Pro Wrestling Entertainment (PWE) has become first Pakistan based Pro Wrestling promotion. It is bringing international wrestlers and announcers to Pakistan. PWE is hosting three Pro Wrestling shows targeting Pakistani sports fans. Wrestling superstars like Wade Barrett / Stu Bennett, Colon Carlito, Baadshah Pehalwan Khan and Tiny Iron will participate in the showdowns. Melissa Santos of the Lucha Underground will perform the ring announcer duties.
Inaugural event of Pro Wrestling Entertainment will take place on 17th May 2017 at KMC Sports Complex in Karachi. PWE will stage second show on 19th May 2017 at Alhamra Cultural Complex near Gadaffi Stadium in Lahore. Pro Wrestling Entertainment will hold its final show on 21st May 2017 at Liaquat Gymnasium in Islamabad. PWE is presenting these events in collaboration with Catch WS, promotion of French origin, which is managed by Flesh Gordon.
New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) visited Pakistan back in the 1980s and ran three shows at the Liaquat Gymnasium in Islamabad. This was the first ever contact Pro Wrestling match with a Pakistani audience. No wrestling tours were held in Pakistan afterwards due to the political and security situation. Wrestling lovers in Pakistan watched World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), preveously known as World Wrestling Federation (WWF) on television. Some people also followed World Championship Wrestling (WCW) on TV. Antonio Inoki, legenerdary wrestler from Japan conducted a show with his crew in Pakistan on Punjab Youth Festival in 2012.
Pro Wrestling Entertainment has come to Pakistan and is going to stay here. It will keep hosting wrestling events in Pakistan in future. It will change the landscape of Sports in Pakistan. It wants to showcase the positive image of Pakistan in the world. Its aim is to connect Pakistan with Sports. PWE’s wrestling event will usher in more international sporting events to Pakistan. PWE is bringing international wrestlers, ring announcers and entertainment to the land of the pure.
PWE World Heavyweight Championship is the main title of Pro Wrestling Entertainment. It is is fully commissioned and entirely made in Pakistan. It was revealed on Pro Wrestling Entertainment Launch Ceremony on 17 April 2017 at at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club in Lahore. Official theme song for PWE is “Aaj Dangal Hai” which is sang by Nouman Javaid. It was also presented by him on the same event with international wrestlers and PWE management in tow.