TOKYO, JAPAN – WWE Network will stream SummerSlam live in Japanese for the first time this Monday, August 21, at 8 a.m. JST, from a sold-out Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Shun Yamaguchi and Funaki will call the action live from ringside.
“As we continue to place an emphasis on international growth, offering a customized version of SummerSlam to our fans in Japan was a priority,” said Michelle Wilson, WWE Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer. “This is another step in our ongoing strategy to create localized WWE Network content for our fans around the world.”
SummerSlam will feature WWE’s biggest Superstars, including John Cena, Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns, Jinder Mahal, Naomi, Alexa Bliss, Braun Strowman, AJ Styles, Randy Orton, Natalya, Samoa Joe, The Usos, The New Day and more.
Following SummerSlam, all pay-per-views on WWE Network will be available in Japanese moving forward. Fans can watch SummerSlam and all of WWE Network’s programming by signing up today at WWENetwork.com.