WWE to do dual brand pay-per-views after Wrestlemania

WWE confirmed all pay-per-views following Wrestlemania will be dual brand shows. This marks the end of brand specific events.

WWE going from 16 PPV’s a year to 12

WWE made the announcement Saturday that all PPV’s after ‘Mania will feature superstars from both brands. The company will now have 12 shows this year, as apposed to the 16 events they had in 2017.

Going forward, we say goodbye to; Payback, Elimination Chamber and Great Balls of Fire.  Below are the PPV’s that are staying:

WrestleMania 34 – April 8, 2018

 Backlash – May 6, 2018

Money in the Bank – June 17, 2018

 Extreme Rules – July 15, 2018

SummerSlam – Aug. 19, 2018

 Hell in a Cell – Sept. 16, 2018

 TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs – Oct. 21, 2018

Survivor Series – Nov. 18, 2018

WWE Clash of Champions – Dec. 16, 2018

2017 revenue

An interesting tidbit is that WWE’s books hint that the company’s revenue increased in 2017 by a slight margin. Out of the 16 shows, they brought in $142 million in revenue from traditional monthly shows. There was an increase of 12.7% from $12.6 million in revenue from 2016.

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