AAW and Freelance Wrestling cancel events in Illinois

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of Illinois has instituted a shelter-in-place order that will cause a pair of wrestling shows in the state to be canceled.

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of Illinois has instituted a shelter-in-place order that will cause a pair of wrestling shows in the state to be canceled.

Governor J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot addressed the state in a press conference held Friday afternoon.

The order went into effect Saturday evening and is set to last through the end of Tuesday, April 7th.

Following news of the order, AAW and Freelance Wrestling announced the cancellations of their upcoming events.

WWE performer Ali added that he will still be donating to the performers that were set to work at the Freelance card.

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