WWE announces Money in the Bank stadium show for Independence Day weekend
By Jason Powell, editor of ProWrestling.net (@prowrestlingnet)
WWE has issued the following press release to announce that the Money in the Bank pay-per-view will take place over Independence Day weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada at Allegiant Stadium.
LAS VEGAS– (BUSINESS WIRE) – On the heels of a record Slam summer in Las Vegas, WWE (NYSE: WWE) announced their return to Allegiant Stadium on July 4th tonight.e weekend of 2022 for Money in the bank.
The event marks the first time in history that Money in the bank will be held in an NFL stadium.
“Las Vegas, its residents and visitors have shown that Vegas is the perfect city for our biggest events,” said Nick Khan, WWE President and Chief Revenue Officer. “Money in the bank, an event appropriately titled for Vegas and one of our five annual tent poles, will bring the WWE Universe back to Allegiant Stadium on July 4the weekend of 2022.
“We were delighted to welcome Slam summer at Allegiant Stadium. Its success continues to illustrate how the city of Las Vegas is uniquely positioned to host a variety of exciting and diverse sporting and entertainment events, ”said Chris Wright, General Manager of Allegiant Stadium. “The partnership with the LVCVA team was essential for Slam summer in the market and we look forward to working with WWE on hosting Money in the bank The 4th of Julye weekend in 2022.
Fans interested in an exclusive Money in the bank possibility of presale can register at http://mitb.wwe.com/presale. More information about the event will be announced shortly.
Powell’s point of view: WWE appears to be following AEW’s lead in terms of hosting a pay-per-view event over a long holiday weekend. It’s a big step forward for Money in the Bank to move from arenas to stadiums, but the holiday weekend and Vegas being a tourist city should help their cause.