WWE Touts Success Overseas, Upcoming Fall Tour, More

Ryan Gray


WWE issued the following press release today:

WWE® Slams Record Live Event Sell Outs in Europe

April 23, 2008

STAMFORD, Conn., April 23, 2008â<80>“WWEâ<80><99>s WrestleMania® Revenge Tours of Europe finished as the most successful in WWE history, selling out 15 of 20 events. The tours generated more than $14.5 million in ticket sales revenue. More than 175,000 fans were in attendance at events in the United Kingdom, Spain, Austria, France, Switzerland, and Portugal to see their favorite Superstars from the RAW®, SmackDown® and ECW® brands.

Andrew Whitaker, President of Europe, Middle East and Africa, stated “The success of WWE’s April tour is a real testament to the growing popularity of the brand internationally. We are thrilled that so many European fans had an opportunity to experience WWE live events in person.”

For fans that missed the excitement of WWE live in April, WWE announced that April 26 is the on-sale date for tickets for the RAW and SmackDown/ECW Survivor Series® Tours this November, which will bring more excitement and action to Europe.

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