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Barclays Center in NYC Rumored to Host WWE Survivor Series 2021

Published 07/23/2021, 11:00 AM EDT

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WWE decides its PPV venues well in advance to make bookings, preparations, and other arrangements to give the fans a flawless experience. Therefore, the company has narrowed down to a tentative venue for Survivor Series 2021.

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According to rumours, WWE is planning to book Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York for Survivor Series 2021.

Some facts about Barclays Center


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  • Owner: Brooklyn Events Center
  • Address: 620 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217, United States
  • Capacity: 19,000
  • Inaugurated: September 28th, 2012

Apart from the seating area, the arena comes with luxury suites, bars, clubs, restaurants, and lounges.

The arena has been host to several renowned performers across the globe such as Rihanna, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and many others.

Previously, WWE has used this arena for Monday Night Raw, WrestleMania, and other episodes while touring via New York.

Even though there is no official announcement from either side about this, it’s possible WWE may lock down this venue for the PPV.

The Rock may return at WWE Survivor Series

According to various sources, WWE is planning to bring back The Great One at Survivor Series. It will be the 25th anniversary of his debut event. He debuted at Survivor Series 1996.

In fact, the 25th anniversary is a primary reason the company wants to bring back The Rock at Survivor Series. Even though it’s not confirmed yet, Survivor Series could become a tremendous success if this rumour turns out to be true!


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If The Great One does return, his potential match would either be Roman Reigns or John Cena depending on who wins their match at SummerSlam 2021. Prior to Cena’s return, everyone assumed if The Brahma Bill returned, it would be against The Tribal Chief since he is the Universal Champion and the top guy on the roster.


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Now, John Cena is back in the mix and he is definitely at par with Reigns if not bigger. The only way to keep all three of them in the game is by booking a triple threat match. And, The Rock is rumored to also wrestle at Survivor Series so he could technically interrupt a segment between Cena and Reigns and unleash havoc in the ring!

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But, will WWE book three megastars in a triple threat match at Survivor Series? Let us know in the comments below.


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Written by:

Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury


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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.
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