighter Alvarez beat Cuello by TKO in the sixth round. Vicente Fernández himself offered to give Alvarez a horse, when Vicente sat down for the post fight interview with Saul and Oscar De La Hoya.[3]

Concerts[edit]

Artists, including Muse, Laura Pausini, KISS, Oasis, Paramore, Depeche Mode, Shakira, Ricky Martin, Red Hot Chili Peppers, t.A.T.u., Gwen Stefani, Hilary Duff, High School Musical, Jordan Pruitt, Sarah Brightman, Aerosmith, Heaven & Hell, Down, Morrissey, Gloria Gaynor, Guns N' Roses, Judas Priest, Keane, Korn, Iron Maiden, Rammstein, Celine Dion, and Megadeth[4] have previously performed or are scheduled to perform at the arena.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-15. Retrieved 2010-12-26. 
  2. ^ http://www.boxingscene.com/?m=show&id=29033
  3. ^ Blears, James (2010-07-10). "Vicious Beating of Luciano Cuello". Boxing Scene. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-12-15. Retrieved 2008-12-12. 

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Coordinates: 20°28′2″N 103°15′48″W / 20.46722°N 103.26333°W / 20.46722; -103.26333