After recent reports that SummerSlam 2021 would take place on a Saturday, WWE has confirmed the date for The Biggest Party of the Summer.
WWE has announced that SummerSlam will air on August 21. Celebrating the announcement, WWE tweeted:
The Biggest Event of the Summer returns Saturday, August 21!
Check out the latest info on @SummerSlam and additional summer tour dates: https://t.co/RDVF26vFY1 pic.twitter.com/To0VEWZNLa
— WWE (@WWE) May 28, 2021
It was previously reported by Andrew Zarian and WrestleVotes that SummerSlam would take place on Saturday, August 21. This is a surprising date for the pay-per-view, as SummerSlam will now clash with the Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence Jr boxing card.
WWE has also confirmed a number of additional live shows. Here are the 21 new tour dates, courtesy of WWE.com:
- Saturday, July 24: Supershow – PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh
- Sunday, July 25: Supershow – KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky.
- Saturday, July 31: Supershow – Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee
- Sunday, August 1: Supershow – Little Caesars Arena in Detroit
- Monday, August 2: Raw – Allstate Arena in Chicago
- Friday, August 6: SmackDown – Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla.
- Saturday, August 7: Supershow – Hertz Arena in Fort Myers, Fla.
- Sunday, August 8: Supershow – Stephen O’Connell Center in Gainesville, Fla.
- Monday, August 9: Raw – Amway Center in Orlando, Fla.
- Friday, August 13: SmackDown – BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla.
- Saturday, August 14: Supershow – Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C.
- Sunday, August 15: Supershow – Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C.
- Monday, August 16: Raw – AT&T Center in San Antonio
- Friday, August 20: SmackDown – Phoenix Suns Arena in Phoenix
- Saturday, August 21: SummerSlam
- Sunday, August 22: Supershow – Ball Arena in Denver
- Monday, August 23: Raw – Pechanga Arena in San Diego
- Friday, August 27: SmackDown – Simmons Bank Arena in North Little Rock, Ark.
- Monday, August 30: Raw – Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City
- Friday, September 3: SmackDown – VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla.
- Monday, September 6: Raw – American Airlines Arena in Miami
Tickets for SummerSlam go on sale on June 18. The venue will officially be revealed during the 2021 Belmont Stakes’ pre-race show on NBC next Saturday, June 5. You can read the latest on WWE selecting the SummerSlam venue here.
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