WWE has canceled the June 6th NXT Manchester show due to last week’s terrorist bombing at the Manchester Arena during a Ariana Grande concert. The company issued the following statement on the situation.
“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.”
It is nice to see that WWE isn’t completely skipping Manchester during the upcoming NXT UK Tour. The stars of the brand will apparently be in the area on June 6th to see fans who were affected by the act of terrorism last week and donating to a local relief fund. Classy move on WWE’s part.