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WWE Money in the Bank 2023 will take place in London

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WWE announced this morning that their Money in the Bank 2023 The pay-per-view event is heading to London this summer on Saturday, July 1st at the O2 Arena.

Here is the press release with the pertinent details:

As first reported by Daily Mail Sport, WWE announced today that The O2 in London will host Money In The Bank on Saturday, July 1, 2023. Money In The Bank marks the first ever WWE Premium Live Event to be held in London for over two decades. .

Money In The Bank will feature WWE’s biggest Superstars and will also bring Money In The Bank matches to the UK for the first time ever, with each winner receiving a briefcase containing a contract for one championship match at a specific time and location. of your choosing any time in the coming year.

“The O2 is one of the world’s premier venues and the perfect home for Money In The Bank. We are excited to bring one of our ‘Big 5’ events to the UK and look forward to welcoming the WWE Universe to London on July 1st,” said Dan Ventrelle, EVP, Talent at WWE.

“We are honored to host the first Money In The Bank event in the UK here at The O2,” said Christian D’Acuña, Senior Director of Programming at The O2. “We look forward to welcoming WWE fans to The O2 this summer for an unforgettable night with some of WWE’s biggest stars.”

The announcement follows the huge success of Cardiff’s Clash At The Castle in September 2022, the first major WWE stadium show to be held in the UK since 1992. Clash At The Castle broke several records at the time, including becoming the most watched international premium show. event in WWE history, with the biggest European gate ever and the best-selling merchandise for a non-WrestleMania event.

Additionally, official WWE Money In The Bank Priority Passes are now available through exclusive partner On Location at this link or by calling +1 855-346-7388, giving fans the opportunity to purchase ticket packages before they go on sale. sale to the general public. The Money In The Bank Priority Pass gives fans the chance to be in the ring at all the exciting moments, including premium seating, all-inclusive pre-show hospitality with WWE Superstar appearances, in-ring photo opportunities, an autographed poster, merchandise fastlane, exclusive merchandise, two nights of luxury accommodations and much more.

Additional information about Money In The Bank will be announced in the coming weeks. To learn more about registering for general ticket pre-sale opportunities, visit: https://www.wwe.com/mitb2023-presale-registration.

WWE also posted a hype video related to the event on social media:

WWE’s Money in the Bank match debuted in 2005 and has had its own dedicated pay-per-view event on the calendar since 2010. Some fans argue that the success of money in the bank helped to overcome series of survivors as one of the most anticipated WWE shows of the year. Regardless of how you categorize them, WWE acknowledges above that it is one of their “Big 5” events. This puts an end to rumors about Money in the Bank ladder matches being moved back to WrestleMania this year.

The men’s side of Money in the Bank matches has included some unsatisfactory winners in two of the last three years (Otis, Austin Theory), as WWE tried to protect the long championship from Roman Reigns, so perhaps things will change with the event moving to London in 2023.

As the press release notes, 2022 marked WWE’s first stadium show in the UK in 30 years with clash in the castle. The fact that they are heading back to the UK for another PPV in 2023 suggests this could be a regular occurrence going forward, which is obviously a very exciting thing for WWE fans across the pond.

Who do you think are the favorites to win the Money in the Bank ladder matches this summer in London, Cagesiders?

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