The Superstars and Divas of WWE Live are set to rock Vector Arena when the high-energy entertainment event hits New Zealand in August.
Some of the biggest names in the sport will be in tow for WWE Live, which hits Auckland on Wednesday August 10. Tickets for the event are on sale from 9am on Monday February 15. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
WWE is known for its athleticism and theatrics and has earned a reputation worldwide as a must-see entertainment event. Many of the best known wrestlers will appear for WWE Live at Vector Arena including Superstars Roman Reigns, Sheamus, Kevin Owens and Ryback.
They will be joined by WWE Divas, including current champion Charlotte, and Sasha Banks. WWE Tag Team Champions, New Day, will also be putting on an unforgettable show for the audience.
To celebrate this massive announcement we have put together a quick fire bio for five of the wrestling superstars who are heading to New Zealand.
From: Pensacola, Florida
Signature Move: Spear, Superman Punch
Fun Fact: Roman Reigns was a defensive tackle for NFL teams, Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars, before turning to the WWE.
Charlotte – Divas Champion
From: The Queen City (Charlotte, North Carolina)
Signature Move: Figure Eight, Natural Selection
Fun Fact: Charlotte is the daughter of wrestling legend and 16-time world champion, Ric Flair.
The New Day – Tag Team Champions
From: Tampa, Florida
Signature Move: The Big Ending
Fun Fact: Despite only being 5’11’’, Big E weighs 130kg! This man is immensely strong and he can deadlift a Fiat… now that is impressive.
From: Ghana, West Africa
Signature Move: Trouble in Paradise
Fun Fact: Born in Ghana, Kofi Kingston moved to Winchester, Massachusetts when he was three years old.
From: Atlanta, Georgia
Signature Move: Honour Role, Lost in the Woods
Fun Fact: Xavier Woods has a Ph.D. in educational psychology.
From: Boston, Massachusetts
Signature Move: Bank Statement
Fun Fact: Sasha Banks has a very famous cousin. None other than Snoop Dogg.
From: Dublin, Ireland
Signature Move: Brogue Kick, Cloverleaf, Irish Curse Backbreaker, White Noise
Fun Fact: As a youngster, Sheamus sang in the Palestrina Choir and appeared on the Late Late Show.
WWE wrestling has an enormous following throughout New Zealand and Australia. Since the first WWE production in Australasia in 2002, more than 750,000 fans have attended a live WWE event. The numbers are enormous and if you have ever attended a WWE event, you will understand why.
If you love the action and theatre of live wrestling, WWE is perfect for you! So get your friends and family together and get your tickets to see the Superstars and Divas of WWE Live!
WWE Live will hit Vector Arena on Wednesday August 10. Tickets for the event are on sale from 9am on Monday February 15. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.