With Clash at the Castle, Drew McIntyre Brings the WWE Home

The Scottish wrestling champion wants to make the U.K. and Europe wrestling's next heavyweight markets

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It’s been 30 years since the WWE held a pay-per-view show at a stadium in the United Kingdom. Still, the legacy of that 1992 SummerSlam has outlasted its pomp and pageantry.

Three of that event’s four headliners—Randy “Macho Man” Savage, the Ultimate Warrior and “British Bulldog” Davey Boy Smith—are now deceased. The venue itself, London’s original Wembley Stadium, closed in 2000. It was ultimately demolished in 2003 to make way for a new facility. 

That SummerSlam 30 years ago was World Wrestling Entertainment’s first major event held outside of North America.



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