It’s becoming a Steel Cage Match: WWE vs. Hillsborough County. They say “The show must go on” but should it with the fears of coronavirus? Fox 13 reports that Vince McMahon is not going to cancel WrestleMania. At the moment, all is still on for their big annual event to go down at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, April 5. The WWE says they are putting contingency plans in place if the decision is made FOR them to cancel the show. Speaking of that, it sounds like that could happen in the next week if Vince doesn’t cancel WrestleMania April 5 in Tampa himself. Hillsborough County Commissioner Lesley Miller Jr told Fox 13: “I’m hoping that Vince McMahon, WrestleMania and WWE make that call themselves. A week from now if they have not done that, and considering the situation we’re in, we will probably have to pull the plug.”
Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister is also hoping World Wrestling Entertainment is the one to make the call to not move forward with WrestleMania on April 5. Chronister told Fox, “I hope the WWE follows suit. I don’t ever want to see people put profit over public safety.” WWE figures say that could be a loss of $150 million for Tampa.
Source: Fox 13