"SOLD OUT! Thank you all so very much. (Do not give up hope on being there live though, we should be lifting potential camera/production holds as we get closer to the event. Keep checking at (link: https://AEWTIX.com) AEWTIX.com)," he wrote.
This number has not been confirmed, but at capacity the arena should be seat around 14,000 fans after production. Cody noted that more seats will be released once production has been finalized.
Tickets went on sale at 12 noon ET today via Ticketmaster and Cody announced the sell out at around 3:15pm ET. There were many reports on social media of fans experiencing issues with ordering tickets. AEW officials were telling fans on Twitter to keep trying as they were having issues due to a large amount of web traffic and number of requests.
The first-ever AEW on TNT episode will air live from 8-10pm ET on Wednesday, October 2. Below is the current line-up:
* Jon Moxley appears live
* Cody Rhodes vs. Sammy Guevara
* The first-ever AEW Women's Champion will be crowned
Below are the related tweets from Cody and others, along with the seating chart, plus thank you messages from AEW:
SOLD OUT??— Cody Rhodes (@CodyRhodes) August 2, 2019
Thank you all so very much.
(Do not give up hope on being there live though, we should be lifting potential camera/production holds as we get closer to the event. Keep checking at https://t.co/tzvxkxvV0O ) pic.twitter.com/lScHFwc4cd
Sold out.— The Young Bucks® (@MattJackson13) August 2, 2019
Tickets to #AEW's TNT network debut on Wed, Oct 2, 2019 at Washington D.C.'s @CapitalOneArena are currently #SOLDOUT, THANK YOU!— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) August 2, 2019
AEW Fans: Please continue to check in via https://t.co/lZXODJGKNs & https://t.co/xD1UKLjrvj on a recurring basis as tickets may be released for sale. pic.twitter.com/PEbY75eLkz
Keep trying! https://t.co/5vw3PipZFV— Cody Rhodes (@CodyRhodes) August 2, 2019
It's just a lot of traffic— Cody Rhodes (@CodyRhodes) August 2, 2019
There's still tickets friend, keep trying! https://t.co/mGPIny5uH0
Keep trying! More tix available! https://t.co/cxVYqA2DYT— The Young Bucks® (@MattJackson13) August 2, 2019
I'm being told that tickets are still available. The amount of requests are just so high it's taking time to get through. KEEP trying!!— Brandi Rhodes (@TheBrandiRhodes) August 2, 2019
Tickets still available! We were just given an update so keep trying. Thanks guys!!— The Young Bucks® (@NickJacksonYB) August 2, 2019