Two of Mexico's biggest wrestling promotions have now postponed shows in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Starting with AAA, the company announced that the "Rey De Reyes" show that was originally scheduled for March 21 has been postponed. No new date was announced for the event, which was going to feature Kenny Omega vs. Laredo Kid for the AAA Mega Championship.
Below is AAA's statement, translated to English:
Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide would like to inform that, after global concessions related to COVID-19 (coronavirus), a decision has been made to postpone the "Rey De Reyes" event that was set to take place in the city of Merida, Yucatan, Mexico on Saturday, March 21, 2020.
Safeguarding our fans, wrestlers and staff is of the utmost importance, which is why this decision was made, following very closely the official information that is available and abiding with local and federal government.
Tickets that have been previously acquired will be valid for the new date that will be announced at a later date. For more information, contact your ticket seller.
Follow the official social media accounts of Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide for more announcements and updates.
We appreciate the understanding of our fellow fans.
CMLL announced that the March 14, 15 and 17 shows have been canceled while the upcoming "Homenaje a Dos Leyendas" show on March 20 has been postponed. No new date was announced for the March 20 show.
Below is CMLL's statement, translated to English:
The Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre y Promociones Mexico, Coliseo and Revolucion S.C. informs that the March 14, March 15 and March 17 shows at Arenas Coliseo and Mexico, respectively, have been canceled.
For what is referred to as "Homenaje a Dos Leyendas," that has been suspended until further notice. As such, the public who has bought a ticket can keep the ticket and it will be honored for the new date. Otherwise, those with tickets can ask for refunds.
The above is in accordance with preventative measures that are being carried out in Mexico City and in different states around the country.
Updates, changes to events, will be announced on cmll.com and in CMLL's official social media accounts.
AVISO IMPORTANTE— Lucha Libre CMLL (@CMLL_OFICIAL) March 14, 2020
Actualización oficial de cara a nuestros próximos eventos.
Las funciones del Sábado 14, Domingo 15 y Martes 17 en las Arenas Coliseo y Mexico, respectivamente quedan canceladas.
Respecto a Homenaje a Dos Leyendas, queda suspendido hasta nuevo aviso. pic.twitter.com/f0z2gXKcie
A number of wrestling promotions around the world, from NJPW to Progress to PWG, have also postponed shows.