The WWE has confirmed that they will be hosting a live special event in the UK later this year.
The company announced on their UK Twitter account today that they will be coming to the O2 Arena on September 7 for 'WWE Live in London' - a 'one-night only' special live event, and the first main roster special event to take place in the United Kingdom for 13 years.
So far, the superstars advertised for the event are Roman Reigns, The New Day, Charlotte, Sasha Banks, and AJ Styles, but many more are still expected to be revealed.
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The WWE UK Twitter account announced that: "Tickets for the exclusive WWE live event in London this Sept go on pre-sale to @O2 customers at 9am on Mon 14 March." They'll be on sale to the general public on March 16.
According to WhatCulture, the official statement said: "WWE will return to London this autumn for a special, one-night only event due to overwhelming demand by UK fans to see their favourite WWE Superstars and Divas in action."
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This is great news for UK based fans who only get to see their favorite WWE superstars perform live once or twice a year unless they travel to the United States.
With it being an exclusive live event, there is the possibility that the company will make this event available to view on the WWE Network as well.
The superstars advertised could also give us an indication of the direction of the WWE over the next couple of months, with Reigns leading the line as expected, and Charlotte and Sasha Banks perhaps feuding for the Divas Championship.
This show will hopefully follow in the success of the NXT TakeOver: London event which took place last year in December at The SSE Arena of Wembley, which was also broadcasted out on the WWE Network. This event was highly rated by critics and fans alike, and the hope will be the upcoming 'Live in London' special can do the same.
Another WWE Network special is taking place this weekend. Roadblock will take place at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Ontario, and will have the main event of Triple H vs Dean Ambrose for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
Other matches also taking place at the event are Brock Lesnar vs Bray Wyatt, The New Day vs The League of Nations (Sheamus and King Barrett) for the WWE Tag Team Championship, and The Revival (Scott Dawson and Dash Wilder) vs Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady for the NXT Tag Team Championship.
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