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Sumlin to receive WWE World Heavyweight Champion Belt

February 19, 2013
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Courtesy: Texas A&M Athletics
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COLLEGE STATION - Texas A&M head football coach Kevin Sumlin has been a three-time finalist for the Paul "Bear" Bryant National Coach of the Year, was named the 2012 Associated Press SEC Coach of the Year and led the Aggies to an 11-2 record in A&M's inaugural season in the Southeastern Conference, but on Sunday, Feb. 24, Sumlin will be named an honorary World Heavyweight Champion by WWE.

WWE comes to Reed Arena on the Texas A&M campus at 5 p.m. on Sunday. The presentation of the championship belt will be made prior to the main event between the current World Heavyweight Champion, Alberto Del Rio, and The World's Largest Athlete, the Big Show.

Tickets are on sale at the Reed Arena Box Office, or tickets can be purchased over the phone by calling 1-888-99-AGGIE (888-992-4443) or online at 12thManFoundation.com. Ticket prices are $95, $50, $35, $25, and $15. Texas A&M students with a valid ID can purchase tickets for $10 at the Reed Arena Box Office. (Plus applicable facility, service and handling fees.)

In addition to the World Heavyweight Champion and the Big Show, other WWE Superstars scheduled to appear include Sheamus, Randy Orton, Wade Barrett, The Miz, Sin Cara, Brodus Clay, Jack Swagger, The Divas and many more.

About WWE:

WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 600 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Istanbul and Tokyo.

Additional information on WWE (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.

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