This massive entertainment company is in dire financial straits and can’t afford the payout to a city if they pull out of an upcoming huge event.
So, they want the city to make the first move to cancel and then city would have to pay them.
Event: Wrestlemania 36
WWE putting ‘contingency plans’ in place if Hillsborough County cancels WrestleMania 36
TAMPA, Fla. – The WWE and Hillsborough County appear to be engaged in a standoff about the status of WrestleMania 36, as events and mass gatherings across the country are being canceled to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
“I’m hoping that Vince McMahon and WrestleMania and WWE make the call themselves but a week from now, if they’ve not done that and we’re still in the situation we’re in, we’ll probably have to pull the plug on that,” said Hillsborough County Commissioner Les Miller.
But in a statement, the WWE stood firm.
“While we remain committed to hosting WrestleMania at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday, April 5, we are putting contingency plans in place in the event that it is canceled by government officials, civil authorities and/or local venues,” the WWE said, in part. – Source