WWE Announces SummerSlam Location Change Due To COVID-19


WWE has confirmed that next month’s SummerSlam pay-per-view will not take place from Boston, MA at the TD Garden arena as scheduled.

In a press release sent in to SEScoops.com, WWE announced that the change was made due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The company thanked the city of Boston for working with them on the ill-fated event:

“We are grateful to the city of Boston for their longstanding partnership and look forward to holding WWE events at TD Garden in the future.”

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Fans who purchased tickets for the original SummerSlam Week events can receive refunds via the original point of purchase.

The ‘biggest event of the summer’ takes place Sunday, August 23rd and will air live on the WWE Network. WWE will announce a new venue for SummerSlam in the coming weeks. It will likely take place from the Performance Center in Orlando.

It was announced this week’s episode of NXT TV that TakeOver: XXX is taking place during SummerSlam weekend on Saturday, August 22nd.

Stay tuned for more details on SummerSlam as they become available.