• WWE Starts Airing In Mongolia
WWE announced the following:
SPS HD to Air WWE Programming for the First Time in Mongolia
ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia & STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (NYSE: WWE) and SPS HD, Mongolia’s premier sports broadcaster, today announced an agreement to broadcast WWE’s flagship programs Raw® and SmackDown® on SPS Sports for the first time in Mongolia.
Beginning this week, SPS Sports will air a two-hour version of Raw on Saturdays at 11 a.m. and SmackDown at 11 a.m. on Sundays, both available in English with Mongolian subtitles.
“We are proud to bring WWE programming to Mongolia for the first time,” said Naranbat Nasanbat, CEO of SPS HD. “Our fans across the country will enjoy WWE’s highly entertaining storytelling.”
“We are thrilled to complete our first-ever broadcast deal in Mongolia,” said Michelle Wilson, WWE Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer. “This partnership to televise WWE programming allows us to expand our reach and deliver our unique blend of action-packed, family friendly entertainment to WWE fans throughout the country.”
Raw and SmackDown will also be available on SPS HD’s TV Everywhere platform for authenticated subscribers, and on its 14-day VOD catchup window.
• First Ever Women’s Royal Rumble To Take Place In 2018
In the main event of tonight’s episode of Raw, the 6 woman tag team match between Absolution and Sasha Banks, Bayley & Mickie James ended in DQ when Absolution attacked Sasha and wouldn’t stop.
Then the entire Raw Women’s division came out. This led to Raw Commissioner Stephanie McMahon coming out. She put over the Women’s Division and Women’s Revolution.
Stephanie McMahon then announced the first ever Women’s Royal Rumble match. It’ll take place on January 28, 2018 at the Royal Rumble 2018 PPV.
YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES!
— WWE (@WWE) December 19, 2017