WWE will be doing fewer pay-per-views in 2018, according to Dave Meltzer on Wrestling Observer Radio. Meltzer settled that there will be no months with dual pay-per-views until Apr or May. The subsequent RAW pay-per-view will not be until Feb in Las Vegas, NV. Meltzer pronounced there “probably” will be a pay-per-view in Mar before WrestleMania in April.
It should be remarkable that this year featured no months with dual pay-per-views until Apr as well, that had WrestleMania 33 and a RAW branded Payback show. The initial month to underline apart RAW and SmackDown branded pay-per-views was June. In further to June, a other months that featured dual apart RAW and SmackDown pay-per-views were Jul (Great Balls of Fire, Battleground) and Oct (Hell In A Cell, TLC).
Following The Survivor Series on Nov 19th, there will be usually one some-more WWE pay-per-view this year, a SmackDown branded Clash of Champions uncover on Dec 17th from a TD Garden in Boston. That leaves 2017 with 16 pay-per-views, 6 for RAW, 6 for SmackDown and 4 dual-branded. 2016 had 15 pay-per-views, however a code prolongation happened mid-year.
As noted, on final week’s part of WWE SmackDown Live, WWE announced that AJ Styles would face Rusev on this week’s show, with a leader fasten Team SmackDown during The Survivor Series. Plans were altered a following day to Styles confronting WWE Champion Jinder Mahal on this week’s uncover for a title. Meltzer remarkable that a scheduled categorical eventuality for subsequent month’s Clash of The Champions pay-per-view was Styles vs. Mahal for a title, however it’s not famous if that was altered following a compare now function on this week’s SmackDown Live.
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