A SmackDown Live event in Detroit, Michigan on July 29th, will feature Brock Lesnar.
This particular live event is of significant notice because the live show is actually a SmackDown exclusive. The main event is set with Brock Lesnar taking centre stage, going up against the 2017 Money in the Bank winner, Baron Corbin.
The other matches set to take place in Detroit are Randy Orton vs Jinder Mahal (WWE Championship), Sami Zayn vs AJ Styles vs Kevin Owens (United States Championship). Furthermore, features from other SmackDown superstars such as Shinsuke Nakamura, Naomi, Charlotte, The New Day, Becky Lynch and more.
Joe Louis Arena
The Joe Louis arena has overseen some iconic moments in WWE, some of which are:
- 1995: Big Show makes WCW debut – defeats Hulk Hogan & wins WCW World Heavyweight Championship;
- 1998: Stone Cold gatecrashes WWF Championship presentation with a zamboni;
- 1999: The Rock throws Stone Cold into the Detroit River;
- 1999: Kurt Angle makes his debut at Survivor Series;
- 2002: John Cena makes his PPV debut vs Chris Jericho;
- 2009: Randy Orton wins Royal Rumble;
- 2010: John Cena defeats Batista in an I Quit Match;
- 2016: Shane McMahon returns to Monday Night RAW.
Following the WWE event, the Joe Louis Area will be demolished.