AEW Returns To Las Vegas For Memorial Day Tripleheader: Double Or Nothing, Dynamite, And Rampage
-- T-Mobile Arena Hosts DOUBLE OR NOTHING PPV on Sunday, May 29 –
-- Michelob Ultra Arena Hosts AEW: Dynamite on Wednesday, May 25
and AEW: Rampage on Friday, May 27 --
Feb. 24, 2022 – In May 2019, AEW’s inaugural DOUBLE OR NOTHING pay-per-view event in Las Vegas rocked the wrestling industry, fueling AEW’s meteoric rise with its record-high ratings, game-changing content, world-class roster, pop culture infiltration, unprecedented collaboration with other leagues and enthralling product that draws the youngest-skewing wrestling audience on television.
After hosting the past two iterations of DOUBLE OR NOTHING at Daily’s Place in Jacksonville, Fla., AEW announced during last night’s episode of AEW: Dynamite its triumphant return to Las Vegas, with fans getting the chance to extend their Las Vegas Memorial Day Weekend trips with a tripleheader of AEW shows kicking off on Wednesday, May 25.
The Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino will pull double duty, hosting AEW: Dynamite on Wednesday, May 25, and a special live episode of AEW: Rampage on Friday, May 27. On Sunday, May 29, AEW will make its T-Mobile Arena debut as DOUBLE OR NOTHING takes center stage at the home of the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights.
DOUBLE OR NOTHING’s Las Vegas return and the live episodes of AEW: Dynamite and AEW: Rampage will feature adrenaline-charged match-ups with stars such as Hangman Page, Dr. Britt Baker, CM Punk, Bryan Danielson, Chris Jericho, Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson), Adam Cole, Sting, Jon Moxley, Jungle Boy, Luchasaurus, Jade Cargill, Sammy Guevara, Miro, Lucha Bros., PAC, MJF, Darby Allin, Nyla Rose, Red Velvet, Ruby Soho, Hikaru Shida, Thunder Rosa, Malakai Black, Andrade El Idolo, Christian Cage, Eddie Kingston, Scorpio Sky, Ethan Page, Orange Cassidy, Ricky Starks, Powerhouse Hobbs, Lance Archer and Keith Lee all scheduled to appear.
“The last time we were in Las Vegas, in 2019, Jon Moxley made his shocking debut and helped spark AEW’s revolution. Looking back for a moment, it’s incredible to see how far we’ve come in just three years,” said Tony Khan, GM, CEO and Head of Creative of AEW. “It’s been a fantastic run, and only fitting that we return to Las Vegas for DOUBLE OR NOTHING 2022 and the debuts of Dynamite and Rampage. I’m looking forward to our incredible fans enjoying a unique tripleheader opportunity over Memorial Day Weekend and experiencing more of the great wrestling that they demand and deserve.”
DOUBLE OR NOTHING will be live on pay-per-view on Sunday, May 29, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, and can be streamed in the U.S. on Bleacher Report via the Bleacher Report app, bleacherreport.com and connected devices. The event will also be available On-Demand through cable and satellite TV providers.
In addition, Joe Hand Promotions will make DOUBLE OR NOTHING available in select theaters across the U.S., including Cinemark, AMC, Regal, Harkins, iPic and Emagine Entertainment.
International fans can purchase DOUBLE OR NOTHING at FITE.TV.
Founded by CEO, GM and Head of Creative Tony Khan, AEW is a new professional wrestling league headlined by Hangman Page, Dr. Britt Baker, CM Punk, Bryan Danielson, Chris Jericho, Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks (Matt & Nick Jackson), Adam Cole, Sting, Jon Moxley, Jungle Boy, Luchasaurus, Jade Cargill, Sammy Guevara, Miro, Lucha Bros., PAC, MJF, Darby Allin, Nyla Rose, Red Velvet, Ruby Soho, Hikaru Shida, Thunder Rosa, Malakai Black, Andrade El Idolo, Christian Cage, Eddie Kingston, Scorpio Sky, Ethan Page, Orange Cassidy, Ricky Starks, Powerhouse Hobbs, Lance Archer, Keith Lee and many more. For the first time in many years, AEW is offering an alternative to mainstream wrestling, with a roster of world-class talent that is injecting new spirit, freshness and energy into the industry.
“AEW: Dynamite” airs every Wednesday from 8-10 p.m. ET on TBS and attracts the youngest wrestling audience on television. The fight-forward show “AEW: Rampage” airs every Friday from 10-11 p.m. ET on TNT. AEW’s multi-platform content also includes “AEW Dark” and “AEW Dark: Elevation,” two weekly professional wrestling YouTube series, “Being the Elite,” a weekly behind-the-scenes YouTube series, and “AEW Unrestricted,” a weekly podcast series. For more info, check out Twitter.com/AEW; Instagram.com/AllEliteWrestling; YouTube.com/AEW; Facebook.com/AllEliteWrestling
About T-Mobile Arena
T-Mobile Arena, the 20,000-seat venue located on the Las Vegas Strip between Park MGM and New York-New York, opened April 6, 2016. The arena hosts more than 100 events annually including major headline entertainment, awards shows, UFC, boxing, basketball and other sporting events, family shows and special events. T-Mobile Arena also is the home of the Vegas Golden Knights, a National Hockey League expansion team and the city’s first professional sports team, as well as UFC’s exclusive Las Vegas arena destination. The venue, named the No. 1 venue on Billboard Magazine’s 2018 Arena Power List as well as the “Best New Major Concert Venue” by Pollstar Magazine in 2016, features 50 luxury suites, more than two dozen private loge boxes, complete broadcast facilities, and other specially designed exclusive hospitality offerings and fan amenities destined to create a guest experience second to none. Toshiba Plaza, an adjacent two-acre outdoor entertainment space, features performance stages, a variety of video screens and other interactive content and display areas. Industry-leading architect Populous designed T-Mobile Arena to meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s standards for LEED® Gold Certification. T-Mobile Arena is a privately funded joint venture between AEG and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information, visit T-MobileArena.com or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Michelob ULTRA Arena
The Michelob ULTRA Arena is a multi-purpose arena home to World Championship Boxing, premier concerts and special events. With seating for as many as 12,000, the arena, which was recently renovated in 2018, offers excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art lighting and sound. The entertainment venue is home to the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces, the city’s first professional basketball team, and has hosted prominent events and concerts such as Justin Timberlake, KISS, Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, John Mayer, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Alejandro Fernandez and David Foster & Friends. World championship boxing events have featured fighters including Oscar De La Hoya, Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, Shane Mosley and Bernard Hopkins. The Michelob ULTRA Arena also has been home to multiple Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events, USA Basketball and the Latin Billboard Music Awards.