Sony Sports Network India has announced a WWE special, airing later this month.
“WWE Superstar Spectacle” will air on 1/26, Indian Republic Day, a national holiday for the country.
Promotional advertising for the special include Jinder Mahal, The Bollywood Boyz, Kavitia Devi, and Indus Sher.
It appears the new WWE India project is titled "WWE Superstar Spectacle" airing on 1/26. pic.twitter.com/TYP2m0bTbA
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Last month, Indian talent were involved in a photoshoot to take updated photos used for promotional material. POST Wrestling noted, WWE currently has a taping date listed for 1/22 for ‘India Special’ on their internal calendar.
Initial plans suggested an eight-man single-elimination tournament was going to be held to launch the brand, but that has yet to be confirmed.
Last year, Triple H spoke on plans to expand WWE’s presence in India. He says WWE will prioritize global markets over the next the next two years with plans to build a Performance Center in India.
“The Middle East, India, would be especially high on the list that we have. … Over time our intent is to build a Performance Center in India and to have people training there and build”
WWE ‘Superstar Spectacle’ will air on 1/26 on SPN in India. No official announcement has been made if the special will air on the WWE Network as of this writing.