WWE to Visit Russia for First Time
December 22, 2011
WWE have continued their recent expansion by announcing their first live tour of Russia.
WWE has seen recent success on Russian Televison and has scheduled the WWE RAW World Tour for the Luzhniki Small Sports Arena in Moscow on Wednesday April 11, ed 2012.
The WWE RAW World Tour will bring some of WWE’s biggest Superstars and Divas to the fans in Russia for all the live excitement. Among the talent slated to attend are: John Cena, CM Punk, Alberto Del Rio, The Miz, Kelly Kelly, Eve and many more. WWE will be working with the Russian live events promoter SAV Entertainment who has previously brought such prestigious acts as Paul McCartney, U2, Britney Spears, Aerosmith and Elton John to Russia.
“This will be SAV Entertainment’s first experience of this kind of show and we are very happy to launch it in Russia together with WWE” said Nadia Solovieva, SAV Entertainment CEO.
Dominic Hayes, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, WWE International, said: “Following the success of WWE RAW launching on 2×2 this past February, we are excited to bring some of WWE’s greatest Superstars and Divas to our Russian fans. WWE has a strong and ever growing fan base in Russia and we are looking forward to further developing the WWE brand in the market with this live tour.”
This follows WWE announcing their first foray into Abu Dhabi.