WWE SummerSlam 2021: Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium to host SummerSlam, confirms WWE – The Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas which hosts NFL matches will host the WWE SummerSlam 2021 for the first time. The annual event will be held on August 21 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
WWE in Las Vegas: WWE President & Chief Revenue Officer and Las Vegas native, Nick Khan confirmed the news on Sunday.
WWE in Las Vegas: “Coming out of the pandemic, it was important to us to have a big event like SummerSlam in Las Vegas. We expect to deliver a great night of sports entertainment for the people of the city and a boost in foot traffic for the casinos and local businesses,” said Nick Khan.
WWE in Las Vegas: “The Raiders are thrilled to join WWE in hosting SummerSlam at Allegiant Stadium in August,” said Raiders President Marc Badain. “WWE is a leader in global entertainment, and to host one of its signature events in the Sports and Entertainment Capital of the World is a perfect fit. The Raiders look forward to SummerSlam and a full schedule of events and entertainment to come at Allegiant Stadium.”
WWE in Las Vegas: “We couldn’t be more excited to host SummerSlam for the very first time and welcome WWE, its Superstars and the WWE Universe to Las Vegas this August,” said Steve Hill, President and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “Live entertainment and sporting events are returning to the destination in a big way, and SummerSlam is the perfect addition to the Las Vegas summer calendar,” he added.
WWE in Las Vegas: Located adjacent to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, Allegiant Stadium is a state-of-the-art global events destination and home to the Las Vegas Raiders. SummerSlam will be one of the first sporting events held at full capacity at Allegiant Stadium with tickets on sale Friday, June 18. Fans interested in an exclusive SummerSlam presale opportunity can register at www.summerslam.com/presale.
WWE in Las Vegas: SummerSlam will stream live exclusively on Peacock in the United States and on WWE Network everywhere else.