WWE announced on Monday that SummerSlam, Monday Night RAW and NXT are returning to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York in August 2016 and August 2017. The news comes on the heels of this year’s record-setting SummerSlam Week that saw WWE sell out Barclays Center for an unprecedented three consecutive nights.
2016 Key Dates:
- Saturday, Aug. 20 – NXT
- Sunday, Aug. 21 – SummerSlam
- Monday Aug. 22 – Monday Night Raw
2017 Key Dates:
- Saturday, Aug. 19 – NXT
- Sunday, Aug. 20 – SummerSlam
- Monday Aug. 21 – Monday Night Raw
“We are thrilled to build on the success of the 2015 SummerSlam and welcome WWE back to Brooklyn in 2016 and 2017. Big events like SummerSlam help cement New York City’s appeal as a dynamic, high-energy destination,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “We’re thankful for WWE’s commitment to Brooklyn, and look forward to a long partnership that benefits the City.”
“We’re excited to be hosting WWE SummerSlam for the next two years,” said Brett Yormark, CEO of Barclays Center. “We had an incredible experience this past August and are looking forward to continuing our partnership with WWE and NYC & Company.”
“Barclays Center, NYC & Company and the City of New York have been incredible partners to WWE, and we are pleased that SummerSlam Week will once again take over New York City in August of 2016 and 2017,” said John P. Saboor, WWE Executive Vice President, Special Events. “We look forward to building on the success of this year’s event to take SummerSlam Week to even greater heights.”
Ticket information for SummerSlam 2016 will be announced soon.
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