World Wrestling Entertainment “Tribute to the Troops 2022” (Taping: 11/11/2022)
Venue: Cainbridge Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
First telecast: December 17, 2022
Attendance: Approximately 8,800
This year marks the twentieth anniversary of WWE’s Tribute to the Troops event.
Chief Warrant Officer Dennis White, who was privileged to witness the 2009 “Tribute to the Troops” event in Iraq, 2009, as the Indiana Ceremonial Unit’s Department of the Army National Flags emerge from the singing of the United States National Anthem.
Braun Strowman defeated LA Knight via pin after a powerbomb.
Tag team match
Ronda Rousey & Shayna Baszler defeated Emma & Tamina Snuka via submission by Tamina Snuka on Shayna Baszler’s Grifuda Clutch.
Six Man Tag Team Match
Drew McIntyre, Ricochet & Sheamus defeated The Imperium (Giovanni Vinci, Gunther & Ludwig Kaiser) with a pin on Ludwig Kaiser by Ricochet, after a shooting star press, Kaiser had to take a Claymore Kick from Drew McIntyre and a Broke Kick from Sheamus.
During the show, time spent with the US military, and WWE in particular, was honored in various videos:
“Amateur coffee fan. Travel guru. Subtly charming zombie maven. Incurable reader. Web fanatic.”