WWE India Tour Official Announcement
As we reported earlier this week, WWE is headed to India in December. Triple H traveled to Mumbai this week to make the formal announcement for the tour.
WWE LIVE RETURNS TO INDIA WITH “THE MODERN-DAY MAHARAJA” JINDER MAHAL
MUMBAI, India & STAMFORD, Conn. October 5, 2017 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) and Sony Pictures Networks India today announced that WWE LIVE will return to India with two shows in New Delhi at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on Friday, December 8 and Saturday, December 9. Ticket information will be announced in the coming weeks.
The shows will feature “The Modern-Day Maharaja”, current WWE Champion Jinder Mahal, who will be accompanied by The Singh Brothers™. In addition, WWE LIVE will feature WWE Superstars Roman Reigns™, Seth Rollins™, Dean Ambrose™, Braun Strowman™, Alexa Bliss™, Sasha Banks™, and more.*
“It is an honor to represent the people of India every time I step into the ring, and it will be a true privilege to perform for them live,” said Jinder Mahal.
“WWE enjoys a large, dedicated following in India, with the highest TV viewership after only cricket,” said Mr. Rajesh Kaul, President, Sports and Distribution Business, Sony Pictures Networks. “We are delighted to announce to our loyal fans the return of WWE LIVE, presenting them with an opportunity that will take them closer to their favorite WWE Superstars.”
“Following overwhelming demand from our massive and passionate fan base in India, we are excited to bring WWE LIVE back to New Delhi for two shows of spectacular, non-stop, family-friendly entertainment,” said Sheetesh Srivastava, Vice President and General Manager, WWE India. “I know our fans cannot wait to fill the Indira Gandhi Stadium and welcome back their favorite WWE Superstars.”
Candice Michelle Returning To The Ring
Former WWE Women’s Champion Candice Michelle has announced that she will be returning to in-ring action. She will have a one-off match at House Of Hardcore’s Blizzard Brawl on December 2nd. She will be taking on Lisa Marie Varon (the former Victoria), and this will be her first match since being released by WWE back in 2009.