Worcester, Ma. is WWE territory and we have the history to prove it.
Once again, WWE will return to the DCU Center Arena and battleground for Smackdown Live! The New Day’s WWE Champion Kofi Kingston, Dolph Ziggler, Roman Reigns, Drew McIntyre, and more, will take to the ring on July 16th in what will surely be an event for the ages.
To celebrate the return of one of our most anticipated and knockout events, we’re looking back at the amazing WWE moments that took place right here at the DCU Center.
1. July 29, 1989: The legendary Hulk Hogan retains the WWE Championship
against Honky Tonk Man.
2. November 3, 1996: HBK (Heartbreak Kid) and The Undertaker defeat Mankind
and Goldust in a cage match.
3. December 28, 1998: It was “the night that changed wrestling.” During a televised
taping of Monday Night Raw (Aired January 4, 1999), Mankind defeats The Rock
in what would be his first WWE Championship.
4. April 27, 2003: 10,000 fans attend WWE Backlash to watch former football player
Goldberg defeat The Rock in his first WWE pay-per-view match.
5. November 2, 2009: The Prince of Darkness, Ozzy Osbourne, and partner in crime,
Sharon Osbourne, come to Worcester to host a live taping of Monday Night Raw.
Smackdown Live comes to the DCU Center July 16, 7:45pm.
Are you ready to rumble? #WWEWorcester @DCUCenter