WWE announces new ThunderDome location

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WWE announces new ThunderDome location

WWE ThunderDome officially changes home. As had already been circulating for several weeks, in fact, the shows of the Stamford company will remain in Tampa but will move from Tropicana Field to the Yuengling Center. The change of location will take place starting from the first episode of Raw post WrestleMania.

This was communicated by the same company owned by Vince McMahon, through a statement that he then relaunched on his social channels.

More than 650,000 fans registered for the WWE ThunderDome

"WWE will bring its world-class viewing experience, WWE ThunderDome, to the Yuengling Center and will remain in Tampa, but with a new residence starting with Monday Night Raw, which airs April 12 at 8 pm.

of the East Coast of the United States, on USA Network. The move to the Yuengling Center continues WWE's longstanding relationship with the state of Florida and marks the next phase of the WWE ThunderDome, which launched with critical acclaim last August at Orlando's Amway Center and continued for the past four months at Tropicana.

Field of Tampa. Yuengling Center is located on the campus of one of Florida's largest universities, the University of South Florida. Featuring a state-of-the-art set, video cards, fireworks, lasers, state-of-the-art graphics and drone cameras, the WWE ThunderDome offers an immersive viewing atmosphere and virtually brings thousands of fans to the arena via live video, in combination.

with The Famous Group and its proprietary technology, for all WWE Monday Night Raw events, WWE Friday Night SmackDown and WWE PPVs. WWE ThunderDome received top honors at last year's Sportel Awards for the best virtual experience for fans.

To date, more than 650,000 fans from around the world have signed up to be part of the WWE ThunderDome. Fans can register for their virtual seat to participate in upcoming WWE shows via www.WWEThunderDome.com or on WWE's Facebook, Instagram or Twitter pages."

WWE currently holds weekly RAW and SmackDown shows inside the WWE ThunderDome, as well as monthly pay-per-view events. More than 650,000 fans have registered to appear on screens inside the arena since the ThunderDome concept launched in August 2020.

Meanwhile, Randy Orton has become one of the most well-respected veterans in the WWE locker room over the past several years. Before Orton became the locker room leader, he was a rookie like everyone else coming into the business.

Speaking to Stone Cold on Broken Skull Sessions, the RAW Superstar revealed that Vince McMahon was very upset with The Undertaker after his match with Randy Orton in 2002: ''After the match, we get back up to Gorilla (position) and Vince (McMahon) gives him sh*t, like, 'What are you doing out there? What are you doing?' Arm drags, hip tosses, backdrops, two dropkicks, double bump, come up. So 'Taker says something along the lines of, 'Full circle, man. That's what we do.' '