WWE to travel to India for the first time in 13 years in January 2016


After the launch of the WWE Network this past Monday, India got some even bigger news as WWE and Ten Sports today announced that WWE is coming to town for two shows this coming January. This marks the first time in 13 years that WWE will be visiting India.

Both events – to be held on January 15 and 16 – will be held in New Delhi at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, the largest indoor sports arena in India and the third-largest in Asia.

A limited number of tickets will be available through a pre-sale from today at 1PM IST through Saturday at  11:59PM IST. Remaining tickets will go on-sale beginning Tuesday, November 10 at Noon IST at  www.in.bookmyshow.com.

“WWE is delighted to return to India to bring its fans energetic, larger-than-life, live entertainment,” said Gerrit Meier, WWE President, International. “Fans can expect to see the same non-stop action and family fun that they know and love from watching WWE programming, including WWE Raw and WWE SmackDown on Ten Sports Network.”

Rajesh Sethi, Ten Sports Network CEO, said that the company has been delivering WWE programming for more than a decade and they are excited to build on this partnership with WWE to bring live events to the fans.