TNA Impact Wrestling is to return to the UK and Ireland in January 2013 for the ‘Road To Lockdown’ Tour – promising fans a steel cage match on every show.
The tour will begin in Dublin on Monday 21 January and finish at Wembley on Saturday 26 January, where two episodes of Impact Wrestling will be taped that night for broadcast in more than 120 countries around the globe, including on Challenge TV in the UK and Ireland.
Full details of the UK and Ireland events are:
Monday January 21 – Dublin National Stadium
Wednesday January 23 – Glasgow Braehead Arena
Thursday January 24 – Nottingham Capital FM Arena
Friday January 25 – Manchester Arena
Saturday January 26 – London Wembley Arena
Worldwide wrestling stars announced for the five events include Jeff Hardy, Kurt Angle, Bobby Roode, James Storm, AJ Styles, Mr. Anderson, Rob Van Dam, Velvet Sky and Gail Kim. Many more top names will be added in the coming months.
“Our wonderful fans in the UK and Ireland have made us their number one rated wrestling show once again – and this tour is our way of saying thank you,” said Dixie Carter, TNA President.
“This is the first time that the Lockdown steel cage has ever left US soil. Those matches will really be something special.
“Taping TNA IMPACT WRESTLING at Wembley this January was a high point in the 10 year history of this company, so coming back in 2013 is something everyone is looking forward to.”
Tickets for the four UK shows go on sale at 9am on Friday May 25, with Irish tickets on sale from Tuesday May 22. Tickets can be bought from www.gigsandtours.com or www.ticketmaster.co.uk