The biggest party of the summer is about to get underway, and WWE SummerSlam is expected to surpass the current attendance record of the ThunderDome, which is currently an impressive two-dozen.
Since the onset of the coronavirus (or, as WWE Hall of Famer and US “President” Donald Trump calls it, The Chyna Virus), attendance numbers at WWE events has been down roughly 99.7 percent compared to the previous year.
But SummerSlam — one of WWE’s “Big Four” PPV events, alongside WrestleMania, Royal Rumble, and December to Dismember — is predicted to draw crowds numbering in the near-thirties.
If the tally includes the sports-entertainers themselves, attendance at the event will double 54, making it the company’s largest crowd in months.
Several-hundred other fans will “attend” “virtually” by video screen, which means they will watch SummerSlam on a screen like the rest of us, except they’ll spend the entire time looking for themselves on TV instead of watching the matches.
SummerSlam 2020 will feature a card of exciting and captivating matches, like, oh, I dunno, probably Asuka versus Charlotte or something. Oh, and the Viking Raiders will do a skit that will be, in the words of nobody, “hilarious.”