WWE sent out the following message via a tweet from their U.K. based Twitter account:
“Out of respect for all those affected by the Manchester tragedy, WWE is cancelling the NXT event on Tuesday, June 6 at the Manchester Arena, and giving fans who purchased tickets to the show a full refund and offering them the option to receive a free ticket at point of purchase to the NXT show on Wednesday, June 7 at First Direct Arena in Leeds.
Our Superstars will be in Manchester on June 6 visiting with those affected by the tragedy and WWE is making a donation to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund.
We look forward to returning to the Manchester Arena on Monday, November 6 for Raw and Tuesday, November 7 for SmackDown Live.”
WWE statement pic.twitter.com/BSJUP0vGby
— WWE UK (@WWEUK) May 26, 2017
Wrestling Rumors offer our condolences to everybody affected by this tragedy. If any more news does come out on this event, we will bring it to you.
I can’t begin to express just how bad this incident has been for everybody. I’ve heard people everywhere from all walks of life coming together, which I love to see. WWE are doing something great here, despite cancelling the event, which is a good idea in and of itself.
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