WWE announces new tour dates amid speculation over UK venue to host Summerslam 2022
WWE has announced a final UK tour for 2021, but industry watchers believe this is just the start and the UK could host Summerslam 2022, its first pay-per-view in the UK. -United in 30 years.
With WWE Smackdown Superstars only finishing their first post-Covid UK tour last week – and Drew McIntyre finally securing a triumphant return home to celebrate his accomplishments of the past two years in front of a Glasgow crowd – tickets are already in. sale for WWE Live, a mixed event scheduled for November.
But wrestling journalist Alex McCarthy, who is generally fairly in the know, reports WWE fans may have something even bigger to look forward to, with talks underway for a pay-per-view in the UK. , possibly Summerslam 2022 and possibly Cardiff at the Principality Stadium.
This is especially important as this would be the 30th anniversary of Wembley Stadium hosting the iconic Summerslam ’92, starring Bret Hart and Davey Boy Smith.
Ticketmaster are now selling tickets to all of the new tour venues.
The WWE Superstars will debut in Brighton at the Brighton Center on November 3, before making round trips between Sheffield, Birmingham, London, Liverpool, Leeds and Nottingham over the following week.
The tour will conclude at AO Arena Manchester on Wednesday 10 November.
The full list of sites for the November 2022 WWE Live Tour is:
- Brighton center, Brighton – Wednesday November 3, 6 p.m.
- Utilita Arena, Sheffield – Thursday November 4, 7:30 p.m.
- Utilita Arena, Birmingham – Friday November 5, 7:30 p.m.
- SSE Arena Wembley, London – Saturday November 6, 7:30 p.m.
- M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool – Sunday November 7 6 p.m.
- First direct arena, Leeds – Monday November 8, 6 p.m.
- Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham – Tuesday November 9 at 7:30 p.m.
- AO Arena, Manchester – Wednesday November 10, 7:30 p.m.
Ticket prices vary by location, but the cheapest we’ve seen is £ 29.30 plus fees.
Of course, if you want them, there are also VIP options that offer a range of additional perks, including seats at ringside or along the entrance in case, the Covid restrictions allow, you want. say hello to a superstar, the chance to climb the sacred catwalk yourself before the rest of the crowds enter (unfortunately they stop before you let you run the ropes), and quick access to the shops.
Tickets are also available from LaTicketFactory.
The announcement of this latest tour and the possibilities of a long-awaited UK pay-per-view give UK wrestling fans a lot to look forward to.
WWE NXT UK is also expected to start filming again.
All of this means that there is more content than ever for fans on BT Sport, which hosts all WWE content in the UK, including pay-per-views on a no-contract monthly pass for just £ 25.