WWE leasing Amway Center "for the foreseeable future," fans can reserve virtual seat

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The WWE has leased the Amway Center "for the foreseeable future," the sports entertainment group announced on Monday.

WWE Executive Vice President of Special Events reportedly calls the deal a "residency."

They said that weekly Raw and Smackdown TV shows, as well as pay-per-view events, will air from the arena starting Friday. Fans will not be allowed to attend the events.

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WWE reportedly wants to turn the Amway into a "highly immersive experience." It will include improved pyrotechnics, drone cameras, LED boards, and projected images of fans in the stands.

You can register for a "virtual seat" to appear on the LED boards in the arena at WWEThunderdome.com.

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