WWE and UConn Stamford hosted the “UpUpDownDown ESports Showdown” to benefit Make-A-Wish Connecticut. The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament was hosted by The New Day’s Xavier Woods and Wish kids Evan and Peter.
The winner of the showdown took home a WWE Championship Replica Title, tickets to WWE Money in the Bank 2019 and a guest appearance on a YouTube episode of UpUpDownDown.
Make-A-Wish Connecticut creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. A wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Since 1986, Make-A-Wish Connecticut has granted almost 3,000 wishes to local children. For more information about Make-A-Wish Connecticut, visit ct.wish.org. For more on WWE’s longtime partnership with Make-A-Wish, visit wish.org/wwe.