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The sports cathedral that doesn't lack anecdotes, such as those of the famous Boxer 'Sixto Escobar'.

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Estadio Sixto Escobar (Sixto Escobar Stadium)

The Madison Square Garden of Puerto Rico.

It’s interesting that Puerto Rico has a long sporting history and few years of playing 'soccer', which has always been known as 'football' around here. The 'Estadio Sixto Escobar' has become an essential attraction in San Juan if you're interested in big sports events. Since its opening in the 1930s, it became a cathedral for baseball, basketball and boxing, due to the American influence, and even became considered to be the Madison Square Garden of Puerto Rico. Among the anecdotes of this place, which you can read about in the 'Museo-Biblioteca del Pabellón de la Fama del Deporte Puertorriqueño (Museum/Library of the Puerto Rican Sport Hall of Fame), are the triumphs of the famous Puerto Rican Boxer 'Sixto Escobar', who knocked out his opponents in the world championship that was held in this stadium, and a tribute to him stands at the entrance of this stadium in the form of a statue.



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