The date and venue for WWE Clash of Champions has now reportedly been revealed.
According to PWInsider, the event will take place on September 26th in Columbus, Ohio at the Nationwide Arena.
The news comes at WWE look to fill out their calendar for 2021 as live crowds begin to return their events.
The pay-per-view will come hot on the heels of Money In The Bank on July 18th and SummerSlam on August 21st. WWE Money In The Bank is set to take place in Fort Worth,Texas. The event will see a WWE pay-per-view take place in front of the crowd for the first time since February 2020.
As well as the pay-per-view specials it has also been reported that the 2021 WWE Draft will take place on August 30th and September 3rd.
The report ties in with earlier suggestions that Big E could be heading to RAW after SummerSlam. The report from WrestleVotes, explained that while The New Day would be reunited, that doesn’t necessarily mean that they’ll team together. Upon arriving on RAW, Big E would be used to inject new life into the main event picture.
Clash of Champions 2020 saw Drew McIntyre defeat Randy Orton for the WWE Title in an Ambulance Match. While Roman Reigns saw off the challenge of Jey Uso for the Universal Championship.
The event serves as a natural successor to the Jim Crockett Promotions/WCW event Clash of the Champions which was held from 1988 until 1997. The concept ensured that all of the promotion’s championships were defended on the same night.
The first ever ‘Clash’ is arguably one of the most famous events in wrestling history. On March 27th at the Greensboro Coliseum, Sting fought Ric Flair to a draw for the World Heavyweight Championship in the main event. The match is widely regarded as the bout which established Sting as a main event level star.