WrestleMania 36 still taking place, airing live from an empty WWE Performance Center

WrestleMania 36 relocated

WWE has issued a statement on the status of WrestleMania 36.

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, WrestleMania’s status has been up in the air. Moments ago, WWE confirmed that WrestleMania will still be taking place on Sunday, April 5 at 7 p.m. ET/6 CT from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida on a closed set with only essential personnel.

The show, originally slated to take place at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, has been moved after WWE coordinated with local partners and government officials.

According to the statement, NXT TakeOver: Tampa Bay and the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony will not be taking place. It is not known of those events will be rescheduled to a later time or canceled outright. We will follow those stories as more becomes available.

Here is the full statement from WWE:

WWE statement regarding WrestleMania 36

“In coordination with local partners and government officials, WrestleMania and all related events in Tampa Bay will not take place. However, WrestleMania will still stream live on Sunday, April 5 at 7 pm ET on WWE Network and be available on pay-per-view. Only essential personnel will be on the closed set at WWE’s training facility in Orlando, Florida to produce WrestleMania.”

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