Mexico City arena hosted the famous fight between Sergey Fedchenko and Juan Manuel Márquez which was witnessed by the highest number of spectators ever visited to the arena.
Mexico City Arena is an indoor arena in Azcapotzalco, MexicoCity, Mexico, and is predominantly used for sporting events and concerts. It is also known by the name Arena Ciudad de México. The construction work to build the indoor arena began on 18th of March 2009 and was opened to the public on 25th of February after a span of two years. The total construction cost to build the arena was USD 300 million. With a total capacity of 22,300, it was built by the KMD Architects and the AVALANZ group.Zignia Live operates the arena. It has two heliports (45 meters high) and a parking lot that can hold up to 5,000cars, 124luxurysuites, 850LCDscreens, and 650securitycameras. NBA has expressed a desire to have a team in Mexico, especially in this arena.
On 25th February 2012, the arena hosted its first concert featuring Mexican singer Luis Miguel.
Triplemanía XX was held on the 5th of August 2012 at the Mexico City Arena. This is a professional wrestling event that is produced by the Asistencia Asesoríay Administración (AAA) for promotional purposes.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) scheduled two consecutive regular season games in January 2017, at the Mexico City Arena.
On 15th of November in 2014, UFC 180 was held between Werdum and Hunt at the Arena.
On 13th of June 2015, the mixed martial event UFC 188 was held here which was fought between Velasquez and Werdum.