WWE To Lay ‘SmackDown!’ On Memorial Coliseum Tuesday (VIDEO)

By Eric Dutkiewicz

March 11, 2013 Updated Mar 12, 2013 at 12:43 AM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. ( - The Road to WrestleMania XXIX heads right through Fort Wayne on Tuesday, when World Wrestling Entertainment’s Friday Night SmackDown! tapes this week’s episode at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.

Tuesday’s live event marks the second time within the calendar year that both of WWE’s television shows have come to the Summit City. Monday Night RAW originated from the Coliseum on June 25.

Some of professional wrestling’s biggest stars are set to appear, including: World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio, World Tag Team Champions Team Hell No (Kane & Daniel Bryan), Randy Orton and Sheamus.

SmackDown! will air Friday night at 8:00 on SyFy.

Del Rio and his personal ring announcer, Ricardo Rodriguez, will be live on 21Alive Morning News during the 6 a.m. hour to talk about the show, and WWE’s preparations for WrestleMania.

Fans interested in keeping up with all the wrestlers, divas and SmackDown! events are encouraged to use the #WWEFtWayne hashtag on Twitter.