WWE SmackDown Hosting Match at the Rolling Loud Festival in Miami • – WWE Sports

WWE will host two Friday night SmackDown matches at this year’s Rolling Loud Festival at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida, on Friday, July 23.

The company today announced a partnership, revealing that the match will take place both at the festival venue and at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Rolling Loud Festival features top hip-hop names such as Travis Scott, Post Malone and A $ AP Rocky.

The following press release has been issued.

WWE Friday Night SmackDown Heads to Rolling Loud Miami 2021

WWE and Rolling Loud, the world’s premier rap festival, today announced a new partnership to bring Friday Night Smack Down to Rolling Loud Miami 2021 on July 23rd. This is the first collaboration between WWE and a major music festival.

On the same stage as the festival’s headliners Travis Scott, Post Malone and A $ AP Rocky, WWE Superstars will be competing in a live match from Rolling Loud Miami. The July 23rd edition of FOX’s Friday Night SmackDown will feature a split-site broadcast with multiple matches at Rolling Loud Miami and the rest of the night at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland.

“What the entire team of Matt Zingler, Tariq Cherif, and Rolling Loud has built is great,” said Scott Zanghellini, Senior Vice President of Revenue Strategy and Development at WWE. “With the July 23rd edition of FOX’s Friday Night SmackDown, we couldn’t think of any better partner to bring such a unique WWE experience to our fans.”

“I grew up in Sweet Chin Music and was fascinated by the sights I built with WWE in collaboration with Vince McMahon,” said Tariq Cherif, co-founder / co-CEO of Rolling Loud. “The idea of ​​weaving our two stories into one world is one must-see event and inspiring.”

“And I quote! If you smell … WWE and Rolling Loud … what … cooking! Rolling Loud co-founder / co-CEO Matt Zingler said:

WWE has a rich history of integrating music into every aspect of the brand and working with some of the world’s most famous artists. Over the years, world-renowned hip-hop artists such as Snoop Dogg, Diddy, Three 6 Mafia, MGK and Wale have appeared at WWE’s biggest events.

Bringing 130 of hip-hop’s hottest acts to Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, the sold-out Rolling Loud Miami 2021 is a winning return for live rap music for risers and new superstars aspiring to play. It’s a party. In front of the festival audience. Rolling Loud Miami 2021, the sixth Rolling Loud Festival in Miami, which began as a humble day’s event at Bayfront Park, will take place from July 23rd to 25th.

The Friday Night SmackDown broadcast will take place on FOX on 8 / 7c, with Universal Champion Roman Reigns, SmackDown Women’s Champion Bianca Belair, SmackDown Tag Team Champions Ray and Dominik Mysterio, and WWE Intercontinental Champions Apollo Crew and Bailey. , Sesrollins, Kevin Owens, etc. will appear.

Rolling Loud Miami is the first of three Rolling Loud festivals to be held this year. Travis Scott, J., will be held in Citi Field, Queens, October 28-30. Cole returns to the birthplace of hip-hop at Rolling Loud New York 2021, headlined by 50 Cent. The festival will head west coast from the NEO Event Center in San Bernardino, CA, December 10-12 to Rolling Loud California, headlined by J. Cole, Kid Cudi and Future.

Stay tuned for more announcements about the Rolling Loud and WWE / Friday Night SmackDown partnership in the weeks leading up to the festival.

– WWE Sports

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