To the shock of nobody, the WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony has been pushed again amid well being considerations following the outbreak of COVID-19, extra generally generally known as the coronavirus.
The plan is to not fully cancel the occasion, however to maneuver it again to later within the yr, presumably merging the ceremony with the Summerslam weekend in Boston in August. This information comes from Georgia Smith, the daughter of the “British Bulldog” Davey Boy Smith and host of What’s On Georgia’s Mind podcast. According to her Twitter, she has been in touch with WWE concerning the altering of dates for the Hall of Fame.
Just a heads up! I’ve spoken with @WWE and they’re suspending the Hall of Fame for a later date, and are hoping to do it for Summerslam (which might be applicable for my dad) thanks once more for all of your assist! Let’s all keep protected on the market?? pic.twitter.com/iuXwRWJ4iL
— Georgia Smith (@georgiasmith87) March 17, 2020
Originally the 2020 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony was going to be held on April 2, however with the rising considerations about public well being resulting in many occasions internationally being cancelled, the WWE is making a sensible determination to maneuver the occasion to later within the yr, in contrast to the NXT TakeOver: Tampa occasion which has already been cancelled.
The WWE Hall Of Fame suspension is simply the most recent hit to wrestling followers, with Wrestlemania 36 being moved to a a lot smaller venue and being broadcast with out a reside viewers. The solely solution to see Wrestlemania 36 is on the WWE Network on April 5, 7PM PT.
Head again to GameSpot on Sunday, April 5 to affix our Wrestle Buddies, Chris E. Hayner and Mat Elfring, for the total Wrestlemania 36 protection and insights.