As the world continues to monitor the global pandemic of the Coronavirus outbreak, the United Kingdom and Ireland have been added to the countries banned from traveling to the United States.
The travel ban for Ireland and the UK, announced by United States Vice-President Mike Pence, is set to begin at midnight on Monday, March 16, 2020.
For the world of professional wrestling, events both internationally and domestically have been canceled. ScrapperMania 6, an event presented by Irish promotion, OTT Wrestling, which was set to feature AEW World Champion, Jon Moxley, was recently canceled.
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Jon Moxley/Pac meet & greet and
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As it pertains to WWE, Sheamus was forced to end a vacation in Europe and return to the states early, as was Drew McIntyre. In addition, the next NXT UK TakeOver event is set to take place in Dublin. Ireland in late April. The current status of that event remains unchanged.
As for the Coronavirus affecting WrestleMania 36, the city of Tampa is currently waiting to see if WWE will cancel the event on its own before stepping in and making the final decision. Learn more about that at this link.