All Elite Wrestling President Tony Khan issued the following statement on the company’s official website, noting how the company are going ahead in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic and that the Blood & Guts Match, originally scheduled for this Wednesday’s show, has been put on hold for the foreseeable future, with Chris Jericho to confront Matt Hardy on this Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite on TNT.
The full announcement from Tony Khan is below:
Message From AEW President & CEO Tony Khan
Our goal every week with AEW Dynamite on TNT is to produce great shows for our fans, and I believe we do. We felt especially motivated to serve our audience this past Wednesday night given what the entire world is coping with, and hopefully we gave them a well-deserved escape during these trying times.
Everyone at AEW is very proud of what we delivered and humbled by the response and the kind words we’ve received from fans and partners throughout the world. Thank you!
We plan to continue answering that calling with live weekly shows every Wednesday night on TNT, but the time and circumstances aren’t right for the card we had planned next week for Blood and Guts.
That show will happen when the time is right, but what you can count on instead this coming Wednesday night is a great live episode of AEW Dynamite featuring Chris Jericho confronting Matt Hardy, face-to-face, one-on-one, for the first time ever and a tremendous night of wrestling action.
In the meantime, until AEW Dynamite this Wednesday night, please follow us via social media and please be safe and smart so we can get back to seeing you all on the road as soon as possible. Thank you for making this all possible for everyone here at AEW, it’s a dream come true to be able to do these shows for all of you.