WWE Smackdown returns to Madison Square Garden
July 1, 2021
By Nik Roseveare
WWE makes its highly anticipated return to New York City as the Friday Night SmackDown TV tapings will take place at Madison Square Garden on September 10th.
It will be the company’s first show at the famed Garden since December 2019, and the first major wrestling show in New York City since touring halted in March 2020.
The company returns to Madison Square Garden as part of resuming its touring schedule and having fans back in the arenas for its weekly TV shows, starting with Friday Night SmackDown on July 16th.
Friday Night SmackDown airs live on FOX (in the US) at 8/7c and features Universal Champion Roman Reigns, SmackDown Women’s Champion Bianca Belair, SmackDown Tag Team Champions Rey and Dominik Mysterio, WWE Intercontinental Champion Apollo Crews, Edge, Sasha Banks, Bayley, Seth Rollins, Big E, Kevin Owens (pictured) and more.
Tickets for the MSG event go on sale on July 9th.
WWE will return to the UK in September.