Australia seems set to carry its first main professional wrestling occasion in 5 years, with WWE officers reportedly closing in on a cope with the Western Australian Authorities.
With the corporate persevering with to develop their world footprint with 2023 exhibits in Canada, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia and England, a possible return Down Below can be a significant enhance for each events.
And with the likes of Rhea Ripley, Bronson Reed and Grayson Waller all discovering success below the WWE umbrella, now may very well be the proper time to return again to Australia.
WA Premier Mark McGowan has made no secret of his need to convey main occasions to the state, with a current UFC pay-per-view and upcoming national-exclusive Coldplay live performance bringing in vacationers from everywhere in the nation.
In line with reviews from each Fightful and Wrestling Observer, WWE officers just lately toured the services at Optus Stadium and are contemplating bringing a premium reside occasion (PLE) to Perth.
The Sporting Information understands the occasion would probably be held in early-2024, doubtlessly in February or March previous to WrestleMania 40 in Philadelphia.
This is all the things we learn about WWE returning to Australia.
Is WWE returning to Australia?
WWE is reportedly in preliminary talks with the WA Authorities round a significant occasion throughout the subsequent 12 months.
In line with a report from Wrestling Observer, the talks have progressed previous the expression of curiosity section.
“The native tourism group co-promoting it has gotten extra severe, as WWE officers went to Perth to debate such a present,” the report stated.
In an fascinating be aware, WWE just lately cancelled their multi-city reside occasion tour in Australia attributable to scheduling commitments. Nonetheless, the e-mail that was despatched round to followers claimed that an “thrilling new reside occasion announcement” can be coming quickly.
WWE haven’t toured Australia since 2019, whereas their final main occasion within the nation was in October 2018, with the ‘Tremendous ShowDown’ pay-per-view on the Melbourne Cricket Floor in entrance of 70,000 followers.
When is WWE coming to Australia?
At this stage, no formal announcement has been made relating to WWE returning to Australia, though authorities officers in WA are hopeful of locking in a significant occasion.
The Sporting Information understands the potential present would probably happen in late-February or early-March subsequent 12 months, previous to WrestleMania 40 in Philadelphia.
The place is Optus Stadium?
Optus Stadium is in Perth, Western Australia.
The venue is house to each the West Coast Eagles and Fremantle Dockers AFL franchises, in addition to the Perth Scorchers and Australian cricket groups.