WWE SummerSlam Location official, announcement coming Thursday
It's official. The New York Daily News reports that WWE SummerSlam will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY on Sunday, August 23rd. An official announcement will be made on Thursday. Tickets will go on sale next Saturday, March 14th, at 10am.
"SummerSlam in New York matches one of the most iconic sports and entertainment celebrations with one of the world's greatest cities," WWE executive vice president for special events John Saboor told the Daily News.
SummerSlam was originally scheduled to take place at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ, however the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority board approved a plan in January to close down the arena.