It was reported again in September that WWE would maintain its TLC pay-per-view occasion on Sunday, December twelfth in Chicago, Illinois on the Allstate Enviornment. There had additionally been a rumor of the present being pushed again to December nineteenth.
Nonetheless, the corporate has determined to nix the concept of holding a PPV occasion in December. As an alternative, WWE will return to Chicago for an episode of SmackDown on December seventeenth.
WWE’s stay occasion itemizing on their web site notes there will probably be a home present in Grand Rapids, MI on December twelfth and a home present on December nineteenth in Des Moines, IA.
Dave Meltzer reported on at present’s Wrestling Observer Radio there won’t be a pay-per-view in any respect within the month of December. As an alternative, the WWE Day 1 PPV occasion on January 1st is technically counted because the December pay-per-view as WWE desires to have 12 PPV occasions per 12 months.
“We don’t have one. So right here’s the state of affairs, the choice was made that… initially they do a pay-per-view each month, there was going to be a pay-per-view in Chicago on the Allstate Enviornment in mid-December. The sensation is now that doing 12 a 12 months, and the December pay-per-view will truly be January 1st in Atlanta.
The thought of doing January 1st somewhat than to do mid-late December. After which they’re nonetheless gonna do Royal Rumble because the January pay-per-view. Lots of people have been questioning after they moved the Chicago date from being a pay-per-view to being a tv taping, who’s gonna get the pay-per-view? The reply is that there isn’t any pay-per-view.”
Right here is the up to date PPV schedule for the corporate:
Crown Jewel: Thursday, October 21, 2021 – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on the King Fahd Worldwide Stadium
Survivor Collection: Sunday, November 21, 2021 – Brooklyn, New York on the Barclays Heart
Day 1: Saturday, January 1, 2022 – Atlanta, Georgia on the State Farm Enviornment
Royal Rumble: Saturday, January 29, 2022 – St Louis, Missouri from The Dome at America’s Heart