Impact Wrestling issued the following statement on their website regarding their planned tribute to the victims of the Pulse Nightclub tragedy in Orlando, Florida.
As the world remembers the tragedy at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016, IMPACT Wrestling stands alongside the survivors and honors the 49 victims of the shooting on this, the 1-year mark.
For most of the past 15 years, IMPACT Wrestling has called Orlando its home arena, filming TV shows at Universal Studios Florida. Therefore, the Pulse Nightclub tragedy also brings extra meaning to all of the IMPACT wrestlers, referees, production crew and front-office staff.
We know there will be tears on Monday; we’re crying too, but standing strong for all.
On the next Monday that IMPACT Wrestling is in Orlando, which will be July 3rd, the company will have a special ceremony to honor all of those impacted by this tragedy, which directly impacted the LGBTQ, the LatinX and other communities of color.
IMPACT Wrestling remembers the victims and those impacted by the Pulse Nightclub tragedy.
Powell’s POV: Today marks the one year anniversary of this senseless tragedy. On behalf of the rest of the Dot Net crew, our condolences go out to everyone affected.