Arena to host pre-WrestleMania 39 SmackDown and post-WrestleMania Raw

The Arena, formerly known as the 'Staples Center' to host the pre-WrestleMania 39 SmackDown and the post-WrestleMania Raw

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The venue for WWE programming before and after WrestleMania 39.

WWE hosted the WrestleMania 39 launch party on August 11th to promote the two-night WrestleMania at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.

Celebrities such as Snoop Dogg were on tap for the launch party along with the likes of Raw Women’s Champion Bianca Belair and Becky Lynch. Los Angeles Daily News wrote a feature story about the festivities and it was noted in their article that the pre-WrestleMania 39 SmackDown on 3/31/23 and post-WrestleMania Raw on 4/3/23 is taking place at Arena, formerly known as the ‘Staples Center’ in Los Angeles.

WWE will not only take over SoFi Stadium with the two-day WrestleMania event on April 1-2, but will broadcast both of its weekly television shows at arena to bookend the weekend. Smackdown will be held on March 31 and RAW take place on April 3.

There will also be a WWE Hall of Fame ceremony, WrestleMania Axxess (meet and greet), and various community-based events.

The next Premium Live Event for WWE is Clash at the Castle which is emanating from Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.

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