WWE’s upcoming tour of Canada has been pushed back to fall 2022.
As we noted, it was previously announced that WWE will be returning to Canada to record for TV for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. Further dates have been confirmed. with tickets on sale – Friday, January 21 for a SmackDown from the Canadian Life Center in Winnipeg, Manitoba; Saturday, January 22 for the WWE Supershow live event at Evraz Place in Regina, Saskatchewan; Sunday, January 23 for the WWE Supershow live event at the Sasktel Center in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Monday, January 24 for RAW from Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta.
In an update, it appears today that the January 2022 Canada tour has been canceled as the following new dates were announced for the US, with tickets going on sale on Friday, May 10. 12, replacing the original Canadian date – Friday, January 21 for a SmackDown at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville; Saturday, January 22 for the WWE Supershow live event at The Corbin Arena in Corbin, KY; Sunday, January 23 for the WWE Supershow live event at Mountain Health Arena in Huntington, WV; Monday, January 24 for RAW at the Huntington Center in Toledo, OH.
WWE has since released a statement confirming the January 2022 Canadian tour has been postponed. They released the following this afternoon:
The WWE Friday Night SmackDown live event scheduled for January 21, 2022 at the Canadian Life Center in Winnipeg has been rescheduled to Friday, September 30.
The WWE Supershow live event scheduled for January 22, 2022 at the Brandt Center in Regina has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 1.
The WWE Supershow live event scheduled for January 23, 2022 at the SaskTel Center in Saskatoon has been rescheduled and will now be WWE Live on Sunday, October 2.
The WWE Monday Night Raw live event scheduled for January 24, 2022 at Rogers Place in Edmonton has been rescheduled to Monday, September 26.
Tickets are currently on sale through Ticketmaster.ca, and all tickets purchased initially will be discounted for the rescheduled dates.
Previous superstars promoted for the January 2022 tour include WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns, WWE Champion Big E, RAW Women’s Champion Becky Lynch, SmackDown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair, Bianca Belair, Sasha Banks, Bobby Lashley , Drew McIntyre, Rey Mysterio, Dominik Mysterio, RAW Tag Team Champions Randy Orton and Riddle, and Rhea Ripley. No word yet on whether they will work on the rescheduled October 2022 dates, but we’ll keep you updated.
It should be noted that the Canadian date of 2021 is still listed on the WWE website. The RAW live event is scheduled for Wednesday, December 29 at the Coca-Cola Arena in Toronto, Ontario, as well as the RAW live event on Thursday, December 30 at the Place Bell in Laval , Québec. These performances are part of WWE’s 2021 Holiday Tour, and the Toronto show is the one that WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus was announced for earlier this week. Stratus will make a special appearance that night, but there’s no word on whether or not she’ll wrestle.
The last WWE event to be held in Canada was the February 24, 2020 RAW episode from Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Stay tuned for more on WWE’s touring schedule.
https://www.wrestlinginc.com/news/2021/12/wwe-canada-tour-pushed-back-to-fall-2022-new-january-dates-announced/ WWE Canada Tour pushed back to Fall 2022, new January date announced