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Royal Rumble on Sentana Sports press release


(London, 9th January 2004)

World Wrestling Entertainment and Setanta Sport announce that WWE’s Royal Rumble Pay-Per-View spectacular on 25th January 2004 will air in the UK and Ireland on Setanta Sport, the UK’s leading independent Pay Per View sports channel.

Setanta Sport, which is available on Sky digital (ch 435), NTL and Telewest, will show Royal Rumble live on Sunday 25th January at 1am¹. In addition, repeat showings of the event will be available on Setanta Sport from Monday 26th January at times to be confirmed.

Royal Rumble is the first of four exclusive WWE Pay-Per-View events that will air during 2004 on Setanta Sport. The other scheduled events are Backlash® in April, Vengeance in July, and Armageddon® in December.

Royal Rumble is the first stop on the road to WrestleMania® XX. This year’s Royal Rumble features matches with WWE Superstars Triple H®, Shawn Michaels®, Brock Lesnar, and Eddie Guerrero.  One of the highlights of the event is the 30-man Royal Rumble Elimination Match, featuring such WWE Superstars as Goldberg, Booker T., Kurt Angle and Chris Jericho, among others, with the winner guaranteed a shot at the championship at WrestleMania XX on March 14, 2004.

Sky, NTL and Telewest digital homes can order Royal Rumble from Setanta Sport via their remote control by following the on-screen instructions. For more details or for assistance please call:

Sky digital homes: call Setanta Sport on 08708 500005 or see ch. 435.

NTL: call customer services on 0800 052 2000

Telewest: call customer services on 0845 142 0000

The names of all World Wrestling Entertainment televised and live programming, talent, names, images, likenesses, slogans and wrestling moves and all World Wrestling Entertainment logos are trademarks, which are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

¹ Sunday 25th January 1 am, means late night on Sunday i.e. early Monday morning.