The following press release was issued today by WWE:
WWE(R) Invades Late Night on Global
TORONTO, May 25, 2007 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX News Network) — “Saturday Night’s Main Event(TM)” Telecasts from Toronto this Monday for Air on Saturday, June 2nd
World Wrestling Entertainment(R) (WWE) heats up Global’s late night summer schedule as “Saturday Night’s Main Event” returns for a special presentation on Saturday, June 2nd, from 11:30 p.m. – 1:00 am ET/PT for one of the biggest, strongest, strangest, smallest 90-minute extravaganzas ever seen on broadcast television.
Key matches include:
– WWE Champion John Cena(R) and the 7-foot, 3-inch 420-pound titan The
Great Khali(TM) squaring off in a prelude to the highly anticipated
rematch for the WWE Championship at the “One Night Stand(TM)”
pay-per-view on Sunday, June 3rd.
– Batista(TM) and Chris Benoit(R) battle World Heavyweight Champion
Edge(R) and United States Champion MVP(TM) in anticipation of title
match showdowns at “One Night Stand.”
– The WWE’s strangest and smallest going head-to-head in a match that
can only be seen to be believed
For the first time ever, “Saturday Night’s Main Event” will be taped LIVE from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada on Monday, May 28, along with Monday Night RAW(TM). Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster locations or by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca.
“Saturday Night’s Main Event” debuted in 1985 in the United States, bringing professional wrestling to broadcast television for the first time and setting off two decades of success on broadcast and cable. The televised wrestling rumbles also launched a galaxy of multi-talented Superstars that crossed over from the ring to countless areas of American entertainment, such as Hulk Hogan, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Randy “Macho Man” Savage, Bret “The Hitman” Hart, The Honky Tonk Man and King Kong Bundy.
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SOURCE: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.