Some of American wrestling’s biggest names are set to perform at Zayed Sports City in December
WWE is coming back to Abu Dhabi for the first time in two years – and some big names will be clashing in the capital, including multiple WrestleMania headliner Roman Reigns and two-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins.
WWE Live Abu Dhabi takes place Thursday December 7, at Zayed Sports City Tennis Stadium, with tickets going onsale Wednesday October 11 at 10am. Ticket prices start at Dhs250.
Also on the bill are Dean Ambrose, Braun Strowman, Bray Wyatt, Finn Bálor, Cesaro and Sheamus.
Roman Reigns, real name Leati Joseph Anoaʻi, has been with the WWE since 2010, and made his main roster debut in 2012, ironically alongside Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose. He was crowned Superstar Of The Year in 2014 and Royal Rumble winner in 2015. He’s defeated two of the sport’s most famous talents, Triple H and The Undertaker, on his way to those three WrestleMania victories.
Rollins, real name Colby Daniel Lopez, hails from Buffalo, Iowa, and also signed with the WWE in 2010, was 2014’s Money In The Bank Winner and was crowned Superstar Of The Year in 2015.
The WWE has been held in the capital twice before, once in 2015 and once in 2013. Check out this fan footage from the 2015 event below.
We’ll have a full preview of the event in the December edition of What’s On Abu Dhabi magazine.
Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, Thur 8pm, from Dhs250. Taxi: Zayed Sports City. platinumlist.net