TNA Announce First Ever International PPVs to be Taped in England

TNA UK PPV PosterThe Maximum Impact VI tour in 2014 has just got a whole lot more exciting! TNA Impact Wrestling will be taping two prestigious PPV events during their tour of the UK alongside the regular Impact Wrestling tapings in Glasgow and London!

On 31st January, Manchester Phones 4u Arena will play host to the British Empire Cup, a one-night tournament featuring eight of wrestling’s elite battling it out to win the cup. Seven Impact Wrestling stars will compete as well as one mystery competitor who will have to earn their way into the cup through a gauntlet battle royal. This will feature not only international stars but several familiar British faces too!

Then on 2nd February, TNA brings the Joker’s Wild 2 event to the Birmingham NIA. If you’ve never seen Joker’s Wild before, anything goes with the best of friends and the worst of enemies all forced to  team together. A first round of tag team matches leads to a gauntlet battle royal for the victors, and one single winner will walk away with a £100,000 prize.

Don’t forget the TV tapings happen in Glasgow’s Hydro Arena on 30th January and then the ever-popular Wembley Arena in London on 1st February. If the already announced roster hasn’t got your attention yet, then there are nine new additions! Olympic Gold Medallist Kurt Angle will be joined by British Boot Camp winner Rockstar Spud, Christopher Daniels, Kazarian, Brooke, ODB, Knux, Robbie E and Jessie Godderz.

TNA President Dixie Carter said: “Along with the TNA Impact Wrestling superstars and staff, I am ecstatic toKurt again experience the unparalleled passion and energy of our fans in the UK. As TNA continues global expansion and Impact Wrestling ratings on Challenge TV continue to skyrocket, for the first time in our company’s history we have the pleasure of showcasing the incredible UK fans to the rest of the world through FOUR individual broadcast events planned during the Maxiumum Impact VI tour.”

Kurt Angle added: “I absolutely love coming to the UK, as does everyone on the TNA Impact Wrestling roster, so I am delighted to be returning in 2014.”

Angle and the new additions join the already announced Bully Ray, Magnus, Bobby Roode, Samoa Joe, Chris Sabin, Austin Aries, Manik, James Storm, Gunner and Gail Kim on all four shows.

Tickets are on sale now from Ticketmaster, Gigs and Tours, and all venue box offices. More news to come regarding roster additions, and the additional event in Dublin on 29th January!

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