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Bakersfield Dome owner says site has been sold, expansion set for Mesa Verde

Posted at 3:16 PM, Jul 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-03 19:48:45-04

The Bakersfield Dome, an iconic former home to boxing matches, will soon be no more.

The Dome's owner, Chencho Madera, confirmed with 23ABC that the Dome will be sold to the Geo Group. Madera says the Geo Group will tear down the Dome then work to expand the Mesa Verde ICE processing center.