STAMFORD, Conn., September 14, 2023 – WWE, part of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), today announced “WWE Campus Rush,” a multi-campus college athlete recruitment tour, will visit seven top NCAA Division I universities this fall in search of the next generation of WWE Superstars.

WWE Superstars such as Big E, Bianca Belair, Omos, Riddick Moss and Raquel Rodriguez, all of whom have transitioned from college athletics to a career in WWE, have visited 11 of the nation’s top schools since the program’s inception last October, including powerhouse athletic programs such as Ohio State, Duke, Oklahoma and Penn State.  WWE Superstars address student athletes at each tour stop and educate them about the global leader in sports entertainment. In conjunction with each university, student athletes will learn about WWE’s “Next In Line” (NIL) program and the path to becoming the next WWE Superstar.

Last week, “WWE Campus Rush” visited the University of Texas and will visit six additional universities from five conferences during the fall semester, including:

  • University of Wisconsin – Wednesday, September 27
  • University of Pittsburgh – Monday, October 2
  • University of Washington – Wednesday, October 4
  • University of Maryland – Tuesday, October 17
  • University of Missouri – Monday, October 23
  • Texas Christian University – Tuesday, November 14
  • Sports Business Journal’s Intercollegiate Athletic Forum – Wednesday, December 6

*Schedule subject to change

The fall tour will conclude in Las Vegas at Sports Business Journal’s Intercollegiate Athletic Forum, the most preeminent conference on the business of college sports, on Wednesday, December 6.

Learn more about WWE’s “Next In Line” program and the path to WWE at wwerecruit.com.

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WWE, part of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), is an integrated media organization and the recognized global leader in sports entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family-friendly entertainment on its television programming, premium live events, digital media, and publishing platforms. WWE’s TV-PG programming can be seen in more than 1 billion homes worldwide in 25 languages through world-class distribution partners including NBCUniversal, FOX Sports, TNT Sport, Sony India and Rogers. The award-winning WWE Network includes all premium live events, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library and is currently available in more than 180 countries. In the United States, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Peacock, is the exclusive home to WWE Network. Additional information on WWE can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com.

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