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WWE Live Preview: Trenton on June 2nd

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

On Friday, June 2nd, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) returns to the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, N.J. This is the WWE’s first show at the facility since Halloween in 2016.

The WWE Live show will begin at 7:30 pm EST. Tickets range from $103 to $18 with parking an additional $15 (cash only).

WWE Live picture (Photo by WWE)

WWE Live picture (Photo by WWE)

The card is subject to change, but there are several superstars from Monday Night Raw and Smackdown Live listed. The previous show on Oct. 31, 2016 was a Smackdown Live! house show.

Kevin Owens —  who is expected to defeat Chris Jericho on Tuesday night — is expected to appear. Jericho is listed; however, he may not be there since his band Fozzy is touring in the United Kingdom the next week. Jericho officially begins his tour on Friday, May 5 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Samoa Joe, Bayley and Cesaro are also listed from the Raw brand. The New Day and Charlotte Flair are presently with the Smackdown Live brand, but are also listed on the Sun National Bank Center website.

In their last show in Trenton with the “Blue” brand, Dolph Ziggler defeated The Miz to retain his WWE Intercontinental Championship. Jack Swagger then defeated Tyler Breeze.

Apollo Crews, along with the Hype Bros. (Mojo Rawley and Zach Ryder) defeated The Vaudevillians (Simon Gotch and Aiden English) and Curt Hawkins. Baron Corbin then defeated Kalisto.

In a street fight, Randy Orton defeated Kane. Following that was a 3-on-2 handicap match, as Naomi and Becky Lynch defeated Natalya, Carmella and Alexa Bliss.

There was also a three-way match for the WWE Smackdown Tag Team Championship belts. Heath Slater and Rhyno defeated American Alpha (Jason Jordan and Chad Gable) and The Usos (Jimmy Uso and Jey Use).

In the main event of the show, AJ Styles retained his WWE World Championship over Dean Ambrose.

If this is a Raw show, like it appears to be, their last Raw exclusive show at the Sun National Bank Center was on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. Santino Marella began the show with a win over Tensai.

Eve retained her WWE Divas Championship over Layla. Michael McGillicutty then defeated David Otunga.

Brodus Clay defeated the aforementioned Jack Swagger. Damien Sandow also defeated JTG.

In the WWE Tag Team Championship match, Team Hell No (Kane and Daniel Bryan) retained their belts by defeating Primo and Epico. Antonio Cesaro also retained his WWE United States Championship belt with a win over Sin Cara.

In a Lumberjack match to end the show for the WWE Championship, Ryback defeated CM Punk by disqualification.

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