STAPLES Center Graciously Steps In To Host WWE's Monday Night RAW and SMACKDOWN After Scheduling Conflict

by laliveinsider on Thu., May 21 at 12:00 PM

MONDAY NIGHT RAW ON MONDAY, MAY 25th at 5:30 p.m.
SMACKDOWN ON TUESDAY, MAY 26th at 6:30 p.m.

Los Angles, Calif. (May 20, 2009) - STAPLES Center and the WWE announced today that they will now move Monday Night Raw on Monday, May 25th from the Pepsi Center in Denver to STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, as well as added an additional date with WWE Smackdown on Tuesday, May 26th. Tickets will go on-sale Wednesday, May 20th at 8:00 pm at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. The STAPLES Center Box Office will begin selling tickets on Thursday, May 21st at 9:00 am. Tickets for both shows at popularly priced at $70 (first 5 ringside rows only), $50, $40, $30, $20. Monday Night Raw on May 25th will start at 5:30 p.m. (PST) and WWE Smackdown will start 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26th.

Catch all the action and excitement when World Wrestling Entertainment makes its way to Los Angeles. The following superstars are scheduled to appear at Monday Night Raw: JOHN CENA, RANDY ORTON, BATISTA, BIG SHOW, MVP, KOFI KINGSTON, CODY RHODES, TED DiBIASE, MATT HARDY, SANTINO MARELLA, CARLITO, PRIMO, MARYSE, KELLY KELL...and many more!

Tuesday's Smackdown will feature: EDGE, CHRIS JERICHO, JEFF HARDY, REY MYSTERIO, CM PUNK, CHRISTIAN, JACK SWAGGER, MARK HENRY, FINLAY, JOHN MORRISON,THE GREAT KHALI, UMAGA, CRYMY TYME, R-TRUTH, MICHELLE McCOOL AND MELINA. (Please note both line-ups are subject to change)

\"We were pleased that STAPLES Center could accommodate the change of venue from Denver to Los Angeles, which will allow our fans the opportunity to see in person two of WWE's most popular events,\" Lee Zediman, General Manager, STAPLES Center. \"Thank you to Vince and Shane McMahon for working diligently to resolve the scheduling conflict.\"

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MEDIA CONTACTS:

Cara Vanderhook, STAPLES Center, 213-742-7273, [email protected]

Michael Roth, AEG/STAPLES Center, 213-742-7155, [email protected]

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