The WWE’s old ways of touring is considered dead for good, as there have been talent told this in recent contract negotiations, even if and when things are able to get back to normal post-COVID, according to a report from The Wrestling Observer.

The report adds that another step in the WWE admitting that this is their mindset came within the past when over a dozen employees who worked on the live events side of things, including Tony Chimel, were released from their roles with the company.

WWE also recently sent out a survey to their Fan Council, gauging interest in fans attending events in 2021, but did not specify as to whether these would be house show events, indicating that a selection of fans may be able to attend WWE RAW, WWE SmackDown and WWE pay-per-view events next year.