Today, WWE announced their 2022 pay-per-view event calendar, and while a couple of events are still to be determined, there are still some interesting nuggets of information to learn and speculate on. Notably, for the first time in its 34-year history, SummerSlam will be taking place in July instead of August when the “Biggest Party of the Summer” goes down at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, July 30.
The full schedule as announced at this time is as follows:
- Saturday, Jan. 1 – Day 1 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta
- Saturday, Jan. 29 – Royal Rumble at The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis
- Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3 – WrestleMania at AT&T Stadium in Dallas
- Sunday, May 8 – PPV name TBD at Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I.
- Sunday, June 5 – PPV name TBD at Allstate Arena in Chicago
- Saturday, July 2 – Money in the Bank at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas
- Saturday, July 30 – SummerSlam at Nissan Stadium in Nashville
- Saturday, Sept. 3 or Sunday, Sept. 4 – PPV name TBD at TBD location
- Saturday, Nov. 26 – Survivor Series at TD Garden in Boston
From the list above, it seems clear WWE is moving its “Big Four” PPVs, as well as Money in the Bank (can we officially include that in the “Big Five” at this point?) to Saturdays in large stadiums. Also interesting is that there will apparently be no February or March PPVs, marking a long stretch between the Royal Rumble and WrestleMania.
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