WWE will honor US military service members later this month with its 20th anniversary “Tribute To The Troops.”
The event will take place on Saturday, December 17 at 2:30 pm ET and can be seen on FOX. There is expected to be a star-studded roster of superstars on the card.
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Braun Strowman, current SmackDown Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey, Drew McIntyre, Sheamus, Imperium and others will be in action for the special, WWE said.
“In what is considered WWE’s most patriotic and moving show of the year, the company began ‘Tribute To The Troops’ to honor our service men and women and their families and thank them for their continued sacrifice to our country.” the company said in a statement. Press release obtained by Fox News Digital.
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The first “Tribute to the Troops” event was held in December 2003 from Camp Victory in Baghdad. That event aired on Christmas Day and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin made a surprise appearance to apply the Stone Cold Stunner to John Cena and Big Show.
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Last year’s “Tribute to the Troops” event was the most watched special since 2014. WWE said it drew more than 2 million viewers and was up 42% compared to 2020.