2009 News


WWE TAKES AXXESS TO LA
July 15, 2009

Tickets On Sale This Saturday, July 18th

STAMFORD, Conn., July 15, 2009 –World Wrestling Entertainment® today announced that in addition to SummerSlam® airing on pay-per-view Sunday, August 23rd live from the Staples Center, WWE will hold SummerSlam AXXESS, presented by The Army National Guard, in the Nokia Plaza at LA Live the weekend of August 22nd.The two-day extravaganza will give thousands of fans an unprecedented chance to interact with their favorite WWE Superstars and Divas, witness live WWE action in an official WWE ring, and immerse themselves first-hand in WWE culture.

SummerSlam AXXESS will provide fans the opportunity to get autographs of their favorite Superstars and Divas, create their own Superstar entrance with a keepsake DVD, and participate in several WWE interactive experiences. Additionally, fans can partake in Pepsi Max’s interactive backyard, and the Army National Guard’s simulated games.

The first session of SummerSlam AXXESS will be held Saturday, August 22nd from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, followed by a second session from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM.SummerSlam AXXESS continues on Sunday, August 23rd from 12:00 Noon – 4:00 PM.Tickets are $15 per session and available through Ticketmaster by calling 1-800-745-3000 or through www.wwe.com.Tickets will also be available at the Staples Center box office that weekend.


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