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WWE Officials Reportedly Worried About SummerSlam 2021 Being Cancelled

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• WWE Officials Reportedly Worried About SummerSlam 2021 Being Cancelled

SummerSlam 2021 is currently scheduled to take place later this month on August 21 at the Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada.

According to a report from Bodyslam, WWE officials are worried that SummerSlam 2021 might get cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation.

WWE Officials think that mandates against large gatherings will result in SummerSlam not taking place at the Allegiant stadium.

Internal belief in WWE is that they’ll have to move back to the Performance Center, or set up the ThunderDome in an arena again within a couple of weeks.

Bodyslam’s source is reporting the following:

“SummerSlam can/will be cancelled. Additionally, the thought is that the company fully expects that they will not be on the road in 4 weeks time.”

The following matches have been announced so far for SummerSlam 2021:

Universal Championship Match: Roman Reigns (c) vs. John Cena

WWE Championship Match: Bobby Lashley (c) vs. Goldberg

RAW Women’s Championship Match: Nikki A.S.H. (c) vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Rhea Ripley

We’ll keep you updated regarding SummerSlam’s status.

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• Old School WWF Veteran Celebrates His Birthday

Old School WCW/WWF Veteran “The Man Of 1,000 Holds” Dean Malenko (Real name: Dean Simon) celebrates his 61st birthday today.

Dean Malenko first made a name for himself in NWA Eastern Championship Wrestling / Extreme Championship Wrestling from 1994 to 1995, before he joined Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling in 1995 to become a part of the Cruiserweight division during the famous Monday Night Wars.

In early 2000, Malenko joined Eddie Guerrero, Chris Benoit & Perry Saturn and together they left WCW and signed with the World Wrestling Federation, where they became known as The Radicalz.

He retired from active professional wrestling in 2001 and became a road agent for the WWF (later WWE), a job he did until April 2019.


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