Going by the recent reports, WWE might be including one huge event to their PPV calendar in 2018.
It is an old-gimmick based house show tour that will be brought back to be hosted overseas. Most probably, it is likely to be a brand-exclusive event in the latter part of next year.
The news was first broken by the Pro-wrestling Sheet where they gave updates stating WWE Global Warning will find a way back into WWE’s schedule. It was originally a live event tour of the company that was hosted in the year of 2002 featuring the stars of the Attitude Era. It will get reinserted during WWE’s tour to Australia.
The previous tour had the behemoth names on the match card like Triple H, The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin and more on the card in 2002. The event took place at the Dockland’s Stadium (formerly Colonial Stadium) in Melbourne, Australia. The main event witnessed The Rock facing Triple H for the Undisputed WWE Championship match just before Summerslam 2002.
Reports from the source suggested there have been some serious talks around the creative heads about bringing back this Global Warning event as a WWE Network-exclusive show. It can garner huge attention from the WWE audience present in the Australia and New Zealand Region.
Rather than hosting the event at the Dockland’s Stadium, WWE is trying to book a bigger and better venue. They are trying to host the event at the Melbourne Cricket Ground that would also grab some mainstream attention from the crowd. This would also ensure to fill up a crowd of 100000 people rather than the 56000 crowd capacity at the Docklands.
WWE has recorded an attendance of nearly 60000 people during the Royal Rumble even in Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas in 2017. So, even if they can manage to sell 80 percent tickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, they can set a new record of gathering 80000 people in an event apart from Wrestlemania. The highest number of attendance in a WWE show still stands around Wrestlemania 32 from the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas where more than 100000 people were present.