MGM Grand Garden Arena

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MGM Grand Garden Arena
Interior of the MGM Grand Garden Arena
Interior of the MGM Grand Garden Arena
place 3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas , Nevada , USA
United StatesUnited States 
Coordinates 36 ° 6 '17.3 "  N , 115 ° 10' 7"  W Coordinates: 36 ° 6 '17.3 "  N , 115 ° 10' 7"  W.
owner MGM Resorts International
opening 18th December 1993
surface Parquet
ice surface
capacity 16,800 seats
  • Las Vegas Dustdevils ( CIFL , 1994)

The MGM Grand Garden Arena is a multi-purpose arena in the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas , Nevada . The arena is designed like Madison Square Garden in New York City and has a capacity of 16,800 spectators. It is located on southern Las Vegas Boulevard .

Sporting events

  • In 1994 the Las Vegas Dustdevils played one season of indoor soccer in the Continental Indoor Football League at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
  • The arena was the site of Evander Holyfield's heavyweight boxing fights against Mike Tyson in 1996 and 1997.
  • In January 2011, fifteen UFC events were held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena


  • Elton John and Billy Joel gave a concert on their "Face to Face Tour" in the arena on March 25, 1995, Elton John's birthday. In the concert, Ray Cooper performed a 40-minute drum solo.
  • Barbra Streisand opened the arena with two concerts on December 31, 1993 and January 1, 1994.
  • The Bee Gees gave a concert on November 14, 1997 on their “One Night Only” tour.
  • On the weekend of March 23-24, 2007, the Dave Matthews Band played a 266-minute concert.
  • Beyoncé gave a sold out concert as part of their "Beyoncé Experience Tour" 2007.
  • Madonna gave eight concerts over a period of seven years.
  • Cher gave two concerts in 1999 as part of her “Do You Believe? Trip". VHS later released the DVD "Live in Concert".
  • On November 18, 2001, Britney Spears gave a concert as part of her Dream Within a Dream Tour , which was recorded by Home Box Office and released on DVD (Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas) .


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