WWE’s Omos Is Ready for a 100,000-seat Show in Africa

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WWE is unquestionably the biggest wrestling promotion astir and the company’s power tin beryllium felt each astir the world.

While overmuch of the company’s enactment takes spot successful the United States, WWE volition question to Cardiff, Wales this September for their Clash astatine the Castle event.

Cardiff’s Principality Stadium tin clasp up to 74,500 fans, but 1 Raw Superstar is acceptable for an adjacent bigger lawsuit successful the continent of Africa.

Omos’ is Confident

Speaking connected BT Sport WWE, Raw Superstar Omos discussed Clash astatine the Castle, which is happening aft Drew McIntyre promised a Premium Live Event successful the UK.

When asked if a WWE PLE could ever hap successful the adjacent aboriginal connected African soil, Omos was affirmative that an lawsuit volition travel soon enough.

“Without a shadiness of a doubt, we tin decidedly person a 100,000 oregon much sold retired amusement successful Africa.”

Omos to WWE’s The Bump

Omos gave the South African superior of Johannesburg arsenic an illustration of wherever this hypothetical Premium Live Event.

While Johannesburg is location to the 2 largest stadiums successful Africa, neither has the capableness to merchantability retired 100,000 seats.

The FNB Stadium successful the Gauteng portion of Johannesburg has a capableness of 94,736, portion the Ellis Park Stadium, besides successful Gauteng tin clasp 62,567 fans.

Wrestling and Africa

The African continent has a adjacent narration with Wrestling, including having its ain promotions.

Perhaps the biggest promotion is the AWA (African Wrestling Alliance) which was founded successful 1995 arsenic the African Wrestling Federation.

WWE has besides made respective trips to Africa implicit the years, with 2 rubric changes happening during a circuit successful 2007.

During a unrecorded lawsuit successful Capetown, Paul London and Brian Kendrick captured the World Tag Team Championships from Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch.

On the last nighttime of the tour, Cade and Murdoch won the titles backmost successful Johannesburg.

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