WWE issued the following:
WWE RETURNS TO ABU DHABI
May 19, 2013, London – WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced that it will be returning to Abu Dhabi with three action-packed live events from Thursday, October 10 through Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Zayed Sports City Tennis Stadium. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, May 20 and are available at ticketmaster.ae.
Fans attending WWE LIVE™ presented by Figaro’s Pizza will be able to see their favorite Superstars, including current WWE Champion John Cena®, Sheamus®, Mark Henry® and Ryback®, plus many more.**
“We are thrilled to bring WWE’s electrifying live events experience back to Abu Dhabi,” said Gerrit Meier, Executive Vice President, International, WWE. “Our passionate fan base, paired with the support and commitment from our business partners in the region, have helped to grow and establish WWE as a leading entertainment brand in the Middle East.”
“Zayed Sports City is delighted to have WWE return to our facility this year. They are truly one of the world’s most popular entertainment brands as demonstrated by three successful shows last year,” added Zayed Sports City's General Manager Barry Bremner. “The talent that has been lined up this year will be very popular with UAE fans and the show will be exceptional. I would encourage fans to buy tickets early to avoid disappointment.”
WWE made history in 2012 as it broke numerous records with the Raw® World Tour in Abu Dhabi, setting attendance records for both a single event and a series of three entertainment events. WWE Superstars performed in front of more than 16,000 fans during its historic three-day run from February 9-11 with a sold-out crowd of 5,964 fans on February 10.
WWE LIVE PRESENTED BY FIGARO’S PIZZA DETAILS:
• Thursday, October 10, 7:00pm, Abu Dhabi – Zayed Sports City Tennis Stadium
• Friday, October 11, 7:00pm, Abu Dhabi – Zayed Sports City Tennis Stadium
• Saturday, October 12, 7:00pm, Abu Dhabi – Zayed Sports City Tennis Stadium