Sony Sports Network is making a returns with the sports-entertainment spectacle - WWE WrestleMania 39.
The upcoming edition of the premium live Event will be showcased along with a week of action-packed content with WWE SmackDown, WWE Raw and WWE NXT LIVE on Sony Sports Ten 1 (English), Sony Sports Ten 3 (Hindi), and Sony Sports Ten 4 (Tamil and Telugu) channels.
In 2023, the road to WrestleMania ends at its final stop, Hollywood, at Sofi Stadium in Los Angeles, after two years, with many matches on April 2 and 3, 2023, from 5:30 am onwards.
The 39th edition of this PLE promises to be bigger and better than ever, with a star-studded line-up of WWE superstars, set to take the ring by storm.
In addition to the headlining match between ‘The Tribal Chief’ Roman Reigns and the 2023 Men’s Royal Rumble winner ‘The American Nightmare’ Cody Rhodes for the Undisputed WWE Universal Title, the WWE universe will also be treated to a special appearance by WWE legend John Cena as he challenges Austin Theory, The United States Champion for the title.
On the road towards WrestleMania, Sony Sports Network has also broadcasted a special show – Next Stop Hollywood, featuring special guests Bobby Lashley and Rhea Ripley. The two WWE Superstars speak about their journey towards stardom, thoughts on their accolades till date, and what is in store for them in the future.
Apart from the matches at WrestleMania 39, the WWE universe will also witness back-to-back WWE content on Sony Sports Network, kick starting with WWE Super Dhamaal – WrestleMania Edition hosted by Sharman Joshi and Sneha Namanandi with Cody Rhodes previewing his Undisputed universal Championship match exclusively on the show.
There will be the ‘Hall of Fame 2023’, featuring the induction of WWE legends such as ‘Rey Mysterio’, ‘The Great MUTA’ and many more on April 1, 2023, live at 7:45 am.
Each day of WrestleMania 39 will be followed by the WrestleMania live press conference featuring the top WWE Superstars and Legends, which would be a part of the WrestleMania Edition of Extraaa Dhamaal.
Extraaa Dhamaal – WrestleMania, will feature live guests such as WWE superstar Jinder Mahal, sharing their views on WrestleMania match results, along with live fan interaction and much more.
WWE WrestleMania 39 will be hosted by WWE superstar “The Miz”, and the marquee event will see the much-awaited showdown between SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte Flair and the 2023 Women’s Royal Rumble winner Rhea Ripley.
The winner of the 2023 Women’s Elimination Chamber, Asuka, will face the Raw Women's Champion Bianca Belair. ‘The Beast Incarnate' Brock Lesnar, will be back looking to be at the top of the food chain once again, when he faces the towering Nigerian Giant Omos in a singles match.
Apart from this, internet sensation Logan Paul, has challenged Seth Rollins for his first ever WrestleMania singles match.
Rajesh Kaul, Chief Revenue Officer, Distribution and Head – Sports Business, Sony Pictures Networks India, said, “WWE is the biggest sports-entertainment property in the world, and India is amongst their biggest markets, outside North America. It gives us immense pleasure to bring back WrestleMania year on year for the Indian fans. The Premium Live Event attracts maximum eyeballs for WWE and brings some of the biggest stars under one roof. Hence, to further engage with the fans, we will showcase a full week of live content, which will help us establish a stronger connect in the Indian market. Understanding the excitement around Hall of Fame, we will broadcast the property live for the first time. We will also bring a 30-minute special for the Indian fans.”