WrestleMania LATEST: Will coronavirus actually cancel WWE megashow this year?

WrestleMania LATEST: Will coronavirus actually cancel WWE megashow this year?

WrestleMania LATEST: Will coronavirus actually cancel WWE megashow this year?

The annual showcase event the centerpiece of the WWE's annual calendar, with storylines often set into motion a year or more before the event.

The company's upstart rival, AEW, has also not yet canceled any events.

It's now still set for April 5th from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Major League Baseball will start two weeks later than planned and the UFC is holding events without fans in attendance.

The event. which takes place Friday, was originally supposed to be held in front of thousands of fans in Detroit, Michigan at the Little Caesars Arena.

While the situation certainly isn't a laughing matter, it's nice to know that wrestling fans are taking what might (and should) be the eventual cancellation/postponement of WWE's flagship event in stride.

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Government leaders across the U.S.in cities like NY and Chicago have already banned large gatherings of more than 500 people.

Steinberg Sports and Entertainment CEO Leigh Steinberg explains how the economy will be impacted by sports events and seasons being canceled due to coronavirus. In 2019, WrestleMania 35 in New Jersey had 82,265 in attendance.

Since then, however, WWE has been forced to relocate two shows to the Performance Center in an attempt to help with stopping the possible spread of coronavirus. This show will be televised live on TNT from Dailys Place and be managed under a restricted attendance policy.

"The health and safety of our fans, performers and employees are our top priorities and we are monitoring the situation closely with our partners and government officials in Tampa Bay".

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