– WWE has announced the Raw brand will tour Abu Dhabi next year, tickets go on sale Saturday. Below is the press release:
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — WWE announced today that it will bring the WWE Raw World Tour for the first time to the Zayed Sports City, International Tennis Complex in Abu Dhabi from Thursday, February 9 through Saturday, February 11, 2012. This marks the second time within a year that WWE is bringing its World Tour to the Middle East.
WWE currently has a strong TV presence in Abu Dhabi reaching more than 20 million households across the region with its flagship weekly shows, WWE Raw(R) and WWE SmackDown(R). WWE Raw is broadcast on MBC and the Abu Dhabi Sports Channel, with WWE SmackDown seen on Orbit Showtime Network.
“WWE is the biggest name in family entertainment today,” said Patrick Talty, General Manager of the Zayed Sports City. “Their Superstars are some of the most talented performers in the world. The fans will not be disappointed when they get to experience all the WWE excitement live and in person. We are proud to be hosting their inaugural trip to Abu Dhabi.”
“Hosting three live events in Abu Dhabi for the first time is a testament to the growing demand for the WWE brand in this region,” said Dominic Hayes, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, WWE International. “As part of our continued international expansion, we are very excited to bring our unique form of live, action-packed entertainment and the biggest WWE Superstars to our passionate fan base in the Middle East.”
Tickets are on sale from Thursday December 15, 2011 at 12:00 pm and can be purchased from www.zsc.ae