WWE is finally getting back on the road restarting their live event schedule within two months from now. After a number of recent reports were out, this announcement was expected regarding their plans for July. Plans regarding Money In The Bank were already out on the internet which was further confirmed with official statements from the company.
FOX Sports was the first to break this exclusive news that WWE is returning to the road with live events. Tickets for the first three events will go on sale on Wednesday, May 26th at 11:00 AM EST. These first three events will include SmackDown, Money in the Bank, and Raw, all going down from the state of Texas which proved the earlier reports to be true.
Check out the official statement,
WWE returns to live events with a 25-city tour running through Labor Day. The tour starts with the July 16th Friday Night SmackDown at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX!
You can check out the current touring schedule (so far) below:
Friday, July 16: SmackDown – Toyota Center in Houston, Texas
Sunday, July 18: Money In The Bank – Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas
Monday, July 19: Raw – American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas
BREAKING NEWS:@WWE returns to live events with a 25-city tour running through Labor Day. The tour starts with the July 16th Friday Night #SmackDown at the @ToyotaCenter in Houston, TX! pic.twitter.com/TjRAqxv3Bf
— WWE on FOX (@WWEonFOX) May 21, 2021
Summerslam should be part of WWE Live Event tour in the summer
An official confirmation about SummerSlam’s location is still being anticipated. Reports claim that the biggest event of the summer could be taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada and it will be a 25-city tour that runs through Labor Day, Monday, September 6. The remainder of this 25-city tour will be announced in the next few weeks.
Adam Pearce, the Director of Live Events and also a WWE on-screen Official commented on this to let fans know that the company is currently scouting locations. In a note on Twitter, he even asked the fans about WWE’s future live event locations,
“Scouting locations as we speak! Where do YOU want us to come?!”
Scouting locations as we speak! Where do YOU want us to come?! https://t.co/5eNRVuitrw
— Adam Pearce (@ScrapDaddyAP) May 21, 2021
As noted above, the reports of WWE’s intentions to bring live fans back on July 16th for the go-home SmackDown before Money in the Bank appeared to be true. FOX was reportedly growing a bit impatient and they were forcing WWE to make an announcement regarding the return of fans to the live events. The announcement finally through a statement from their side while it was also noted in the opening segment of SmackDown by Sonya Deville.