Bengaluru, April 20: With Wrestlemania season behind us, it’s a brand new season for the WWE programming.
This year, we have got the Superstar Shakeup, in addition, to make things even more interesting. Going forward, WWE Network has in store for us some blockbuster nights around the entire summer.
Till date, WWE has announced eight PPVs for the remainder part of the year. With the brand split effect still intact most of the PPVs will feature superstars from one particular brand.
Check out the full schedule to learn more about the upcoming PPVs in detail:
Payback-April 30th (Raw brand)
The first PPV after Wrestlemania will take place at the SAP centre in San Jose, California. Although it’s a Raw-exclusive one, there would be at least a couple of cross-brand matches.
This is due to the superstar shakeup where multiple names switched brands even after announcements of their scheduled matches.
Backlash-May 21st (Smackdown brand)
It will mark the first Smackdown-exclusive PPV post-Wrestlemania. The PPV was brought back in last year’s September.
This year the premature return will be hosted by the infamous All-State Arena in Chicago, Rosemont, Illinois.
Extreme Rules-June 4th (Raw brand)
This will be the one exciting night of the year where every match will have one certain stipulation added to it. This would be the ninth Extreme Rules PPV in the series starting from 2009. The Raw-exclusive PPV will take place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
Money in the Bank-June 18th (Smackdown brand)
It will be quite interesting to see how WWE conduct this one since superstars from both the brand should be given a chance to grab the Money in the Bank briefcase. The 2017 edition of the event will take place at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri.
Bad Blood-July 9th (Raw brand)
The hellacious event with a non-PG gimmick is currently scheduled to make his return as the third PPV post-Wrestlemania season.
It will after a long time that WWE will host a PPV where the headquarters of the company belongs. The XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut will be the host to it.
Battleground-July 23rd (Smackdown brand)
It is currently the last brand exclusive PPV advertised in WWE schedule. The tradition of this one started back in 2013.
Hence, this would be the fifth edition of the event. The City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia will host it at the Wells Fargo Center.
Summerslam-August 21st (Dual brand)
The biggest event of the summer will return to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Over the years, Summerslam has become the second biggest PPV of the year in the WWE.
Since 1998, WWE has never stopped running this one. There are quite huge expectations from the company around this night.
Survivor Series-November 20th (Dual brand)
This is the only PPV that has been finalised for the second half of the year. This will mark the 31st edition of the PPV which is considered as one of the oldest PPVs still running in WWE’s calendar. The Toyota Center in Houston, Texas will be the host to it.