The pandemic coronavirus has cancelled countless sporting events around the world, and despite this, the WWE performed WrestleMania 36, without fans, then cancel the show of the year on your calendar was not an option.
However, the company Vince McMahon already received their first impact of the health crisis, which at the same time it also becomes economic.
On the 15th of April, the brand announced that let him go several fighters and protagonists of the brand with a farewell message on his Twitter account: “We wish them the best for their future.”
Among those who left the brand are: Drake Maverick, Zack Ryder, Curt Hawkins, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, Heath Slater, Eric Young, Rowan, Sarah Logan, No Way Jose, Mike Chioda, Mike Kanellis, Maria Kanellis, EC3, Aiden English, Iol Rush, Cousin, Epeak, among others.
It also came Kurt Angle, a member of the Hall of Fame of the WWE and removed from the quadrilaterals that until recently served as a producer.
This week, the office of the governor of Florida, Ron DeSantisreported that professional sports could be summarized while they are credited as the “essential services”.
The order signed Thursday argues that the employees of professional sports and media production with a national audience can follow with sis activities only if the events are carried out to door closed.
On Wednesday, the WWE announced through a press release that would be cuts derived from the pandemic by coronavirus.
“Given the uncertainty of the situation, the company also identified the reduction of executives and made the decision to give license to a portion of its employees effectively”it reads in the message.
Prior to this, mark McMahon had announced that they had substantial financial resourcesin which numbered over half a million dollars to manage the challenges that they approached.