Roman Reigns headlines WWE's return to Abu Dhabi in December

Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, Bray Wyatt and Braun Strowman also scheduled to appear on December 7 at event at Zayed Sports City Tennis Stadium.

Roman Reigns is competing in Abu Dhabi in December. Image courtesy of WWE.
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The WWE is returning to the UAE in December with an event on December 7 at Zayed Sports City Tennis Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

Headlining the roster of talent due to compete is Roman Reigns, who in April, when he was part of the main event at WrestleMania 33 with the Undertaker, became only the fifth man after Hulk Hogan, the Rock, Triple H and John Cena to be in the final match at three successive WrestleManias.


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It will be the second time that Reigns has appeared in the UAE, having competed in tag matches with his Shield stablemates Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose in October 2013.

Other Superstars advertised to appear are Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, Braun Strowman, Bray Wyatt, Finn Balor, Cesaro and Sheamus, with more talent due to be announced nearer the time.


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It will be the fourth time the WWE have visited the UAE in five years, and the first time since April 2016 when they were in Dubai for two nights.

“We are excited to bring WWE LIVE back to Abu Dhabi following overwhelming demand from our large, passionate fan base in the region,” said Carlo Nohra, WWE Middle East Vice President and General Manager.

“Fans can look forward to a spectacular show of non-stop, family-friendly entertainment for WWE’s only Abu Dhabi show this year.”

Tickets are available to purchase from Wednesday at 10am, and can be bought via and UAE Exchange Outlets, with prices starting from Dh250.