WWE Cancels July 10th Edition Of Smackdown In Colorado Springs Due To Waldo Canyon Fire

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ColoradoSprings.com is reporting that WWE has canceled the July 10th edition of Smackdown in Colorado Springs due to the Waldo Canyon fire.

The full press release is below:

STAMFORD, Conn., July 2, 2012 – Due to the Waldo Canyon fire, WWE (NYSE: WWE) SmackDown on Tuesday, July 10 at World Arena in Colorado Springs has been cancelled.  Refunds for tickets purchased for this event are available at point of purchase.

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 www.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 www.Tickethorse.com.

Thanks to Wrestling News World reader Jason for sending this in.

  • Patrick Peralta

    It sucks for fans here in Colorado but the fires have been burning in the area for the last month from where I live in Fort Collins you can see the heavy smoke from the fires up in the mountians.

    • Mr.Love

      Littleton, co . It’s bad but understandable

  • yesyesyes

    I live in C.Springs but I only got tickets for the raw show at Pepsi Center. The fire is now 70% contained here, but I understand wwe canceling since the world arena isnt too far from where the smoke is coming from.

  • anonymous

    Think that WWE should at least reschedule a house show or something at World Arena and work with the American Red Cross so that wrestlers and fans alike can donate to help those affected by the wildfire there.

  • springs girl

    As a resident of Colorado springs and WWE fan not to mention a ticket holder for the cancelled event it was a disappointment with everything the springs has gone through it would’ve been nice to have a distraction. I really think it would’ve been a great opportunity to start the healing process but hey what do I know

  • It sucks that Colorado springs won’t host smack down. But at least it’s still in Colorado.