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Talking WWE with longtime fan, Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem

Miami’s own Udonis Haslem, a three-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat and a longtime WWE fan, poses for a photo with a fan after a WWE SmackDown TV taping at the AmericanAirlines Arena, home of Haslem and the Heat. WWE is returning to Miami with a WWE SmackDown house show (no TV) as part of its SummerSlam Heatwave Tour on Sunday, Aug. 13 at 5 p.m. at that AmericanAirlines Arena.
Miami’s own Udonis Haslem, a three-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat and a longtime WWE fan, poses for a photo with a fan after a WWE SmackDown TV taping at the AmericanAirlines Arena, home of Haslem and the Heat. WWE is returning to Miami with a WWE SmackDown house show (no TV) as part of its SummerSlam Heatwave Tour on Sunday, Aug. 13 at 5 p.m. at that AmericanAirlines Arena. Photo By Jim Varsallone

WWE is returning to South Florida with a WWE house show (no TV) as part of its SummerSlam Heatwave Tour, featuring SmackDown superstars on Sunday, Aug. 13 at 5 p.m. at the AmericanAirlines Arena, home of the three-time NBA champion Miami Heat.

Speaking of the Heat, champions Shane Battier, Andy Elisburg and Miami’s own Udonis Haslem have attended WWE shows in South Florida.

Haslem, a three-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat, also starred in basketball at Miami Senior High School and the University of Florida.

A big WWE fan, he discusses in an audio interview his favorite wrestlers, why he likes it, if he ever thought about wrestling and more.

Haslem with his kids and nephews attends many WWE shows in South Florida, especially if they are at the AmericanAirlines Arena, the Heat’s basketball home in Miami. Hey, he has some connections for good seats at the AAA.

WWE SmackDown in Miami

See WWE Champion Jinder Mahal, United States Champion AJ Styles, SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi, SmackDown Tag Team Champs The New Day (Kofi Kingston, Xavier Woods, Big E), Mr. Money in the Bank Baron Corbin, Charlotte Flair, Randy Orton, Kevin Owens, Natalya, Shinsuke Nakamura, The Usos, Dolph Ziggler, Becky Lynch, Sami Zayn, The Ascension (Viktor and South Florida’s Konnor), Carmella and more. Talent subject to change.

Special VIP Packages available.

Tickets: http://www.wwe.com/wwe-live-summerslam-heatwave-tour-miami

http://www.aaarena.com/events/detail/wwe-live

NOTE: Now until 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, there will be a special ticket price for WWE Fans.

Use the code "WWEHEAT" to access the special ticket price. Click here to find tickets.

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- WWE in Tampa

WWE will also be in Tampa on Saturday, Aug. 12 at the Amalie Arena.

Bell time is 7:30 p.m.

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- WWE SummerSlam

A week after the SmackDown house show in Miami, WWE invades Barclays Center in Brooklyn for SummerSlam, one of the company’s biggest shows of the year, on Sunday, Aug. 20 live on WWE Network and pay-per-view.

Fatal 4-Way match for the WWE Universal Championship: Brock Lesnar (champ) (with Paul Heyman) vs. Roman Reigns vs. Samoa Joe vs. Braun Strowman.

Naomi (champ) vs. Natalya for the WWE SmackDown Women's Championship.

Jinder Mahal (champ) (with Sunil Singh and Samir Singh) vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the WWE Championship.

Alexa Bliss (champ) vs. Sasha Banks or Nia Jax for the WWE Raw Women's Championship.

Neville (champ) vs. Akira Tozawa (with Titus O'Neil) for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship.

AJ Styles (champ) vs. Kevin Owens for the WWE United States Championship with Shane McMahon as special guest referee.

Randy Orton vs. Rusev.

The New Day (Big E, Kofi Kingston, and/or Xavier Woods) (champs) vs. The Usos (Jimmy Uso and Jey Uso) for the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship.

Big Cass vs. Big Show with Enzo Amore suspended above the ring in a shark cage.

Finn Bálor vs. Bray Wyatt.

John Cena vs. Money in the Bank winner Baron Corbin

and more.

Special start time 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT.

http://www.wwe.com/shows/summerslam

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- 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.

Additional information on WWE (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com.

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