WWE is all set to tour India this December

First Published 12, Sep 2017, 11:05 AM IST
WWE is all set to tour India this December
Highlights
  • The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is coming to India this December
  • WWE will hold two RAW-branded live events in New Delhi in the month of December
  • India has one of the biggest fanbases for WWE. Indian-origin jinder Mahal is the current WWE Champion

The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), which has a huge fanbase in India, will be touring the country in December this year.

WWE will hold two RAW-branded live events in New Delhi in the month of December. The events will he held on December 7 (Friday) and 8 (Saturday) at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium.

This is big news for the fans of the pro-wrestling that had last seen the superstars in action live in 2016 when WWE hosted live shows in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. The 2016 event had come after a gap of almost 14 years. RAW had toured India back in 2002.

The tour will also see WWE return to Abu Dhabi in the UAE on December 6 at the Zayed Sports City Tennis Stadium.

However, it is not confirmed if Indian-origin WWE Champion Jinder Mahal and his henchmen the Singh brothers, Sameer and Sunil, will be a part of the tour since they are part of the Smack Down Live roster.

Vince McMachon, the chairman of the board considers India as a huge market for WWE and will be aiming at more tours in the future.

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