FOX SPORTS PREPS FOR "FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN'S" BIG MOVE WITH WWE MOVING TRUCK TOUR ACROSS AMERICA
Tour Kicked Off Sunday at WWE Clash of Champions
Los Angeles - In anticipation of the network debut of FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN on Friday, Oct. 4, FOX Sports is hitting the road to help the WWE's Superstars on their big move.
FOX Sports' WWE moving truck is decorated with images of WWE Superstars and contains all the essentials for the bicoastal move - folding tables, metal chairs, Championship Titles and all. WWE Superstars will also make appearances at each stop including Seth Rollins, Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Booker T and more.
The tour kicked off on Sunday, Sept. 15, at WWE Clash of Champions in Charlotte, N.C., and makes 15 additional stops en route to its final destination of Los Angeles on Friday, Oct. 4 for the premiere of FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN on FOX.
NASCAR on FOX analyst Jeff Gordon also lends a helping hand for the move: https://bit.ly/2lTiM0M
The truck drops in on some of sports' major moments - from MLB on FOX's St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs matchup on Thursday, Sept. 19, to college football's BIG NOON SATURDAY contest between Michigan and Wisconsin on Saturday, Sept. 21, and a pair of NFL on FOX matchups, Oakland Raiders at Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, Sept. 22 and Carolina Panthers at Houston Texans on Sunday, Sept. 29.
In addition, the tour will stop at several FOX affiliate morning shows in Austin, TX, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, MO, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Phoenix, San Diego and Washington.
The full WWE moving truck tour is below:
Date City Event
Sunday, Sept. 15 Charlotte, NC WWE Clash of Champions
Tuesday, Sept. 17 Washington
Wednesday, Sept. 18 Detroit
Thursday, Sept. 19 Chicago MLB on FOX
St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs
Friday, Sept. 20 Chicago
Saturday, Sept. 21 Madison, WI BIG NOON SATURDAY
Michigan at Wisconsin
Sunday, Sept. 22 Minneapolis NFL on FOX
Oakland Raiders at Minnesota Vikings
Monday, Sept. 23 Minneapolis
Wednesday, Sept. 25 Kansas City, MO
Friday, Sept. 27 Dallas
Sunday, Sept. 29 Houston NFL on FOX
Carolina Panthers at Houston Texans
Monday, Sept. 30 Houston
Wednesday, Oct. 2 Phoenix
Thursday, Oct. 3 San Diego
Friday, Oct. 4 Los Angeles
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