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WrestleMania XV event venue
First Union Center
The First Union Center, now known as the Wachovia Center, is the home of the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers, the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, the Philadelphia Soul of the AFL, the AHL's Philadelphia Phatoms and the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League.
Among the arena's more significant events include:
August 31, 1996: In the building's inaugural event before a crowd of 19,500, Team USA defeated Team Canada in the first round of the World Cup of Hockey. Team USA and Flyers center John LeClair scored the first goal ever at 5:01 of the first period to help pace the Americans to a 5-3 win.
October 8, 9 & 11, 1996: KISS, in full make-up, became the first band to play three nights at the Center. The band was presented with bricks from "The Walk" prior to the third and final night.
May 31, 1997: In Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Flyers and the Detroit Red Wings, 20,291 fans set a record for the largest audience in Pennsylvania history to attend a hockey game.
March 28, 1999: Stone Cold Steve Austin defeated The Rock to win his third WWE Championship.
November 5, 1999: Al Snow and Mankind defeat Hardcore and Crash Holly to win the World Tag Team Championship.
January 24, 2000: The Dudleys put Terri through a table. It was the start of a brutal, sadistic stretch in which no woman was safe from the wrath of the Dudleys. Over the next six months, Mae Young, Lita, Trish Stratus and Tori all met the same fate as Terri thanks to D-Von and Bubba Ray Dudley.
September 24, 2000: The Hardy Boyz defeat Edge and Christian inside a steel cage at Unforgiven to win their second World Tag Team Championship.