Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez

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Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez
El Rancho Vaquero
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Full nameColiseo Rubén Rodríguez
LocationPájaros, Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Coordinates18°23′41.85″N 66°9′3″W / 18.3949583°N 66.15083°W / 18.3949583; -66.15083Coordinates: 18°23′41.85″N 66°9′3″W / 18.3949583°N 66.15083°W / 18.3949583; -66.15083
Capacity3,000 (minimum)
12,000 (maximum)[1]
Field size310 feet by 310 feet
Construction
Built1988
Tenants
Vaqueros de Bayamón (BSN) (?–present)
Vaqueras de Bayamón (LVSF) (?–present)
Puerto Rico Tip-Off (NCAA)
UFC 8

Coliseo Rubén Rodríguez (English: Ruben Rodríguez Coliseum) is an indoor sporting arena in Puerto Rico. The coliseum was dedicated to Rubén Rodríguez (former player of the Vaqueros de Bayamón). It is located in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. It can accommodate up to 12,000 spectators and can be reached by the Tren Urbano system from the Deportivo station. The venue hosted the 50th Miss Universe on May 11, 2001.[citation needed]

Event uses[edit]

This coliseum had been used for events like:

Incidents[edit]

In December 14, 1993, the arena hosted a Pantera concert on the "Vulgar Display of Power Tour". During the show Phil Anselmo sang eight songs and left because of the mosh pits and riots that ensued during the event. the event was opened by Powerlord.[citation needed]

References[edit]

Events and tenants
Preceded by
Mammoth Gardens
Ultimate Fighting Championship venue
UFC 8
Succeeded by
Cobo Arena
Preceded by
Eleftheria Indoor Hall
Miss Universe Venue
2001
Succeeded by
Roberto Clemente Coliseum