AEW committed itself to producing quarterly pay-per-view events when it made its debut in 2019. The Jacksonville-based promotion did extend the number of weekly TV specials in 2022. AEW is also considering holding pay-per-view events on multiple nights.
AEW star Dustin Rhodes recently appeared at Terrificon and shared his thoughts on the promotion’s plans to hold stadium shows similar to the WWE. For those not in the know, WWE is set to hold Clash at the Castle at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.
“UK, our television in the UK is doing well. Tony’s soccer team is right there and he wants to run Craven Cottage, probably 40-50,000 people. I guarantee it would sell it out. Will we sell out United States stadiums? It’s growth. It takes time to make these things happen. It’s not going to happen overnight, but we will get there.
“Hopefully, someday, like Chicago, the United Center, we smack it out and it’s 19,000 people. If we did go to a stadium show, I hope that we would do well for a Double or Nothing or All Out, do I know if it’s going to sell out? I have no idea. I would hope so, but we don’t need to do those all the time. You have these arenas that are just fine. I think we’re going to go to two-day events now, for pay-per-views. I believe. I’ve heard that down the pike. It’ll be like a WrestleMania experience, you have two days of Double or Nothing or two-days of All Out or Revolution.”
AEW’s next big pay-per-view event, All Out, will take place on September 4th, 2022. The live event will emanate from Now Arena in the Chicago suburb of Hoffman Estates, Illinois.
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