Sick of telling yourself that the adult-referenced jokes thrown into your kid's Disney movies aren't so bad? Want something to do with the family that won't make your friends cringe when you try to tell them about it? Then come for a night of live, explosive, energetic, unleashed raw entertainment!
You already know that WWE Monday Night Raw brings you the rowdiest fights from the biggest brutes in the athletic world. But these days, the tired, old chair smashing and blood splattering that inspired edgy movies like The Wrestler have been traded in for high-drama story lines backed by hard-hitting action without the cheap gimmicks that will land your kids on the evening news' next backyard-wrestling incident.
But let's get it straight: less gimmicks means more talent. There is a
reason why Cirque du Soleil is such a sensation. But nimble little
acrobats flipping around are one thing. Here, we're talking about
280-plus pound giants flying across the ring as though they forgot about
gravity, and when they fall, it makes noise.
"It's my son's favorite show," superstar David Otunga told us with a
chuckle. "He was born on a Monday, and I remember sitting in the
hospital holding him, and we sat there watching Monday Night Raw."
Also, you won't have to interpret any dance here. Otunga said that last
time in Miami, "We [The Nexus, of which Otunga is a part] came down,
stormed the ring, and just attacked everybody. We tore up the ring, beat
up the time keeper, chased away the commentators, and destroyed John
For those of you who are more up-to-speed on the latest WWE feuds than
on the deficit crisis, you should already be plenty amped at the
possibility of seeing John Cena take the championship, or Otunga having
it out with Randy Orton live before your eyes. For those who haven't
been keeping up, come experience the last WWE event to take place here
until WrestleMania in 2012. And for anyone with Miami pride, come check
out one of the biggest events to hit the WWE in years--the return of
University of Miami's own Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
The show starts at 8:15 p.m. at the American Airlines Arena (601 Biscayne
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Blvd., Miami) this Monday. Tickets start at $32.70 after fees. Call 800-745-3000, or go to