San Antonians love their pro wrestling, whether it’s a lucha libre match in a makeshift outdoor ring or the grittier New Japan-style wrestling that’s becoming more popular in the States. So, when the WWE rolls into town with an event, fans of the sport come from all around the area to get a glimpse of their favorite athletes jumping from the top rope or driving their elbow into someone’s temporal lobe.
The WWE Live event at the AT&T Center comes on the heels of one of the entertainment company’s popular pay-per-view shows, Royal Rumble, which takes place next week in Phoenix. At WWE Live, wrestling fans will get a chance to see Intercontinental Champion Dean Ambrose put his championship belt on the line when he goes head-to-head with Seth Rollins.
Last week during WWE Live, Rollins was seconds away from grabbing the belt after he gave Ambrose the Curb Stomp, but wrestler Bobby Lashley interrupted the match and attacked Rollins, who ended up losing the fight. Also on the card is Braun Strowman vs. Baron Corbin. Raw Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey, Sasha Banks, Lashley and many more superstars are scheduled to make appearances.
$20-$110, Fri Jan. 18, 7:30pm, AT&T Center, One AT&T Center Pkwy., (210) 444-5140, attcenter.com.
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