TNA UK TOUR MAKES HISTORY
· Hogan and Sting wow crowds in Nottingham, Manchester and London
· First ever IMPACT WRESTLING TV taping takes place outside the US
· Tickets on sale now for January 2013 Tour, plus Glasgow date added
London (Monday January 30, 2012): TNA IMPACT WRESTLING made history in front of thousands of raucous British fans this week, holding huge events in Nottingham, Manchester and London which featured Hulk Hogan, Sting, Kurt Angle, James Storm, AJ Styles and TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode.
History was made at Wembley Arena as two episodes of TNA IMPACT WRESTLING were recorded, which will air on Sunday February 5 and Sunday February 12 on Challenge TV. This is the first time the top-rated show has ever been taped outside of the United States.
The events were so successful that tickets for next year's MAXIMUM IMPACT V Tour have been put on a one week pre-sale, with prices frozen. A Glasgow dates has also been added, alongside Nottingham, Manchester and London. The pre-sale ends on Monday February 6.
Tickets can be bought from TNA's UK Facebook page (www.facebook.com/tnawrestlinguk ) or gigsandtours.com/tna2013 . Full details of the UK events are:
Wednesday 23 January 2013 Glasgow Braehead Arena 0844 811 0051
Thursday 24 January 2013 Nottingham Capital FM Arena 0844 412 4624
Friday 25 January 2013 Manchester Arena 0844 847 8000
Saturday 26 January 2013 London Wembley Arena 0844 815 0815
The TNA MAXIMUM IMPACT IV Tour won rave reviews from the fans and celebrities in attendance, who included British Sports Personality of the Year Mark Cavendish, darts star Paul Nicholson and music acts Lethal Bizzle and Get Cape, Wear Cape, Fly.
British wrestling legend Mark 'Rollerball' Rocco was among the special guests for the Wembley show, meeting up with Hulk Hogan in an emotional backstage reunion more than 20 years after they teamed together in Japan.
National media outlets covering the event included BBC television and radio, ITV, Sky, The Sun, Daily Star, Daily Mirror, Daily Mail, TalkSPORT, Zoo, Kerrang and Digital Spy. Press from France, Spain, Germany, Australia, America and Canada were also in attendance.
TNA IMPACT WRESTLING airs every Sunday night on Challenge TV, which can be found on Sky channel 125, Freeview channel 46 and Virgin Media channel 139.
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