WWE Cancels Live Events In Japan

WWE announced they have canceled its upcoming live events in July. The events were supposed to run from July 2 to 4. No return date was given. 

The announcement was made on WWE's official Japanese website:

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Unfortunately, we will not be holding the "WWE Live Japan" scheduled for July 2nd (Thursday) Edion Arena Osaka and July 3rd (Friday) and 4th (Saturday) Yokohama Arena this year. Has been decided.

Tickets will be refunded from June 8th (Monday) 10:00 to July 12th (Sunday) 23:59.
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WWE is also committed to showcasing performance in front of everyone in Japan.

WWE previously postponed its Australia and New Zealand tour, which was scheduled for August.

Empty arena shows have been held in Japan during the pandemic, but NJPW has steered clear of running events. However, Bushiroad, the parent company for NJPW, recently issued a statement saying live events will resume soon. Japan recently lifted its State of Emergency and has announced empty arena sports can begin on June 19.

NJPW is set to make an announcement regarding future events on Tuesday, June 9.

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