The “new era” also means new sets, as WWE has gone all out for the 19th SummerSlam today (Aug. 21) in Brooklyn.
A couple of shots from fans in attendance at Barclays Center (and one from ESPN’s new pro wrestling vertical) provide a look at how different the stage and ring area look:
Beautiful new set up for #Summerslam!! @WWE pic.twitter.com/Wj0zoFwbs5— Dalyxman's World (@The_Dalyxman) August 21, 2016
New screens. New ring posts. Welcome to #SummerSlam pic.twitter.com/lRRl93ID62— WWE on ESPN (@WWEonESPN) August 21, 2016
We out here. #SummerSlam pic.twitter.com/4XxXHwKoi6— Megan Smith (@Nuutmeg) August 21, 2016
The designers did their job. Now it’s up to everyone else.
See how it shakes out tonight in New York with a rundown of all the action and results in our live blog here, and in our storystream here.