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WWE sent out the following on Tuesday announcing that next Tuesday’s SmackDown taping from the World Arena in Colorado Springs has been cancelled due to the ongoing wildfires in the area. WWE will now hold a double taping on Monday from the Pepsi Center in Denver:

WWE® CANCELS SMACKDOWN® EVENT ON JULY 10 AT WORLD ARENA

STAMFORD, Conn., July 3, 2012 – Due to the Waldo Canyon fire, WWE (NYSE: WWE) SmackDown on Tuesday, July 10 at World Arena in Colorado Springs has been canceled. Refunds for tickets purchased for this event are available at point of purchase starting at 10:00 a.m. today.

To offer support to those families affected by the wildfires, WWE will be donating $10,000 to the American Red Cross, which is assisting in local relief efforts. Additional donations can be made by calling 303-722-7474 or by visiting ColoradoRedCross.org/donate.

On Monday, July 9, the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO will host both Monday Night Raw and SmackDown. Tickets can be purchased at the Pepsi Center box office or at http://www.Tickethorse.com.

  • kpnuttzlol

    @Tom…Just Tom, it’s still a hazard though and you have shown that in your post. For one, you said 75% contained but that still means some of it isn’t contained and that’s a danger in itself. Not only that but you said “about” so you’re not even certain 75% could be contained.

    Props to Vince for doing the smart and noble thing here. He can make bad business decisions but when it comes to the welfare of fans, company and his wife’s chances in politics, he knows where his loyalties lie.

  • Tom… Just Tom

    Why? the fires are about 75% contained!!!

  • Hes got a bicycle

    Vince SOLD OUT on the fans by cancelling the show.

    Like employer, like employee … so many sell outs:

    Rock, Austin, HBK, Vince, etc …

  • King

    im sure thats the last thing hes thinking about alan

  • Alan Wake

    Bet Vince is pissed he has to go back to the Pepsi Center after the Denver Debacle

  • Mojojojo

    Props to Vince for making a red cross donation.

  • Will Henderson

    makes sense to cancel it in the area where most people’s homes are burning down due to an out of control wildfire. it’s a pretty bad wildfire. my thoughts and prayers go out to the people affected by this wildfire. and thanks to the firemen and women on the front lines of this wildfire fighting with it trying to put it out.

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