The Metro Radio Arena has hosted many events from World Wrestling Entertainment, most of the time, selling out. The most notable event was Insurrextion 2003 which was broadcast live exclusively for the United Kingdom on Sky Box Office. The first house show to be held at the arena was a Smackdown event on the 18 March 2004. Raw made its house show debut in Newcastle on 23 April 2005. There was also a Raw/ECW house show on 9 November 2006 which was the debut of ECW in Newcastle.
WWE's last event at the arena was a Raw house show on 8 April 2010. The WWE will be returning to The Metro Radio Arena with a Smackdown house show on 8 November 2010 as part of their Smackdown World Tour.