According to WrestleVotes, WWE is heavily considering relocating this Friday’s SmackDown to the Performance Center in Florida due to concerns of the Coronavirus pandemic. The show was originally scheduled to take place from the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. No official statement has been made by WWE as of yet. We’ll keep you updated in the meantime.
The company released the following statement to media outlets regarding the show. They announced that episode has not been cancelled yet but they are putting ‘contingency plans’ in place in case this decision is made by local authorities:
“WWE has not cancelled Friday Night SmackDown in Detroit; however, based on the current situation, we are putting contingency plans in place in the event that upcoming WWE shows are cancelled by government officials, civil authorities and/or local venues.”