Spectrum Center (arena)
The Cable Box
|Former names||Charlotte Bobcats Arena|
Time Warner Cable Arena
|Address||333 East Trade Street|
|Location||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Owner||City of Charlotte|
|Operator||Hornets Sports & Entertainment|
(expandable to 20,200)
Pro Wrestling: 20,200 (maximum)
*End stage 180°: 13,376
*End stage 270°: 15,236
*End stage 360°: 18,249
*Center stage: 18,504
|Broke ground||July 29, 2003|
|Opened||October 21, 2005|
|Construction cost||$260 million|
($334 million in 2018 dollars)
Odell Associates, Inc.
The Freelon Group, Inc.
|Project manager||PC Sports|
|General contractor||Hunt/R.J. Leeper|
|Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets (NBA) (2005–present)|
Charlotte Checkers (ECHL) (2005–2010)
Charlotte Sting (WNBA) (2006)
Charlotte Checkers (AHL) (2010–2015)
Spectrum Center is an indoor arena located in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. It is owned by the city of Charlotte and operated by its main tenant, the NBA's Charlotte Hornets. The arena seats 19,077 for NBA games but can be expanded to 20,200 for college basketball games.
The arena opened in October 2005 as Charlotte Bobcats Arena and later became Time Warner Cable Arena when the naming rights were purchased in 2008. When Charter Communications purchased Time Warner Cable in 2016, the name was again changed to reflect the Spectrum trade name.
The arena was originally intended to host the original Hornets franchise in the early 2000s. The Hornets' arena, the Charlotte Coliseum, was considered outdated despite being only 13 years old.
In 2001, a non-binding public referendum for an arts package, which included money to build the new uptown arena, was placed on the ballot for voters; it was placed in order to demonstrate what was believed to be widespread public support for new arena construction. Polls showed the referendum on its way to passage until then-mayor Pat McCrory vetoed a living wage ordinance just days before the referendum. As a result, Helping Empower Local People, a grass-roots organization supporting a living wage, launched a campaign to oppose the arena, arguing that it was immoral for the city to build a new arena when city workers didn't earn enough to make a living. The referendum failed with 43% for building the arena and 57% opposed.
City leaders then devised a way to build a new arena that did not require voter support, but let it be known that they wouldn't consider building it unless then-Hornets' owner George Shinn sold the team. While even the NBA acknowledged that Shinn had alienated fans, NBA officials felt such a statement would anger other team owners. As it turned out, the NBA approved the Hornets' application to move to New Orleans. However, the league promised that the city would get a new team—which became the Bobcats—as part of the deal. The total cost of the arena to Charlotte and Mecklenburg County was not known, but estimated at around $260 million. The construction was approved by the city council, which did not opt to present another referendum to the public.
The arena opened as the Charlotte Bobcats Arena on October 21, 2005, costing $265 million. Architects hoped the building would bring the city together, as its location and large outdoor plaza, among other features, would suggest. The building's concourses and open design, plus artwork throughout also suggests the concept of community and socializing. One major feature of the arena was its original center-hung scoreboard, which was not only the largest scoreboard in any NBA arena when it debuted, but also featured a one-of-a-kind light-up 360 degree 3D mural of the Charlotte skyline. In early 2006, the arena became the subject of controversy when the Bobcats charged a $15,000 fee to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools for graduation ceremonies held at the building. The fee was eventually waived following media attention from a local newspaper. Many high schools in the area moved graduations to Bojangles' Coliseum.
On April 8, 2008, the Bobcats announced a naming rights deal with Time Warner Cable (TWC), the area's largest cable television provider, renaming the venue Time Warner Cable Arena. As part of the deal, TWC shuttered its poorly-performing regional sports network C-SET (which was established to serve as the Bobcats' rightsholder) and allowed the team to negotiate a new deal with Fox Sports South to ensure wider distribution of its games. Following Charter Communications' purchase of TWC, the arena was renamed Spectrum Center, in accordance with Charter's trade name for its cable services.
Little to no renovations were made to the arena during much of its existence, mostly due to its young age. However, in September 2014, the Charlotte city council agreed to give the Hornets $34 million for arena renovations in preparation for the 2017 NBA All-Star Game.
On January 24, 2015, the Hornets announced and unveiled images of a new scoreboard to be installed in summer 2016, costing $7 million. The board's screens measure out at 25' high by 42' wide and 18' high by 31' wide, approximately, making it almost twice the size of the original board and among the NBA's largest. The screens are able to handle 1080p resolution, something unique to the NBA. Two smaller "underbelly" screens would also be included. In addition, the scoreboard would be able to change colors and have a visible 'hive' motif built-in throughout its design. It was also announced that four retractable auxiliary scoreboards will be installed in the corners of the upper level and finally, 360° ribbon boards are scheduled to be installed as well. Construction was completed by the start of the 2016–17 NBA season. Also announced were plans for the renovation of the visitors locker room, suites, and other rooms. This marked the first major renovations to the Spectrum Center in its history.
As North Carolina is a hotbed for college basketball thanks to constant success among its major universities, it was expected that the arena would host many NCAA basketball games, and that expectation was correct. Notable NCAA basketball games the Spectrum Center has hosted to date include:
- NCAA Tournament: 2008, 2011, 2015, 2018
- The arena hosted the first ever 16-1 upset in the NCAA Tournament since the 64-team field was adopted. The University of Maryland, Baltimore County upset the University of Virginia 74-54 on March 16, 2018.
- ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: 2008, 2019
- Southern Conference men's basketball tournament: 2010
- Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) men's and women's basketball tournaments: 2006–present.
- The Charlotte 49ers basketball teams play a number of high-profile games at the arena.
In 2012, the Spectrum Center hosted the Democratic National Convention. In 2016, the arena hosted the Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions. It was scheduled to host the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, but was removed as host on July 21, 2016 due to the league's opposition against North Carolina's Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act signed by then-Governor Pat McCrory. The league said consideration for Charlotte to host in 2019 would remain if the North Carolina State Legislature and current Governor Roy Cooper made changes to the act that were satisfactory to the league. On May 24, 2017 Charlotte and the arena were officially announced as hosts of the 2019 NBA All-Star Game. The arena will host the 2020 Republican National Convention.
Spectrum Center has had two other permanent tenants besides the Hornets.
The Charlotte Checkers of the ECHL vacated historic Bojangles' Coliseum to play in the new arena in fall 2005. When the ECHL Checkers gave way to an American Hockey League team with the same name, they remained at the arena. Although primarily built for basketball, the arena can accommodate an NHL-sized ice hockey rink. The seating capacity for hockey was 14,100 in an asymmetrical seating arrangement, with much of the upper level curtained off. This resulted in a lot of seats with poor sightlines; over 4,000 seats in the hockey configuration had obstructed views. Primarily because of those factors, on December 16, 2014, it was announced the Checkers would move back to Bojangles' Coliseum starting with the 2015–16 AHL season. Overall, both incarnations of the Checkers played 10 seasons at the arena.
The WNBA's Charlotte Sting moved with the then-Bobcats to the arena in 2005, becoming the building's third permanent tenant. However, they only played one season at their new home in 2006 before folding in early 2007. This was due to low attendance and a lack of on-court success.
The arena is used for more than just sporting events, with musical acts, family productions and many other events, such as concerts, circuses and professional wrestling all performing there.
|List of concerts and events at the arena|
|A Perfect Circle||A Perfect Circle 2011 Tour||July 19, 2011||Red Bacteria Vacuum|
|AC/DC||Black Ice World Tour||December 18, 2008||The Answer|
|Aerosmith||Rockin' the Joint Tour||January 12, 2006||Lenny Kravitz|
|American Idol LIVE!||American Idols LIVE! Tour 2006||August 1, 2006||N/A|
|American Idols LIVE! Tour 2008||August 17, 2008|
|American Idols LIVE! Tour 2009||August 1, 2009|
|American Idols LIVE! Tour 2011||July 28, 2011|
|American Idols LIVE! Tour 2013||August 8, 2013|
|Ariana Grande||The Honeymoon Tour||July 21, 2015||Prince Royce|
|Sweetener World Tour||June 10, 2019||Normani & Social House|
|Avril Lavigne||Best Damn Tour||July 29, 2008||N/A|
|Barry Manilow||ONE LAST TIME! Tour||June 6, 2015||N/A|
|B. Reith||2011 Tour||January 28, 2011||N/A|
|Beyoncé||The Beyoncé Experience||July 29, 2007||Robin Thicke|
|The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour||July 27, 2013||Luke James|
|Billy Joel||Billy Joel in Concert||December 5, 2015||N/A|
|The Black Eyed Peas||The E.N.D. World Tour||February 20, 2010||Ludacris & LMFAO|
|The Black Keys||Turn Blue Tour||December 11, 2014||St. Vincent|
|Blue Man Group||How to Be a Megastar Tour 2.0||November 17, 2006||Tracy Bonham|
|How to Be a Megastar Tour 2.1||November 3, 2007||Mike Relm|
|Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band||Face the Promise Tour||January 16, 2007||Eric Church|
|Rock & Roll Never Forgets Tour||April 25, 2013||Temperance
|Bon Jovi||Have a Nice Day Tour||January 18, 2006||N/A|
|The Circle Tour||April 22, 2010||Dashboard Confessional|
|Because We Can Tour||March 5, 2013||N/A|
|This House Is Not for Sale Tour||April 21, 2018||N/A|
|Brantley Gilbert||Let It Ride Tour||December 4, 2014||Tyler Farr & Chase Bryant|
|Britney Spears||Femme Fatale Tour||August 25, 2011||Destinee & Paris and DJ Pauly D|
|Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band||Magic Tour||April 27, 2008||N/A|
|Working on a Dream Tour||November 3, 2009|
|High Hopes Tour||April 19, 2014|
|Bruno Mars||The Moonshine Jungle Tour||August 21, 2013||Fitz and The Tantrums|
|24K Magic World Tour||September 14, 2017||Dua Lipa|
|Building 429||2006 Tour||March 24, 2006||Matthew West|
|2012 Tour||April 20, 2012||N/A|
|We Won't Be Shaken Tour||February 22, 2014||Hawk Nelson, Satellites & Sirens |
|Carrie Underwood||Play On Tour||October 30, 2010||Billy Currington & Sons of Sylvia|
|Blown Away Tour||November 3, 2012||Hunter Hayes|
|Storyteller Tour: Stories in the Round||October 23, 2016||Easton Corbin & The Swon Brothers|
|Celine Dion||Courage World Tour||January 21, 2020||N/A|
|Charlie Daniels Band||2010 Tour||May 25, 2010||N/A|
|The Cheetah Girls||One World Tour||October 29, 2008||Clique Girlz|
|Cher||Dressed to Kill Tour||May 5, 2014||Cyndi Lauper|
|Here We Go Again Tour||January 29, 2019||Nile Rodgers & Chic|
|Chris Brown & Trey Songz||Between The Sheets Tour||March 14, 2015||Tyga|
|Chris Tomlin||Love Ran Red Tour||March 1, 2015||Rend Collective & Tenth Avenue North|
|Cirque du Soleil||Delirium||April 28, 2006||N/A|
|April 29, 2006|
|March 21, 2007|
|March 22, 2007|
|Alegría||August 3, 2011|
|August 4, 2011|
|August 5, 2011|
|August 6, 2011|
|August 7, 2011|
|Michael Jackson: The Immortal||March 13, 2012|
|March 14, 2012|
|April 8, 2014|
|April 9, 2014|
|Quidam||July 3, 2013|
|July 5, 2013|
|July 6, 2013|
|July 7, 2013|
|Crystal||July 17, 2019|
|July 18, 2019|
|July 19, 2019|
|July 20, 2019|
|July 21, 2019|
|Clay Aiken||2005 Joyful Noise Tour||December 21, 2005||N/A|
|Coldplay||Mylo Xyloto Tour||July 3, 2012||Robyn|
|The Cure||4Tour||June 16, 2008||65daysofstatic|
|Daughtry||Leave This Town Tour||June 11, 2010||Lifehouse & Cavo|
|Dead & Company||Dead & Company Fall Tour 2017||November 28, 2017||N/A|
|Def Leppard & Journey||Def Leppard & Journey 2018 Tour||June 9, 2018||N/A|
|Demi Lovato||Neon Lights Tour||February 23, 2014||Fifth Harmony & Little Mix|
|Dierks Bentley||2009 Tour||June 6, 2009||N/A|
|The Doodlebops||2008 Tour||April 17, 2008||N/A|
|Dolly Parton||The Vintage Tour||December 15, 2005||The Grascals|
|Pure & Simple Tour||November 19, 2016||N/A|
|Drake||Would You like a Tour?||November 2, 2013||Miguel, Future |
|Eagles||Long Road Out of Eden Tour||January 14, 2009||N/A|
|History of the Eagles Tour||November 15, 2013||JD & The Straight Shot|
|An Evening with the Eagles||April 11, 2018||N/A|
|Earth, Wind & Fire & Chicago||2009 Tour||July 29, 2009||N/A|
|Earth Wind & Fire, Chic||2054: The Tour||August 18, 2017||N/A|
|Ed Sheeran||x Tour||September 11, 2014||Rudimental|
|÷ Tour||September 3, 2017||James Blunt|
|Elton John||Peachtree Road Tour||November 12, 2005||N/A|
|Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour||November 6, 2019||N/A|
|Elton John & Billy Joel||Face to Face 2009||March 7, 2009||N/A|
|En Vogue||2010 Tour||February 27, 2010||N/A|
|Eric Church||Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour||November 28, 2012||Justin Moore & Kip Moore|
|Eric Clapton||2006 Tour||October 17, 2006||Robert Cray Band|
|50th Anniversary Tour||April 2, 2013||The Wallflowers|
|Fall Out Boy||The Mania Tour||November 3, 2017||blackbear & Jaden Smith|
|Fleetwood Mac||Unleashed Tour||April 25, 2009||N/A|
|Fleetwood Mac Live||June 24, 2013|
|On with the Show Tour||March 7, 2015|
|An Evening with Fleetwood Mac||February 24, 2019|
|Florence and the Machine||High as Hope Tour||October 3, 2018||Billie Eilish|
|Foo Fighters||Wasting Light Tour||November 8, 2011||Social Distortion & The Joy Formidable|
|Fresh Music Festival||—||July 1, 2012||N/A|
|Gaither Homecoming||2005 Tour||December 31, 2005||N/A|
|2008 Tour||September 8, 2008|
|Hall & Oates & Train||Summer 2018 Tour||June 18, 2018||N/A|
|Halsey||Hopeless Fountain Kingdom Tour||October 17, 2017||PartyNextDoor & Charli XCX|
|Hank Williams, Jr.||Rowdy Frynds Tour||May 31, 2008||Lynyrd Skynyrd|
|High School Musical||High School Musical: The Concert||December 23, 2006||Jordan Pruitt|
|Imagine Dragons||Smoke + Mirrors Tour||July 7, 2015||Metric & Halsey|
|Evolve Tour||November 8, 2017||Grouplove & K.Flay|
|J. Cole||4 Your Eyez Only World Tour||August 9, 2017||Anderson .Paak|
|James Blunt||Back to Bedlam Tour||October 14, 2006||Starsailor|
|James Taylor & Carole King||Troubadour Reunion Tour||June 2, 2010||N/A|
|James Taylor||—||May 16, 2018||N/A|
|Jay Z||Magna Carter World Tour||January 4, 2014||N/A|
|4:44 Tour||November 16, 2017||Vic Mensa|
|Jim Gaffigan||Noble Ape Tour||November 10, 2017||N/A|
|[Jonas Brothers]]||Jonas Brothers World Tour 2009||August 21, 2009||Honor Society & Wonder Girls|
|John Mayer||Summer Tour 2019||August 9, 2019||N/A|
|Josh Groban||Awake Tour||September 2, 2007||Angélique Kidjo|
|Straight to You Tour||June 10, 2011||Eric Lewis|
|"Just Us" Jesus Gospel Concert||—||November 18, 2012||N/A|
|Justin Bieber||My World Tour||August 8, 2010||Iyaz, Vita Chambers |
& Sean Kingston
|Believe Tour||January 22, 2013||Carly Rae Jepsen & Cody Simpson|
|Justin Timberlake||The 20/20 Experience World Tour||July 12, 2014||DJ Freestyle|
|The Man of the Woods Tour||January 8, 2019||Francesco Yates|
|Kanye West||Glow in the Dark Tour||May 8, 2008||Rihanna, Lupe Fiasco, |
N.E.R.D & DJ Craze
|Keith Urban||Still Alive in '06 Tour||February 16, 2006||Pat Green|
|Escape Together Tour||June 18, 2009||Sugarland|
|Get Closer 2011 World Tour||June 24, 2011||Jake Owen|
|Keith Urban & Carrie Underwood||Love, Pain & The Whole Crazy Carnival Ride Tour||April 18, 2008||N/A|
|Kendrick Lamar||The Damn. Tour||August 29, 2017||YG & DRAM|
|Keri Hilson||2008 Tour||January 2, 2008||N/A|
|Khalid||Free Spirit Tour||August 13, 2019||Clairo|
|Kid Rock||American Rock N' Roll Tour||February 10, 2018||N/A|
|Lady Gaga||The Monster Ball Tour||September 18, 2010||Semi Precious Weapons & Lady Starlight|
|Lana Del Rey||LA to the Moon Tour||January 30, 2018||Kali Uchis|
|Lil Wayne||I Am Music Tour||January 2, 2009||Gym Class Heroes, T-Pain, |
Keri Hilson & Keyshia Cole
|Madonna||MDNA Tour||November 15, 2012||Martin Solveig|
|Mannheim Steamroller||2005 Christmas Tour||December 11, 2005||N/A|
|Maroon 5||Red Pill Blues Tour||October 4, 2018||Julia Michaels|
|Martina McBride||Timeless Tour||April 1, 2006||The Warren Brothers|
|Maxwell||BLACKsummers'night Tour||October 6, 2009||Chrisette Michele & Common|
|Maxwell & Mary J. Blige||King and Queen of Hearts World Tour||November 22, 2016||Ro James|
|Maze||2006 Tour||May 21, 2006||N/A|
|Metallica||World Magnetic Tour||October 18, 2009||Gojira & Lamb of God|
|WorldWired Tour||October 22, 2018||Jim Breuer|
|Michael Bublé||Call Me Irresponsible Tour||March 18, 2008||N/A|
|Crazy Love Tour||July 10, 2010||Naturally 7|
|To Be Loved Tour||October 26, 2013|
|Miley Cyrus||Best of Both Worlds Tour||November 27, 2007||Jonas Brothers|
|Wonder World Tour||November 24, 2009||Metro Station|
|Bangerz Tour||August 6, 2014||Lily Allen|
|Mötley Crüe||Mötley Crüe Final Tour||August 29, 2015||Alice Cooper & The Cringe|
|Mumford & Sons||Wilder Mind Tour||April 14, 2016||Blake Mills|
|Muse||The 2nd Law World Tour||September 3, 2013||Cage the Elephant|
|Natalie Grant||2011 Tour||September 23, 2011||Janice Gaines|
|September 24, 2011|
|Neil Diamond||Concert of a Lifetime Tour||December 12, 2008||N/A|
|New Kids on the Block||New Kids on the Block: Live||October 30, 2008||Natasha Bedingfield & Lady Gaga|
|The Main Event||June 2, 2015||TLC & Nelly|
|New Kids on the Block, Boyz II Men & 98 Degrees||The Package Tour||June 19, 2013||N/A|
|New Year's Eve Jam||—||December 31, 2011||N/A|
|December 31, 2012|
|December 31, 2013|
|December 31, 2014|
|Nickelback||All the Right Reasons Tour||March 23, 2006||Chevelle & Trapt|
|Nicole C. Mullen||2006 Tour||October 26, 2006||N/A|
|October 27, 2006|
|One Direction||Up All Night Tour||June 27, 2012||Olly Murs & Manika|
|Panic! at the Disco||Pray for the Wicked Tour||January 22, 2019||Two Feet & Betty Who|
|Paul McCartney||Up and Coming Tour||July 28, 2010||N/A|
|Pearl Jam||Lightning Bolt Tour||October 30, 2013||N/A|
|P!nk||The Truth About Love Tour||March 16, 2013||City and Colour|
|Beautiful Trauma Tour||March 9, 2019||Julia Michaels & KidCutUp|
|The Police||The Police Reunion Tour||November 15, 2007||Fiction Plane|
|Prince & The New Power Generation||Welcome 2 Tour||March 24, 2011||Anthony Hamilton|
|R. Kelly||Double Up Tour||November 18, 2007||Keyshia Cole, Ne-Yo |
& J. Holiday
|Rae Sremmurd||SremmLife Tour 2||May 17, 2017||N/A|
|Reba McEntire & Kelly Clarkson||2 Worlds 2 Voices Tour||November 21, 2008||Melissa Peterman|
|Red Hot Chili Peppers||Stadium Arcadium World Tour||January 23, 2007||Gnarls Barkley|
|I'm with You World Tour||April 6, 2012||Santigold|
|The Getaway World Tour||April 17, 2017||Babymetal & Jack Irons|
|Rihanna||Anti World Tour||March 20, 2016||Travis Scott|
|The Rock & Worship Roadshow||2010 Tour||March 12, 2010||N/A|
|Rod Stewart||Summer Tour 2018||July 28, 2018||Cyndi Lauper|
|Roger Waters & The Bleeding Heart Band||The Wall Live||July 10, 2012||N/A|
|Rush||Clockwork Angels Tour||October 30, 2012||N/A|
|Sade||Sade Live||July 31, 2011||John Legend|
|Sam Smith||In the Lonely Hour Tour||July 18, 2015||Gavin James|
|The Thrill of It All Tour||July 6, 2018||Cam|
|Selena Gomez||Stars Dance Tour||October 27, 2013||Emblem3 & Christina Grimmie|
|Revival Tour||June 7, 2016||DNCE & Bea Miller|
|Shania Twain||Rock This Country Tour||July 19, 2015||Gavin DeGraw|
|Stevie Nicks||24 Karat Gold Tour||November 10, 2016||The Pretenders|
|Stevie Wonder||A Wonder Summer's Night Tour||November 28, 2007||N/A|
|Soulive||2008 Tour||August 2, 2008||N/A|
|Taylor Swift||Fearless Tour||September 5, 2009||Kellie Pickler & Gloriana|
|Speak Now World Tour||November 16, 2011||NEEDTOBREATHE & Danny Gokey|
|The Red Tour||March 22, 2013||Ed Sheeran & Brett Eldredge|
|The 1989 World Tour||June 8, 2015||Vance Joy|
|Tim McGraw & Faith Hill||Soul2Soul II Tour||February 10, 2006||N/A|
|TobyMac||Hit Deeps Tour||February 20, 2016||Colton Dixon & Britt Nicole|
|Trans-Siberian Orchestra||Christmas Eve and Other Stories||November 20, 2008||N/A|
|November 28, 2009|
|December 2, 2010|
|December 1, 2011|
|The Lost Christmas Eve||November 29, 2012|
|The Christmas Attic||November 20, 2014|
|December 8, 2016|
|December 8, 2018|
|Travis Scott||Astroworld – Wish You Were Here Tour||March 24, 2019||Sheck Wes|
|Twenty One Pilots||The Bandito Tour||June 12, 2019||Bear Hands|
|U2||Vertigo Tour||December 12, 2005||Institute|
|Union Station||2007 Tour||August 17, 2007||N/A|
|Usher||OMG Tour||April 30, 2011||Akon & The Cataracs|
|Van Halen||2007 North American Tour||September 27, 2007||Ky-Mani Marley|
|A Different Kind of Truth Tour||April 25, 2012||Kool & the Gang|
|The Wiggles||2006 Tour||August 25, 2006
|2011 Tour||July 13, 2011|
|Winter Jam Tour Spectacular||–||January 13, 2008||N/A|
|January 11, 2009|
|January 10, 2010|
|January 9, 2011|
|January 8, 2012|
|January 5, 2013|
|January 5, 2014|
|January 18, 2015|
|March 26, 2016|
|February 19, 2017|
|January 21, 2018|
|January 20, 2019|
|Xscape||The Great Xscape Tour||December 2, 2017||Tamar Braxton|
|List of wrestling events|
|WWE Raw||January 23, 2006|
|November 26, 2007|
|June 15, 2009|
|June 14, 2010|
|March 25, 2012|
|October 29, 2012|
|November 28, 2016|
|October 29, 2018||This event featured a confronation between Brothers of Destruction (The Undertaker & Kane) and D-Generation X (Triple H & Shawn Michaels|
|WWE SmackDown!, ECW on Sci Fi and NXT||June 19, 2007||This event featured the last match of Chris Benoit, who died several days later|
|July 15, 2008|
|December 26, 2008|
|April 5, 2011|
|November 29, 2011|
|November 5, 2013|
|November 14, 2017||This event featured an apperance by Ric Flair, months after a serious illness earlier in the year. Episode also featured the RAW roster invade SmackDown Live roster, days before Survivor Series|
|WWE Vengeance||June 25, 2006|||
|Clash of Champions||September 15, 2019||"The Fiend" Bray Wyatt attacked Seth Rollins after the main event.|
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