SummerSlam will be streamed live in Hindi for the first time on WWE Network. The event slated for August 21 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, will be streamed live from 5 am India time.
Shezi Sardar and Obaid Kadwani will be the presenters from ringside.
WWE’s top superstars like John Cena, Indian origin wrestler Jinder Mahal, Randy Orton, Naomi, Alexa Bliss, Braun Strowman, Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns, AJ Styles, Samoa Joe, The Usos, Natalya, Bayley, and The New Day will be in the ring on The SummerSlam day.
WWE is making extra efforts to exploit its vast India market. “As we continue to place an emphasis on international growth, offering a customised version of SummerSlam to our fans in India was a priority,” says Michelle Wilson, WWE chief revenue and marketing officer. “This is another step in our ongoing strategy to create localised WWE Network content for our fans around the world.”
SummerSlam and all of WWE Network’s programming will be available to fans at WWENetwork.com.
WWE has also planned to provide all pay-per-views on WWE Network in Hindi.
Roman Reigns vs. Braun Strowman in a Street Fight and John Cena in-action Raw matches are currently being advertised; along with the Randy Orton, Shinsuke Nakamura and WWE United States Champion AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens, Baron Corbin and WWE Champion Jinder Mahal smackdown live card.