United Center


* Address: 1901 West Madison Street, Chicago
* Country: United States
* Capacity: 20,000
* Opened: 18 August 1994
* Main use: Basketball, ice hockey
* Tenants: Chicago Bulls (basketball), Chicago Blackhawks (ice hockey)

Extra stadium info – United Center

The construction costs of the arena were $175 million. The construction of the venue started in 1992. It is named after its corporate sponsor, United Airlines. The United Center is nicknamed Madhouse on Madison. It is known as a venue for several events, like basketball, boxing, concerts, ice hockey, mixed martial arts, political events, rodeo, tennis and wrestling. The Chicago Bulls, one of the first sports clubs with 10 million followers on its main social media page, use the arena for home games. They have been tenants of the arena since 1994. The Chicago Blackhawks also use the United Center for home matches. They have been tenants of the arena since 1995.

The Chicago Bulls are National Basketball Association members and the Chicago Blackhawks are National Hockey League members. The Bulls became the first club which plays its home games at the United Center with a value of $1 billion, followed by the Blackhawks. Michael Jordan is a former player of the Chicago Bulls. He is regarded as one of the best basketball players ever and he won the NBA title six times with the Chicago Bulls. The Chicago Blackhawks ice hockey club was founded in 1926. They won the Stanley Cup in 1934 for the first time in their history. The Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup several times.

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