Sami Zayn To Perform Stand-Up Comedy During SummerSlam Weekend To Benefit 'Sami For Syria'

Sami Zayn doing stand-up for a good cause.

Sami Zayn will be present in Toronto during SummerSlam weekend as it was announced that he'll be doing stand-up comedy at the 'Bad Dog Theatre' as a part of the 'Sam Jam Comedy Hour'. Sami is joining Canada's own James McGee, Monday Night RAW color commentator Renee Young and Stacey McGunnigle who hosts the 'Regular Girls' podcast with Renee Young. Zayn is hosting the event to benefit his 'Sami For Syria' campaign and here's the official announcement about the show:

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It’s a helluva show! The Sam Jam Comedy Hour is coming to Toronto during Summerslam weekend with comedy by WWE Superstar Sami Zayn and his good buddy James McGee (Just For Laughs) on Friday August 9th at 8 PM!

Special guests include comedian Stacy McGunnigle (Second City) and WWE announcer Renee Young.

Part of the funds from this show will be donated to SamiForSyria, Sami’s charity that helps provide life-saving medical care to Syrian refugees. You can donate today at

Tickets – which are $15 in advance or $20 at the door – are on sale now at

This event is produced by 50/50 Improv and Jolly Boy Theatre Co. The link for the Facebook event page can be found here.

Sami Zayn is a world traveled WWE Superstar with over 15 years of pro wrestling experience, and 45 accumulative minutes of improv experience. James McGee is his friend. He is also the Artistic Director at Montreal Improv Theatre. Together, they have performed at OFF-JFL and Zoofest.

Stacey McGunnigle is an actor, writer, and award winning comedian. Renee Young is a Canadian-born commentator on WWE programming. Their podcast Regular Girls can be found at

This past Tuesday on SmackDown Live, Sami Zayn put himself into position to have a singles match at SummerSlam as he accepted a open challenge that was issued by Aleister Black

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