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Very Special WWE SummerSlam 1992 Viewing Experience Announced

SummerSlam 1992 holds a special place in the hearts of British wrestling fans, and with WWE returning to the United Kingdom for Clash at the Castle in Wales, just in time for the 30th anniversary of the landmark event from Wembley, fans are getting nostalgic for the classicshow.

Hooked On Wrestling and Freemantle Home Entertainment are celebrating the anniversary with an event at BOXPARK Wembley, just steps from the stadium that hosted the renowned Intercontinental Championship match between Bret “Hitman” Hart and “The British Bulldog” Davey Boy Smith, a match that took place in the main event in front of 80,000 fans and has been heralded as one of the best of either man’s career. The screening will take place on August 22nd and will feature British wrestling legends, as well as memorabilia and period-appropriate music.

WWE, meanwhile, will be releasing a special 30th anniversary blu-ray for SummerSlam 1992 a week later on August 29th, exactly 30 years from the day of the show. Fans that attend the August 22nd event will be able to get the release early.

Hooked On Wrestling and Fremantle Home Entertainment To Host WWE SummerSlam 1992 30th Anniversary Screening At BOXPARK Wembley, In The Shadow Of Wembley Stadium

Tuesday 19th July 2022 (London, England): Hooked On Wrestling Fremantle Home Entertainment are delighted to announce that they have teamed up for an exclusive anniversary screening of SummerSlam 1992 that will take place on Monday 22nd August just a stone’s throw from the spot that the late British Bulldog famously pinned Bret ‘Hitman’ Hart to win the Intercontinental Championship in front of over 80,000 of his fellow countrymen.

Now, for the first time ever, the event will be screened in its entirety, as it happened on that late Summer’s night, including all of the ‘dark’ matches in the order as they took place on the card.

The special night will take place at BOXPARK Wembley, a venue in the shadow of Wembley Stadium that has become world famous in its own right in recent years as the epicenter of English support during major international football tournaments and the stage for the hugely entertaining weigh- in for the Heavyweight boxing showdown between Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte in April this year.

The screening will be complemented by an exhibition of SummerSlam 1992 memorabilia and special live and big screen appearances from a number of British wrestling names, past and present, discussing the impact the event had on them. Fans will also be able to join in the spirit of the night with wrestling and chart music from the era played and fans encouraged to cosplay as stars who appeared on that famous night. Food and drink will be available from a diverse selection of amazing street food traders within BOXPARK Wembley.

The exclusive gala screening will be held to mark the Fremantle Home Entertainment re-release SummerSlam 1992 on Blu-Ray and DVD. The release comes exactly 30 years to the day after the iconic event that forged an entire generation of British wrestling fans.

Entry is open to fans of all ages and entry is free (Although space is limited so anyone attending MUST apply for a free ticket). Special packages are also available including pre-paid food vouchers, guaranteed seating, a printed commemorative photo opportunity and even the chance to get your hands on the SummerSlam 1992 Blu-Ray on the night, a whole week before general release.

Doors open on the night at 6PM with the screening beginning at 7PM. Free and paid tickets will be available from HookedOnTickets.co.uk from 9AM on Friday 22nd July.

WWE SummerSlam 1992: 30th Anniversary Edition will be released on Blu-Ray and DVD on Monday 29th August and is available to pre-order now from wwedvd.co.uk, amazon.co.uk and store.hmv.com.

This event is expected to attract young and old fans from across the UK to experience the joy of this incredible event, right there at Wembley one more time.

Ciaran Chivers, Senior Product Manager at Fremantle said “It’s fantastic to be able to release this legendary event on blu-ray for the first time and celebrate by bringing the WWE Universe back to Wembley 30 years later!”

Paul Benson, Managing Director of Hooked On Wrestling (Events) said “As we approach ten years of Hooked On Wrestling running WWE viewing parties across the UK, this event will be the absolute highlight of that decade on a personal level after attending the event myself as a small child. It made an enormous impression on my life and I thank Fremantle for giving us the chance to bring SummerSlam 1992 back to Wembley after three decades!”

Ben McLaughlin, BOXPARK COO said: “We are excited to host this exclusive anniversary screening at our Wembley venue. BOXPARK Wembley has become the ultimate fanpark destination and home to live sports screenings and experiences, from boxing to rugby to football and now wrestling. Sitting in the heart of Wembley Park, we always aim to put on events that bring communities together and celebrate the growing fan culture within sports so we are really looking forward to this one celebrating an iconic Wembley Stadium moment in history!”

For more information or for press access and press area tickets for the event, please contact Paul Benson on [email protected].

About Fremantle Home Entertainment: Fremantle Home Entertainment are the exclusive distributors of WWE DVD and Blu-Ray releases across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. With an extensive catalog of current and classic titles available at wwedvd.co.uk, fans can also find major WWE releases from online and high-street retailers such as Amazon, Asda and HMV.

About Hooked On Wrestling (Events): Formed in 2013, HOW is a fan-led events company that promote parties across the UK, airing WWE’s biggest Premium Live Events to thousands of wrestling fans, bringing the wrestling community together to celebrate the fan culture that continues to grow around the country.

About BOXPARK: Starting with the humble ethos of bringing shipping containers to East London in 2011 to create a whole new urban experience in England’s capital city that became the world’s first shopping and dining experience. Now, over a decade later, BOXPARK has three locations in Shoreditch, Croydon and Wembley, becoming leading sport, culture and food social hubs and acting as the hub of fan culture in sport in the city and beyond. The unique experience, with local communities at their heart are based on BOXPARK’s simple Eat.Drink.Play philosophy. For more details on all BOXPARK venues, see BOXPARK.co.uk

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