In July, WWE announced that they would be holding a pay-per-view on New Year’s Day for the first time ever and now that show has a name.
‘Day 1’ is coming to Atlanta’s State Farm Arena on January 1st 2022.
The show mark’s the first time that Atlanta has hosted a WWE pay-per-view in six years.
The name was revealed during a local commercial which has since been shared on social media.
For the first time in 6 years, @WWE will be bringing a pay-per-view to Atlanta. "WWE DAY 1" is scheduled to be at the @StateFarmArena Saturday, January 1, 2022. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am et through Ticketmaster. @nodqdotcom@aaronrift#wweday1pic.twitter.com/3Tul4rng5a
— Thomas D Bradley (@ThomasDBradley) August 24, 2021
At the time of the announcement WWE’s Senior Vice President, Revenue Strategy & Development, Scott Zanghellini said:
“State Farm Arena is a phenomenal venue with a long history of hosting world-class events. We’re excited to deliver this pay-per-view to the people of Atlanta and the many that travel to the city to celebrate New Year’s.”
The announcement comes after the company revealed that they will be returning to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in October.
At SummerSlam it was also announced that WWE Extreme Rules will take place on September 26th.
Tickets for WWE Day 1 go on sale Friday, August 27 at 10 AM ET via Ticketmaster.com. The event will feature Superstars from both SmackDown and Raw including WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, WWE Champion Bobby Lashley, SmackDown Women’s Champion Bianca Belair, Raw Women’s Champion Nikki A.S.H, WWE Intercontinental Champion Apollo Crews, Raw Tag Team Champions AJ Styles and Omos, SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos, United States Champion Sheamus, Women’s Tag Team Champions Natalya and Tamina, Drew McIntyre, Charlotte Flair, Randy Orton, Riddle, Sasha Banks, Seth Rollins, Alexa Bliss and many more.