In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic,WWE had suspended the live events and ceased holding their weekly shows, Raw and SmackDown in different cities. They also did not allow the fans to attend the events due to the pandemic.
However, they carried on to hold the shows at Performance Center earlier and eventually moved to ThunderDome.
For the first time in over a year, they allowed the fans to attend their flagship pay-per-view, WrestleMania 37 and now bigger plans are on the plate.
WWE has confirmed the news of returning to live events in July
There have been rumors about WWE hitting the road again and now they have officially announced that they will be returning to live events.The company made the announcement through its social media platforms and a press release.
It was confirmed that WWE will return to live events with a 25-city tour from July through Labor Day. The last WWE show before the pandemic hit which saw a full capacity crowd was back in March 2020 in Washington, D.C.
WWE also announced that the July 16 edition of SmackDown will start the events and will hold live events the entire weekend in the Texas area, including the Money In The Bank pay-per-view which is set to take place on July 18.WWE’s upcoming tour will start with three shows in Texas, which are as follows: .
Friday, July 16: SmackDown – Toyota Center in Houston
Sunday, July 18: Money In The Bank – Dickies Arena in Fort Worth
Monday, July 19: Raw – American Airlines Center in Dallas.
Tickets for these three events go on sale this Wednesday, May 26 at 11 a.m ET.
However, the press release did not confirm the location for this year’s ‘Biggest Party of The Summer’- Summerslam event. However, additional stops for the 25-city tour through Labor Day will be announced in the future.
However, Sports Illustrated had recently reported that SummerSlam 2021 will take place in Nevada. The fans had an exciting time coming back to the shows and they will be eager to return to the shows for good. We will have to see how WWE has planned for the return and what could be the possible plans for the upcoming tours.