Sheamus guarantees 'amazing show' in WWE's return to Manila

Camille B. Naredo, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 15 2019 06:31 PM

WWE superstar Sheamus. Handout

MANILA, Philippines -- Filipino fans will be in for a treat when the WWE returns for a live show on September 20 at the Araneta Coliseum, guaranteed WWE superstar Sheamus.

The Irish star, a former world heavyweight champion and WWE champion, is in Manila to promote the WWE's return, three years since they last held a show here.

"We'll just do what we always do," Sheamus said when asked what fans can expect from the show. "We're gonna entertain and put on an amazing show."

Sheamus said the event will be for fans from all walks of life -- from children to entire families to teenagers, all of whom connect with the WWE in one way or another.

"It's just a show where everybody can come together and really be entertained with the amazing athleticism and storytelling ability of all these great athletes," he said.

Advertised to appear on the show are Kofi Kingston and Daniel Bryan, who will contest the world heavyweight championship. There will also be a street fight between Roman Reigns and Drew McIntyre, as well as a SmackDown women's championship match between Bayley and Charlotte Flair.

Also set to appear are The New Day's Big E and Xavier Woods, who will face Elias and Sami Zayn for the SmackDown tag team titles.

There will also be a match between R-Truth and Andrade, and Carmella against Mandy Rose who will be accompanied by Sonya Deville.

Other WWE superstars advertised for the September 20 show are Kevin Owens, Ali, Shinsuke Nakamura, Chad Gable, and EC3. The talent lineup is subject to change.

WWE last held a show in Manila in 2016, an event headlined by John Cena.

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