Wrestling & MMA

WWE to honor U.S. military on Memorial Day on Raw

This Memorial Day, at the beginning of Monday Night Raw airing at 8 p.m. ET May 29 on USA Network, WWE will once again honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in serving our country.

Here is how WWE will be paying tribute to the brave men and women who gave their lives to protect our freedom.

WWE is very supportive of the U.S. armed forces, including the annual Tribute to the Troops special.

Also, during the recent WrestleMania 33 Week, WWE joined forces with Full Sail University, the Central Florida Sports Commission and the City of Orlando in hosting a Veteran Employment Panel and Networking Event in support of Hire Heroes USA. The event gave nearly 150 veterans an opportunity to receive one-on-one career coaching and then network with key employers from the Orlando area, including Lockheed Martin, Hilton, ADP and many more.

- WWE SmackDown in South Florida

WWE is returning to South Florida with a WWE live show (No TV) as part of its SummerSlam Heatwave Tour, featuring SmackDown superstars on Friday, June 9 at the BB&T Center, home of the NHL The Florida Panthers in Sunrise, near Fort Lauderdale.

WWE Championship Match: Jinder Mahal (c) w/The Singh Brothers vs. Randy Orton

United States Championship Match: Kevin Owens (c) vs. AJ Styles

Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Dolph Ziggler

SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: The Usos (c) vs. The New Day vs. The Colons

Also Scheduled to Appear:

SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi, American Alpha, Charlotte Flair, Baron Corbin, Natalya, Sami Zayn, Carmella, Luke Harper, Erick Rowan, Becky Lynch, Mojo Rawley, Sin Cara and more.

Tickets: $119.25, $94.25; $69.25, $49.25, $34.25, $24.25. Additional fees may apply.

Tickets: http://www.thebbtcenter.com/events/detail/wwe-live-1

BB&T Center Box Office, www.ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000.

Card is subject to change.

For suite and premium seating, call 954-835-7828.

About WWE

WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience.

WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide in 25 languages.

WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 over-the-top premium network that includes all live pay-per-views, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library, is currently available in more than 180 countries. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Munich and Tokyo.

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