No swim trunks or flippy-floppies.
Before WWE settled on the Amway Center for SummerSlam and beyond, there were reports the company was looking into holding the show in the Northeast, a beach, and even a boat.
"Every option was looked into. That option had about as much chance as all the other options. Everything was looked into, across the board, of any way we could come back to doing what we do safely and in the best way possible. As you can imagine, things on a boat aren't quite so easy. I would imagine that even just the motion of the water. There's issues with everything across the board. When you see the ThunderDome concept and see SmackDown and see SummerSlam in that environment, you're gonna understand why we went in the direction we did. It's spectacular, it's different than anything anybody else is doing, the level of it. You've heard the things Kevin Dunn has said about it. One thing about Kevin's team is they never cease to amaze me so usually when they tell me something is going to be spectacular and I see it person, I'm like, 'Wow, you completely undersold it.' When you get there and see it, you will understand why we went that direction. Even if we did it on a boat, there's no fans and nobody there, that weighs into the factor as well," he said.
Kevin Dunn said in an interview with Sports Illustrated that ThunderDome will have better entrances than WrestleMania and drones would be present as well. You can find his full comments by clicking here.
WWE will debut the ThunderDome experience on Friday with SmackDown.
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