WWE issued the following press release on Monday to announce that SummerSlam 2018 will be held in Brooklyn, New York at Barclays Center.
Barclays Center, NYC & Company and WWE today announced that SummerSlam Week will return to Brooklyn for the fourth consecutive year in August 2018 with SummerSlam,Monday Night Raw®,SmackDown® Live and NXT® once again taking place at Barclays Center over four consecutive nights.
WWE® SummerSlam® Returns to Barclays Center in 2018 (Photo: Business Wire)
2018 Key Dates:
- Saturday, August 18 – NXT
- Sunday, August 19 – SummerSlam
- Monday August 20 – Monday Night Raw
- Tuesday, August 21 – SmackDown Live
“We’re thrilled to host four consecutive nights of major WWE events, highlighted by SummerSlam, again next year,” said Brett Yormark, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment. “We have enjoyed a terrific partnership with WWE while hosting SummerSlam the past three years, and we are looking forward to continuing to grow our relationship with WWE and NYC & Company.”
“Barclays Center and NYC & Company continue to be amazing partners for WWE, and we are thrilled to bring SummerSlam Week back to New York City next year,” said John P. Saboor, WWE Executive Vice President, Special Events. “We look forward to working with our partners to build upon the incredible success of the last three years to create another unprecedented celebration for the WWE Universe.”
SummerSlam takes place this Sunday, August 20, live from Barclays Center. The event, which streams live around the world on WWE Network, features the biggest stars of WWE, including John Cena®, Brock Lesnar®, Roman Reigns™, Seth Rollins™, Alexa Bliss™, Jinder Mahal™, Shinsuke Nakamura™, Naomi™, Braun Strowman™, The New Day™ and many more. In addition, SummerSlam Week in Brooklyn features a series of activities including interactive fan experiences and community outreach programs designed to leave a lasting impact throughout the region.
Ticket and suite information for SummerSlam in 2018 will be announced in the near future.
Powell’s POV: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. WWE continues to sell out the Barclays Center for their SummerSlam weekend events, so it’s not a surprise to see them bring the event back in 2018.
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