DETROIT – As the Michigan Panthers approach their home opener on April 30, the team announced Tuesday that WWE Superstar Ettore “Big E” Ewan will serve as the Panthers’ official cheerleader for all home games this season.
As command anchor, Big E will add fun and excitement to the USFL’s unique family atmosphere, privileged for fans.
In all, Big E has led off five home games for the Panthers this season. In addition to the April 30 opener, fans can catch him on May 6 against the Memphis Showboats, May 13 against the Pittsburgh Maulers, May 20 against the Birmingham Stallions and June 18 against the Philadelphia Stars. The final home game on June 18 is also WWE Superstars Night, which will celebrate WWE and its fans.
“I’m excited to join forces with the USFL and the Panthers as the team returns to Michigan,” said Big E. “Detroit has some of the best fans in the world and I look forward to connecting with them at Ford Field, the host. de SummerSlam this August”.
Big E will bring fun to Ford Field with pre- and post-game fan interactions, in-game interviews with fans in the stands, on-field recognition and touchdown celebrations. Fans can also get involved with WWE Big E Fan Cam Moments by tweeting in-game photos for a chance to be featured on video boards and social media.
“Big E has built his reputation in WWE on his exceptional talent and fabulous personality. Big E will be appearing frequently on screen, where his positive, engaging and outgoing charisma will shine through for fans in the stands and at home.” . said Nancy McDonald, USFL vice president of marketing. “We couldn’t think of a better host for the Panther’s exciting return to Detroit.”
For the first time in 40 years, the USFL is heading to the Motor City to play at Detroit’s iconic Ford Field. Single game tickets start at just $10 with big savings on season and group tickets, making the USFL the best value in professional sports. Themed nights, like WWE Superstars Night, give fans an extra layer of excitement. Tickets and schedule for all games are available at theusfl.com.
SummerSlam, one of WWE’s biggest events of the year, will take place at Ford Field on Saturday, August 5. It will be the first time in 30 years that WWE will host its historic summer event in Detroit. Tickets for SummerSlam are now available.
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