TNA announced last night that their Lockdown PPV on 4/15 will take place in St. Louis, Missouri at the Family Arena. The venue holds about 10,000. This will be the company's second "on the road" PPV after their 2004 relocation to Universal Studios Florida as their homebase. TNA will be holding a fan convention as part of the weekend as well. Tickets will go on sale 2/16.
|TNA issued the following press release this evening:|
TNA WRESTLING INVADES ST. LOUIS FOR MAJOR APRIL PAY-PER-VIEW
(January 23, 2007) - Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling has announced that "Lockdown 2007" will be held live at the Family Arena in St. Louis on April 15, airing exclusively on Pay-Per-View.
TNA President Dixie Carter made the announcement on Tuesday night on "The Stranglehold" radio show (KFNS 590 AM) in St. Louis. She also confirmed that the April weekend in St. Louis also will include an all-access chance to meet the stars of TNA at "TNA Fan Interaction" which puts the stars of TNA up close and personal with the fans for a once in a lifetime meet-and-greet
"Lockdown" is unlike any other wrestling Pay-Per-View in that every match takes place inside TNA's infamous Six Sides of Steel, promising some of the most unforgettable moments of the year.
The announcement comes on the heels of St. Louis Cardinals shortstop and World Series MVP David Eckstein announcing that "Team Eckstein" would battle "Team Pierzynski" led by Chicago White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski, on Feb. 11, at the "Against All Odds" Pay-Per-View in Orlando.
Tickets for "Lockdown" will go on sale at 10 a.m. CT, Friday, February 16, at the Family Arena Box Office (2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles, MO 63303), all Metrotix outlets, online at Metrotix.com or by calling (314) 534-1111.
Several TNA stars will be in St. Louis for the on-sale event. Full details about the Feb. 16 autograph session will be available at www.TNAwrestling.com