Arena Report - Mohegan Sun Arena
Tonight, catch Raw live from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. The 10,000 seat arena has hosted Aerosmith, James Taylor, David Bowie and many other top music acts. In addition to music, the venue has housed many important sporting events including the 2004 Davis Cup Team Tennis match between the U.S. and Austria. The arena is also home to the WNBA's Connecticut Sun, the 2004 and 2005 Eastern Conference Champions.
Part of the Mohegan Sun Resort, the arena was nominated for the 2001 Concert Industry Award for Best New Major Concert Venue by Pollstar Magazine. WWE has wowed crowds at Mohegan Sun since 2002. On WWE's first visit on August 29, 2002 Chris Benoit defeated Rikishi using the Crippler Crossface in an Elimination Match. More recently, Raw emanated from the Mohegan Sun on August 1, 2005 and fans watched in awe as John Cena gave the FU to Carlito.
For a peek inside this amazing arena, tune into RAW at 9/8 CT on USA.