WrestleMania 2 event venues: L.A. Sports Arena, Nassau Coliseum and Rosemont Horizon

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April 07, 1986

Los Angeles Sports Arena
The Los Angeles Sports Arena was dedicated on July 4, 1959 by Vice President Richard M. Nixon.

The first event at the venue was a Bantamweight title fight between Jose Becerra and Alphonse Halimi, before 13,657 fans.

Bruce Springsteen has performed mulitple times over the years here. At an April 15, 2009 show, he called it "the joint that don't disappoint."

Several movies have been filmed inside the Los Angeles Sports Arena, including Rocky, The Last Boy Scout, Waynes World 2, Mighty Ducks 2, Space Jam and The Fan.

NassauNassau Coliseum
The Coliseum is host to the New York Islanders.

Nassau Coliseum was built on Mitchel Field Army/Air Force base, and opened on May 29, 1972, at a cost of $32 million.

Nassau Coliseum has seen much history, including Bobby Nystrom's overtime goal in 1980 that won the Islanders their first of four consecutive Stanley Cups.

Billy Joel has his own retired number banner hanging in the Coliseum.

Ken Shamrock made history at the Coliseum in 1998 when he defeated X-Pac in an Intercontinental Championship Tournament final to win his first WWE singles title.

RosemontRosemont Horizon
The Rosemont Horizon, now known as the Allstate Arena, was built in 1979.

The Allstate Arena is the home of the DePaul Blue Demons and the Chicago Wolves of the International Hockey League and the Chicago Rush of the Arena Football League.

The Rosemont Horizon played host to WWE's first-ever Pay-Per-View, the Wrestling Classic. The Wrestling Classic was a King of the Ring type tournament, which was won by WWE Hall of Famer Junkyard Dog.

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