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The Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium (Japanese: 大阪府立体育会館 Ōsaka furitsu taiikukaikan) is an indoor sporting arena located in Namba, Osaka, Japan. The most notable boxing match held here in the series is the All Japan Rookie King Tournament[1] final between Makunouchi Ippo and Sendo Takeshi.
Osaka Furitsu Gymnasium2
Furitsu Gym

Ōsaka furitsu taiikukaikan - The main entrance

About

It first opened in 1952 and the current building was constructed in 1987. It's capacity is roughly 8000, over four times that of Kourakuen Hall. The facility is used even for world matches.

Trivia

  • This is the first stadium outside of the Kourakuen Hall that Ippo fights in.

References

  1. Chapter 97