65,000 seat indoor stadium built in 1983 in downtown San Antonio. Originally constructed with hopes of helping land San Antonio an NFL franchise, it eventually served as the home of the NBA's San Antonio Spurs until 2002. It has hosted a variety of other events, including several of boxing biggest matches.
On September 10, 1993, 63,000 fans, the second largest crowd in the United States for an indoor fight, witnessed Pernell Whitaker battle Julio Cesar Chavez to a highly disputed 12 round majority draw for the WBC Welterweight title.
On November 15, 2003, Manny Pacquiao, although not fighting for an officially sanctioned belt, became the "universally" recognized Featherweight champion of the world, with a dominating 11th round TKO victory over Marco Antonio Barrera.