American Airlines Center

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American Airlines Center (AAC) is a multi-purpose arena, located in the Victory Park neighborhood in downtown Dallas, Texas.wikipedia
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Dallas Mavericks

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The arena serves as the home to the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association, and the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League.
The team plays its home games at the American Airlines Center, which it shares with the National Hockey League's Dallas Stars.

Dallas Stars

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The arena serves as the home to the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association, and the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League.
The Stars played out of Reunion Arena from their relocation until 2001, when the team moved less than 1.5 miles into the American Airlines Center.

Reunion Arena

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By 1998, the Dallas Mavericks, then owned by H. Ross Perot, Jr., and the Dallas Stars were indicating their desire for a new arena to replace the Reunion Arena.
Both teams moved to the new American Airlines Center in 2001.

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American Airlines Center (AAC) is a multi-purpose arena, located in the Victory Park neighborhood in downtown Dallas, Texas.
The Dallas Mavericks play at the American Airlines Center.

Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament

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In 2003, 2004, and 2006 it was held at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, and in 2007 it was held in the Ford Center at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

National Hockey League

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The arena serves as the home to the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association, and the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League.

National Basketball Association

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The arena serves as the home to the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association, and the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League.

Victory Park, Dallas

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American Airlines Center (AAC) is a multi-purpose arena, located in the Victory Park neighborhood in downtown Dallas, Texas. Principal design work was carried out by David M. Schwarz Architectural Services of Washington D.C. American Airlines Center was designed to be the heart of a new urban, commercial area designed to reinvigorate the city of Dallas called Victory Park.
The American Airlines Center is located in Victory Park and is home to the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars.

David M. Schwarz

Principal design work was carried out by David M. Schwarz Architectural Services of Washington D.C. American Airlines Center was designed to be the heart of a new urban, commercial area designed to reinvigorate the city of Dallas called Victory Park.

American Airlines Arena

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The airline also holds the naming rights for another NBA venue, the American Airlines Center for the Dallas Mavericks and the Dallas Stars, which opened in 2001.

Ross Perot Jr.

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By 1998, the Dallas Mavericks, then owned by H. Ross Perot, Jr., and the Dallas Stars were indicating their desire for a new arena to replace the Reunion Arena.
It was said that he was a basketball novice, or disinterested in the sport and was using his position as team owner to front his projects, most notably Victory Park, which was anchored by the American Airlines Center which opened in 2001.

Dallas Sidekicks (1984–2004)

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The first sporting event took place on August 19, 2001, with the Dallas Sidekicks of the World Indoor Soccer League taking on the San Diego Sockers.

2007 National Hockey League All-Star Game

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On January 23, 2006, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced that the event to be held during the 2006–07 season would take place at American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Stars.

2003 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament

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The 2003 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament was played at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, making it the first time the tournament was ever played outside Kansas City.

World Indoor Soccer League

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The first sporting event took place on August 19, 2001, with the Dallas Sidekicks of the World Indoor Soccer League taking on the San Diego Sockers.

Feet of Flames

On the next night, the arena hosted the last show of Michael Flatley's Feet of Flames tour.
The tour ended on 29 July 2001 in Dallas, Texas in the American Airlines Center, the second event to be held at the venue.

UFC 171

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UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler was a mixed martial arts event that was held on March 15, 2014, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

Dallas Desperados

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The following season saw no relief to the postseason failure as the Desperados at 12–4 lost to the 8–8 New York Dragons in Dallas.

Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum

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The event took place on June 18, 2011 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

UFC 103

UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort
UFC 103: Franklin vs. Belfort was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on September 19, 2009 in Dallas, Texas at the American Airlines Center.

UFC 185

UFC 185: Pettis vs. dos Anjos
UFC 185: Pettis vs. dos Anjos was a mixed martial arts event held on March 14, 2015, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

UFC 211

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UFC 211: Miocic vs. dos Santos 2 was a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship held on May 13, 2017, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

WWE Great Balls of Fire

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It took place on July 9, 2017 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

UFC 228

UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till
UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till was a mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that was held on September 8, 2018 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

Athena Tacha

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On the south side of the arena AT&T Plaza (also called Victory Plaza) serves as the principal entrance into the facility, designed by artist Athena Tacha in 2000.