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WWE moves Las Vegas show to smaller venue

WWE’s next major show in Las Vegas has been moved from Allegiant Stadium.

The “Money in the Bank” pay-per-view event now is set to take place at MGM Grand Garden on July 2. WWE fans posted images of a poster revealing the change on social media Thursday.

Also, various ticket websites, including Allegiant’s, are no longer accepting purchases for the event at the Allegiant site. However, the MGM Grand says tickets for “Money in the Bank” at the garden will go on sale at 10 a.m. June 3.

The change appears to be the first time an event scheduled for Allegiant Stadium has been downsized. The stadium, which opened in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, has seen several sold-out concerts, including BTS last month.

Events at the stadium, which sat mostly empty in 2020 before fully opening to fans in July 2021, drew 510,566 attendees via 41 total events between July and September, according to Las Vegas Stadium Authority data.

The Las Vegas Rugby Cup, set for Halloween weekend last year, was canceled about a month before the competition. It was the first large event canceled at Allegiant Stadium.

In July, the WWE event will be going head-to-head with a major UFC pay-per-view across the street at T-Mobile Arena, where UFC 276 is set to take place.

The WWE event is expected to begin at 4:30 p.m. and conclude well in advance of the UFC’s main event.

This marks the WWE’s return to Las Vegas after hosting its annual SummerSlam show at Allegiant Stadium in August.

An announced crowd of 51,326 attended the event.

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