This week’s WWE SmackDown in Los Angeles had some big names from the entertainment industry in attendance. Fox’s WWE Friday Night SmackDown sold out L.A.’s Staples Center in one of the last major events before the arena’s official name changeover to Crypto.com.

According to a report from Deadline, the following people all were present inside Staples Center Friday night. Kelly Kahl (President of CBS Entertainment), Matt Cherniss (Head of Development and Programming at Apple), Noah Harpster (Actor and Producer), Barry Poznick, (President of MGM Studios), Larry Jones (Executive Vice President of Fox Sports), Vanessa Hudgens (Actor), Jemele Hill (Sports Journalist) and Reggie Bush (Analyst for Fox Sports, Retired NFL Running Back).

While Roman Reigns was not on the show, Brock Lesnar was there. RAW tag-team champions, Matt Riddle and Randy Orton also wrestled in the main event. Despite Covid scare, the estimated attendance for the event was just over 10,000. 

In the opening contest Rick Boogs and Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Los Lotharios (Angel & Humberto). Drew McIntyre beat Sheamus. In a match for the Smackdown Women’s Championship, Toni Storm defeated Charlotte Flair via disqualification (title does not change hands).

The main event saw New Day win a triple threat match against the Usos and RK-Bro. In the dark match main event, Sasha Banks emerged victorious out of a fatal 4-way match against Becky Lynch, Bianca Belair, and Charlotte Flair.

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Shifa Jahan

Shifa Jahan is a freelance writer from Bahrain currently pursuing her Masters degree in Comparative Literature from Jadavpur University, India. She is experienced in Copywriting, Academic Writing and loves to write about pop culture/ entertainment-news. Other interests include theatre, teaching, foreign languages and culture.

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