WWE is planning will bring its first PPV/premium live event to the United Kingdom this September. It is happening for over 30 years. September 3 is the date as per the initial announcement and the venue is Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Yesterday, a Scot got to break the news at the SmackDown house show in England as per WWE.com.
DrewMcIntyre, a WWE superstar exclusively revealed the name of the event in a WWE Live event at London’s O2 Arena. McIntyre said in the announcement that the city of Cardiff is ready for the WWE Clash at the Castle on September 3. He believes that the people of Wales, across the UK, and around the entire world are ready to create the history in WWE. He is appealing to the audience to get the tickets and be a part of this event to support them.
Tickets are going to be out for sale
From May 20, Friday, the sale for the tickets for Clash at The Castle will begin. Moreover, on May 18, a pre-sale will begin. The website of WWE mentions the start time for Clash at The Castle as 7 pm. That’s likely the local start time. This probably means that the event will be live on Peacock and the WWE Network at 2 pm ET that same Saturday. This event is going to be WWE’s first major event which will take place in the UK. What’s happening in the UK for more than 30 years. They changed their logo as well.
About the organization WWE
World Wrestling Entertainment, commonly called by the name WWE, is an American professional wrestling promotion. It is a global entertainment company. WWE has also spread its branches out into other fields, like film, American football, and various other business ventures. The company has plans of licensing its intellectual property to companies to produce video games and action figures.
Beginning of WWE
It started in 1953 as the Capitol Wrestling Corporation. Its roster is divided into two primary touring groups and two developmental groups. The groups are also called brands. All over the world, 1 billion homes watch WWE and it is available in 30 languages. The global headquarters of the company is located in Stamford, Connecticut. While its offices are in New York, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, and Munich.
Though contests of WWE don’t seem to be lawful they are based on entertainment. They involve theater, featuring storyline-driven, scripted, and partially choreographed matches. These matches also often include moves that can risk the performers. They may get a critical injury or, even death if they perform incorrectly. WWE’s owner Vince McMahon publicly acknowledged the predetermined aspect of professional wrestling in1989. They did it to avoid taxes from athletic commissions. WWE also brands several products such as sports entertainment, acknowledging wrestling’s roots in competitive sport and dramatic theater.
1. When did WWE start as a promotion?
The promotion was founded in 1953 as the Capitol Wrestling Corporation.
2. Where and when will the event take place?
WWE Clash at The Castle will take place on Saturday, September 3 from Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.
3. Where will the event be aired?
The WWE website lists a 7 pm start time for Clash at The Castle, which is likely the local start time. This would mean the event airs live on Peacock and the WWE Network at 2 pm ET that same Saturday.
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