WWE(R) UNVEILS 2022 PAY-PER-VIEW SCHEDULE
STAMFORD, Conn. -- For the first time in history, WWE(R) (NYSE: WWE) today announced the dates and locations for the following year's pay-per-view schedule. The 2022 slate, highlighted by a two-night WrestleMania(R) at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, will also mark a new record for the most stadium events (a minimum of four) in a year for WWE.
The schedule is as follows*:
- Saturday, January 1 - Day 1(R) at State Farm Arena in Atlanta
- Saturday, January 29 - Royal Rumble(R) 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 - Pay-Per-View at Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, R.I.
- Sunday, June 5 - Pay-Per-View at Allstate Arena in Chicago
- Saturday, July 2 - Money In The Bank(R) at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas
- Saturday, July 30 - SummerSlam(R) at Nissan Stadium in Nashville
- Saturday, September 3 or Sunday, September 4 - Pay-Per-View at TBD location
- Saturday, November 26 - Survivor Series(R) at TD Garden in Boston
In addition to the events above, pay-per-views taking place in February and October will be announced in the near future. Fans interested in up-to-date ticket information for 2022 WWE pay-per-view events can register at https://www.wwe.com/2022-PPV.
"Since returning to live events this past July, our fans have graciously expressed a tremendous appetite to attend WWE shows. As they begin to make plans for next year, we wanted to make sure that the 2022 schedule and locations of our pay-per-views was made available to them," said Nick Khan, WWE President & Chief Revenue Officer.
All events will stream live exclusively on Peacock in the United States and WWE Network everywhere else.
* Events subject to change.
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