Rhea Ripley, Ronda Rousey and Bianca Belair Celebrate as a Couple Gets Engaged During WWE SmackDown, Fans Pour in Love: “This Is So Beautiful”

Published 03/11/2023, 11:30 AM EST

While this week’s episode of WWE SmackDown was filled with action and drama, there was a heartfelt moment that happened on the show. A couple from sitting in the crowd got engaged during the show on-air and the wrestling world cannot stop congratulating them. The proposal can be called a ‘SmackDown Proposal’ as it happened on the blue brand.

A couple named Troy and Tia got engaged while SmackDown was live. Troy got down on one knee in the classic fashion to propose to the love of his life, Tia. Fortunately, a cameraman filmed the moment and later the WWE social media team shared the video on Instagram.


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They shared the video with the caption, “Love was in the air tonight at #SmackDown! Congrats Troy and Tia on your engagement 💕”

It was really a moment to cherish for the couple as they will remember their engagement for years. Proposing during the sports event is a trend for several years and WWE did the best thing in recording the moment.



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Surprisingly, this is not the first time a marriage proposal has happened in WWE in recent years. In 2017, a guy proposed to his then-girlfriend while Brock Lesnar was present in the ring and Paul Heyman was cutting a promo. 


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The guy got the girl but at the expense of ‘The Advocate’ slamming him for interrupting their segment on RAW. Heyman was cutting a promo about Lesnar facing AJ Styles at Survivor Series.

WWE fans react to the ‘SmackDown Proposal’

As WWE shared the video on Instagram, the fans flooded the comments section with congratulatory messages. As the fans rejoiced and reacted to their engagement on live TV, a few WWE stars also reacted to their special moment. 

WWE superstars like Rhea Ripley, Bianca Belair, Ronda Rousey, and Sonya Deville liked the video posted on Instagram. Moreover, former WWE superstar James Ellsworth also liked the video. Here are some of the top fan comments on the video.

During a WWE show, but whatever makes them happy. Congrats T&T

I love how this happened infront of the wrestlemania sign… congratulations to them! And great job camera person!

I could only dream one day I’ll get purposed to at a WWE event ❤️

Congratulations Troy & Tia! Keep being amazing ☺️.

This is so beautiful ❤️ I will never be that lucky


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Aaawww so sweet. congrats 😊


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The couple really had a dream proposal that they will cherish for years to come. Did you like the way Troy proposed to Tia? Share your thoughts below in the comments.

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Tushar Deogharkar

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Tushar Deogharkar is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Tushar has done his Master's in Tourism Management and is an ardent fan of pro wrestling. He follows WWE and AEW very closely and wants to learn how the promotions are run.

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