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WWE/Amway Center contract reveals September 27th PPV date

Further details of WWE's contract with the city of Orlando, Florida, regarding their residency at the Amway Center were revealed Tuesday.

Spectrum News 13's Greg Engel first reported the details of the contract that will see WWE pay the city a mininum of $200,000 to rent ther arena through October 31st. The venue will receive $12,500 for any Sunday pay-per-view events, $10,000 for any Monday or Friday events, $7500 for any days in which WWE personnel works inside the building, and $2500 for any "dark" day when no work is happening.

The initial report had WWE paying $450,000 for the rights to use the venue for two months based on a conversation with a city official.

Other interesting notes from the contract:

  • The next WWE pay-per-view following Sunday's Payback will be on Sunday, September 27th.
  • WWE can extend or shorten the contract with two weeks notice.
  • Under 'Tickets' in the contract, it reads 'Intentionally Omitted', essentially closing the door on the possibility of live fans during the course of the contract.

WWE began their residency last Friday with SmackDown after several months of shows at the Performance Center.