Thu, 22 May 2014 09:00:00 GMT | By Richard Augustin

WWE returns to KL!

World Wrestling Entertainment announces WWE Live Event for Malaysia in mid October.

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WWE Legend Ricky 'The Dragon' Steamboat officiating the official launch of WWE Live in Malaysia

It’s been almost 12 years since the stars of the WWE laid the Smackdown live and in the flesh in Malaysia but now it has been announced that the superstars and Divas of the WWE will return to perform in the country once again.

The announcement was made in Kuala Lumpur today by former Intercontinental Champion and WWE Hall of Famer Ricky ‘The Dragon’ Steamboat. The WWE Live Event is scheduled for 11 and 12 October 2014 will emanate from Stadium Putra Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur.

“As a global sports entertainment brand, we are absolutely thrilled to be back here in Kuala Lumpur,” said Steamboat. “We are excited to come back here and put on a good show for our fans,” added the pro-wrestling legend. It was also announced that Malaysia, at the present point of time, will be the only stop for the WWE in the region for 2014.  “So make sure and be part of the action,” enthused the WWE  Hall of Famer. “You don’t want to miss this show!”

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Ricky 'The Dragon' Steamboat announcing the WWE Live event in Kuala Lumpur this October

Partnered by Astro and supported by Malaysia Major Events, the WWE Live Event will undoubtedly be a hot ticket for local fans of pro-wrestling and sports entertainment. Fans will be able to see their favourite WWE Superstars and Divas perform at the event, which includes John Cena, Bray Wyatt, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose of The Shield and many more. It is expected that more than 24 WWE Superstars and Divas are slated to perform at the two-day event in Kuala Lumpur.

Although the complete line-up of stars have yet to be determined, the WWE has demonstrated in the past that it’s  top tier talents should be on hand to perform. In 2002, the WWE SmackDown Tour boasted names such as Chris Jericho, The Big Show, Kane and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson participate during the event.

Tickets for WWE Live will go on sale Saturday, 31 May, 2014 from 10am onwards at Ticket prices for the event range from RM128-RM1,230.


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