When Class A minor league teams the St. Lucie Mets and Brevard County Manatees are battling on the field in Florida State League action, a pair of WWE NXT wrestling superstars will be in the stands to meet fans.
New NXT champion Finn Balor and NXT diva Bayley will throw out the first pitch, sign autographs, pose for photos and give away prizes on Wednesday, July 22 at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie.
Balor and Bayley are on the Treasure Coast promoting the WWE NXT event at the Havert L. Fenn Center on Thursday, July 23 in Fort Pierce.
First pitch between the Mets and Manatees is 6:30 p.m.
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The Ireland native Balor is the newly crowned NXT champion. He defeated Kevin Owens for the title at The Beast in the East special in Tokyo, Japan on July 4 on WWE Network.
Bayley, hailing for San Jose, Calif., joined NXT in 2013. She likes to hug, and her signature move is the Bayley-to-Belly Suplex. Balor and Bayley are fan favorites.
WWE NXT is a professional wrestling development branch of the WWE based in Orlando. Several NXT wrestlers have been promoted to WWE, including Adrian Neville who visited the Mets at Tradition Field last year.
Wednesday (July 22) is also All You Can Eat and a Seat at the Mets’ game. For $15 fans get a ticket to the game and access to all-you-can-eat hamburgers, hot dogs, sausages, macaroni salad, chips, $2 soda and water and $2 beer.
Tickets are available and can be purchased in-person at the Tradition Field box office, over the phone by calling 772-871-2115 or online at
NXT Week in South Florida
WWE’s NXT has become a Florida institution from the opening of the WWE Performance Center in Orlando to the action-packed WWE Network shows and live specials filmed at Full Sail Live at Full Sail University in Winter Park (near Orlando), to the exciting live events throughout north and central Florida.
Now, South Florida will get its chance to see the next generation of WWE up-close and personal.
NXT is in Fort Pierce on July 23, Miami on July 24 and West Palm Beach on July 25.
Appearing are new NXT champ Finn Balor, NXT women’s champ Sasha Banks, NXT tag champs Blake & Murphy with Alexa Bliss, Tyler Breeze, Samoa Joe, Becky Lynch, The Vaudevillians (Simon Gotch & Aiden English), Bull Dempsey, Enzo Amore & Big Cass with Carmella, Baron Corbin, Dana Brooke, Uhaa Nation, Tye Dillinger, Bayley, Solomon Crow, Charlotte and more.
NXT in Fort Pierce
WWE NXT returns to the Havert L. Fenn Center on Thursday, July 23 at 2000 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce, 34982. Call 772-462-1521.
NXT in Miami
WWE NXT makes its Miami debut on Friday, July 24 in the Fieldhouse at the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami, 1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables, 33146. Call 305-284-8686.
NXT in West Palm Beach
WWE NXT arrives in West Palm Beach on Saturday, July 25 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., 33401. Call 561-366-3000.
The live events begin at 7:30 p.m.
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