WWE Officially Cancels June 6 NXT Event In Manchester Arena Due To Recent Bombing

On Monday of this week, tragedy struck the Manchester Arena in the UK when a terrorist detonated a bomb at an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 and injuring 116. 75 of those injured remain in the hospital at this time, including 23 in intensive care.

A problem arose for the WWE, which had been scheduled to run an NXT Live Event on June 6. 

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Approximately one hour ago, the WWE's UK Twitter account Tweeted out this Statement:

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 offering fans who purchased tickets to the show a full refund at point of purchase and giving the option to receive a free ticket to the NXT show on Wednesday, June 7 at First District 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 tot the Manchester Arena on Monday, November 6 for Raw and Tuesday, November 7 for SmackDown Live.

 

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