When will wrestling fans be allowed to attend WWE events again? The governor of Florida once thought the answer to that question was June or July, but that didn’t exactly pan out.
There are rumors going around that WWE is going to astonishing lengths to try to find a venue for SummerSlam 2020 outside their Performance Center in Orlando, but states in the northeast are not interested. Considering that Florida is the center of the coronavirus pandemic right now, it’s not shocking at all that those states want nothing to do with this. The rumor mill suggests that Vince McMahon is frustrated with the idea of hosting any more pay-per-view events at the Performance Center.
On his Twitch stream last night, AJ Styles was asked about his thoughts on a possible location change for SummerSlam 2020. He doesn’t see how that’s possible:
“I have no idea what’s going on with SummerSlam, where it’s gonna be, if it’s gonna be at the PC... If I’m a betting man, I bet that we don’t do anything until 2021 outside the Performance Center. I could be wrong. I hope I’m wrong. But just based on everything that’s going on, it would surprise me if we did.”
The global pandemic is such a gigantic problem that even a guy who finds flat Earth theory interesting can see it for what it is. Styles is grounded in reality here and understands that the coronavirus will not simply disappear like magic one day just for the convenience of WWE.
Ok Cagesiders, go ahead and give me your best guesses in the comments. When will fans return to WWE, and when will WWE put on their first show outside the Performance Center?