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Qatar Pro Wrestling Announces First International Event With Both AEW And WWE Talent

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Qatar Pro Wrestling’s owner and promoter Ali Al-Marafi has confirmed that Superslam 3 will be officially on February 26, 2022, at the Lausail Sports Arena in Doha, Qatar. The fan capacity is set for more than 20,000 people.

The event will be the first international show to have both AEW and WWE talent. There are more than 25 international superstars set to be at Superslam 3.

The talent that has been announced so far includes WWE Hall of Famers Bret Hart, Booker T, Mark Henry, Eric Bischoff, AEW stars Jon Moxley, Brian Cage, Sting, Sammy Guevara, NJPW stars Hiroshi Tanahashi, Will Ospreay, and current ROH star EC3.

Former WWE star Sin Cara (Cinta De Oro) has also been announced.

Below is the full press release via WrestleZone: 

QPW WILL BE THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL COMPANY TO HAVE BOTH AEW AND WWE TALENT IN THE SAME SHOW:

QPW’S OWNER AND PROMOTER ALI AL-MARAFI HAS JUST CONFIRMED TO LUCHA LIBRE ONLINE’S MICHAEL MORALES THAT QPW SUPERSLAM3 WILL BE OFFICIALLY ON FEBRUARY 26, 2022, AT THE LAUSAIL SPORTS ARENA IN DOHA, QATAR WITH A CAPACITY FOR OVER 20,000 PEOPLE. THEY WILL HAVE MORE THAN 25 INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTARS IN WHAT WILL BE THE BIGGEST PRO WRESTLING EVENT IN THE HISTORY OF QATAR. WWE HALL OF FAMER BRET “THE HITMAN” HART, WILL BE MAKING HIS QATAR DEBUT AS A SPECIAL GUEST AT SUPERSLAM 3.

ALONG WITH HIM, WE WILL WITNESS THE RETURN OF OTHER WWE HALL OF FAMERS. DIRECTLY FROM WWE, THE TWO-TIME WWE HALL OF FAMER AND SIX-TIME WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION, BOOKER T. IN THE SAME EVENT, DIRECTLY FROM AEW, WWE AND TNA HALL OF FAMER, THE ICON, STING. THIS WILL BE THE FIRST TIME IN AN INTERNATIONAL EVENT THAT WE WILL SEE CURRENT WWE AND AEW SUPERSTARS WORKING TOGETHER.

ALSO APPEARING AT QPW’S SUPERSLAM 3:

THE SPANISH GOD, SAMMY GUEVARA (AEW)THE MACHINE, BRIAN CAGE (AEW) CINTA DE ORO (PREVIOUSLY SIN CARA IN WWE) EC3 (ROH)THE AERIAL ASSASSIN, WILL OSPREAY (NJPW) FORMER WWE AND AEW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION, JON MOXLEY,WWE HALL OF FAMER, THE WORLD STRONGEST MAN, MARK HENRY, FORMER IWGP HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION, HIROSHI TANAHASHI (NJPW)WWE HALL OF FAMER, ERIC BISCHOFF, AS QPW’S GM

IN ADDITION, ALI AL-MARAFI CONFIRMED THAT THEY WILL HAVE AN EVENT AT THE FIFA WORLD CUP IN 2022 IN DOHA, QATAR. THIS WILL BE HELD DURING DECEMBER 2022. THIS WILL BE THE FIRST TIME IN THE HISTORY OF THE FIFA WORLD CUP THAT WE WILL WITNESS A PRO WRESTLING EVENT IN THE SAME NIGHT OF A FOOTBALL GAME.

THIS IS THE COMPANY YOU NEED TO KEEP AN EYE ON. MAKE SURE TO FOLLOW QPW IN THEIR SOCIAL MEDIA TO STAY UPDATED.

QPW’s last “Superslam” event took place in February 2020 and was available to watch on FITE.

In last year’s main event, Alofa defeated Alberto Del Rio, Rob Van Dam, and Chris Raaber to become the new QPW World Champion. Below are photos from Superslam 2:

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