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Press release: WWE to return to Malaysia in October

WWE issued the following press release:

WWE RETURNS TO MALAYSIA

KUALA LUMPUR, May 22, 2014 – WWE (NYSE:WWE) and Astro are excited to announce today that WWE LIVE™ will return to Malaysia for the first time since 2002, with two shows in October 2014. The shows will be held at Putra Stadium in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 10:00 am.

Fans will be able to see their favorite WWE Superstars® live, including John Cena®, Bray Wyatt™ and the Wyatt Family™, The Shield™, Intercontinental Champion Bad News Barrett™ and many more.*

WWE LIVE is supported by Malaysia Major Events, a division of Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau, an agency under Malaysia's Ministry of Tourism and Culture.

WWE's robust programming in Malaysia includes Monday Night Raw®, AfterBurn™, Vintage™, BottomLine™, NXT™, Superstars™, Main Event™ and WWE Presents™ airing on Astro SuperSport 3 channel, and all Pay-Per-View titles on Astro Box Office Sport channel.

"Astro is pleased to partner with WWE to bring world class entertainment, WWE LIVE, to its fans in the South East Asia region. Fans of WWE are set for an action-packed, entertaining event this October. We are delighted to bring the WWE experience from TV to the live stage," said Henry Tan, Chief Operating Officer of Astro.

"WWE Live is expected to draw tourists from the South East Asia region with an estimated tourist expenditure of close to RM33 million over the two days. WWE has always been one of the favourite entertainment programmes in the region and Malaysia since it was introduced on television. Malaysia is proud to host WWE Live, adding to the roll call of many distinguished events that coincide with Visit Malaysia Year 2014," said Tony Nagamaiah, General Manager, Malaysia Major Events.

"We are excited to return to Malaysia with WWE live events in 2014," said Sweesin Wu, WWE's Vice President & General Manager, Asia Pacific. "These events reflect WWE's commitment to our growth in Malaysia, and to expanding our relationship with Astro, one of the leading media entertainment groups in market. WWE would like to extend special thanks to MME for their vision in engaging WWE, and for MME's high level of professionalism and expediency in progressing negotiations which successfully resulted in 'WWE Live Malaysia 2014' coming to fruition", he added.

Tickets will go on sale Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 10:00am and can be purchased from www.ticketpro.com.my  or by +603 7880 7999. Ticket price ranges from RM128 – RM1230.

*Talent line-up subject to change
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