World Wrestling Entertainment has revealed the locations of the first six pay-per-views of 2012, including the dates except for the June Money in the Bank pay-per-view. They are as following:
- 25th Annual Royal Rumble – January 29, 2012 – live on pay-per-view from St. Louis, Missouri.
- Elimination Chamber – February 19, 2012 – live on pay-per-view from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- WrestleMania 28 – April 1, 2012 – live on pay-per-view from Miami, Florida.
- Extreme Rules – Either April 22 or April 29, 2012 – With the WWE Network likely launching in April around WrestleMania time, this may likely be the first event to be broadcasted on the new network. The show will emanate from Rosemont, Illinois.
- Over the Limit – May 20, 2011 – Again, this may be another event aired for free on the WWE Network. The show will emanate from Raleigh, North Carolina.
- Money in the Bank – Date TBD – live from Las Vegas, Nevada.