AEW has confirmed that they will be relocating their weekly Dynamite show for the next two weeks at the very least.
Earlier this week, the coronavirus was declared a pandemic, and as a result, it has affected sport leagues across the world.
The world of wrestling isn’t immune to the coronavirus issue either, and AEW has taken necessary action due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In a statement released by the company, they declared that the next two episodes of Dynamite will be relocated and that they will be managed under a restricted attendance policy.
Both March 18’s episode of Dynamite from Rochester, NY, and March 23’s episode from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ have been relocated. March 18’s episode will take place at Daily’s Place, while March 23’s episode will broadcast from a venue yet to be named.
AEW said in their statement, according to Pro Wrestling Sheet: "As a precautionary measure against COVID-19, we are relocating next week’s AEW DYNAMITE show on March 18 from Rochester, NY, to Jacksonville, FL. This show will be televised live on TNT from Daily’s Place, and be managed under a restricted attendance policy. The DYNAMITE show in Rochester will be rescheduled for Wednesday, July 8, at Blue Cross Arena.
“Fans who have already purchased tickets to the Rochester show will be offered a refund via the point of purchase, or have their original ticket valid for admission to the event on July 8. Additional details will be forthcoming.
“In addition, the DYNAMITE show on March 25 at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, will be relocated to a new venue, which will be announced shortly. This show will be televised live on TNT on March 25, and be managed under a restricted attendance policy. The DYNAMITE show in Newark will be rescheduled for Wednesday, July 22, at the Prudential Center.
“Fans who have already purchased tickets to the Newark show will be offered a refund via the point of purchase, or have their original ticket valid for admission to the event on July 22. Additional details will be forthcoming.
“We appreciate your understanding as the safety and well-being of our fans and talent is always our top priority. We will continue to closely monitor this evolving situation related to COVID-19 and be guided by government officials, health organizations and venue management.”
AEW is expected to reveal the identity of The Exalted One on next week’s Dynamite, while their first-ever Blood & Guts match of The Inner Circle vs The Elite is scheduled to take place in two weeks.
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