Major WWE Deal Confirms Future Royal Rumble, SummerSlam & WrestleMania Location

Major WWE Deal Confirms Future Royal Rumble, SummerSlam & WrestleMania Location WWE

A “first of its kind’ WWE deal has been announced – confirming a future location of three of the company’s biggest Premium Live Events.

WWE have now confirmed via a press release that the company have agreed a major partnership with the Indiana Sports Corp to bring the 2025 WWE Royal Rumble to Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium on February 1.

A future two-night SummerSlam and WrestleMania will also come to the city, however no exact dates have been specified for these at this time.

Also announced as a part of the agreement are future WWE Raw, SmackDown, NXT and WWE non-televised live events, which will not only be coming to Indianapolis but also Fort Wayne and Evansville.

President of the Indiana Sports Corp Patrick Talty had the following to say in regards to the major partnership:

“We are excited to bring this groundbreaking partnership to Indianapolis and our state, for over four decades, our city’s sports strategy has brought in millions of visitors and priceless hours of international brand-building media coverage.

This partnership with WWE continues to push that strategy forward in new and exciting ways. We look forward to welcoming the WWE Universe to our community and state and showing them all that Indy has to offer.”

WWE EVP of Talent Relations & Head of Communications Chris Legentil also commented on the deal, saying:

“Indianapolis is a fantastic city for major events and we’re excited to invite the WWE Universe to Lucas Oil Stadium for Royal Rumble in 2025, and a future SummerSlam and WrestleMania.

“Patrick and the team at Indiana Sports Corp have done a phenomenal job bolstering local economics and tourism, and we’re proud to partner with them to shine a light on the great state of Indiana.”

The press release also stated that WWE and Indiana Sports Corp will work with community partners to create a legacy program which will “leave an impact well beyond” the three PLEs announced.

The length of the deal, or the finances involved were not disclosed, however, according to the press release more details regarding the deal will be published at a later date.

While not specified by WWE themselves, the Hollywood Reporter has reported that the company will receive there “largest site fee ever” for a Royal Rumble and WrestleMania event.

WrestleTalk will provide furthers updates as they become available.

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4 weeks ago by Jamie Toolan


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