WWE cancels NXT event in Manchester, England, talent to visit with Manchester fans

WWE issued the following statement to Prowrestling.net on Friday regarding the cancellation of the NXT show that was scheduled for Manchester, England on June 6.

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

Powell’s POV: The KISS concert scheduled for Tuesday has also been cancelled. At this point, the venue officials have not announced when they intend to reopen following the bombing that took place after the Ariana Grande concert on Monday.

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