As wrestling events and public gatherings overall continue to get shut down due to the Coronavirus outbreak, a Shelter In Place order by the state of Illinois AAW Wrestling has announced that their scheduled Fight For The Future tapings has been canceled.
This will shut down the scheduled tapings.— AAW Wrestling (@AAWPro) March 20, 2020
We couldn't be any more frustrated with ourselves by not being able to pull this off.
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Making the announcement through their Twitter account, AAW revealed that Their donation site put in place for donations will continue to stay up in spite of these tapings being shut down.
Freelance Wrestling was also forced to cancel its "Warehouse Wars" event due to the order.
Unfortunately, our “Warehouse Wars” event scheduled for tomorrow night is cancelled, here is the official statement from the owner of Freelance. @AliWWE @RubyRiottWWE @indiewrestling @smartmarkvideo pic.twitter.com/gWCJwAJ99Z— Freelance Wrestling (@FreelanceWres) March 20, 2020
On a larger scale in wrestling, WWE WrestleMania will go on live from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida with no audience in attendance. In addition, this year WrestleMania will also take place on Saturday, April 4th, as this year's event is a two-night spectacular hosted by former NFL player, Rob Gronkowski.
AAW has put out full pay-per-views on YouTube to entertain fans during the Coronavirus pandemic. You can view their YouTube channel at this link.