WWE moves to L.A.'s STAPLES Center

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May 20, 2009

STAMFORD, Conn. -- World Wrestling Entertainment announced that due to the debacle caused by Kroenke Sports Enterprises regarding Game 4 of the NBA Playoffs, WWE would move the May 25, 2009 edition of Monday Night Raw from the Pepsi Center in Denver to the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.

In addition, due to the overwhelming support shown by the STAPLES Center, Los Angeles Lakers and the California WWE fans, WWE will hold back-to-back nights of action at the STAPLES Center, with a second event on Tuesday, May 26 at 6:30 p.m. PT. Head to Ticketmaster now for tickets to Tuesday's live event.

WWE will be returning to Denver for an event at the Denver Coliseum on Friday, August 7. Refunds for the Pepsi Center event can be obtained by returning tickets to the place of purchase.

"WWE is extremely grateful to the Lakers and the STAPLES Center for the hospitality and professionalism shown to WWE during this whole situation," said Vince McMahon, Chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment. "We apologize to all of the WWE fans in the Denver area who have been inconvenienced by Kroenke Sports Enterprises. We look forward to bringing two consecutive nights of WWE excitement to STAPLES Center this Monday and Tuesday night."

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