Because the begin of the COVID-19 pandemic, followers haven’t been allowed to attend primary roster WWE reveals. There are a restricted variety of followers invited to the weekly NXT TV reveals, however not for Uncooked and SmackDown TV occasions.
WWE initially hoped to have followers in attendance for SummerSlam in August then that obtained pushed again to the Royal Rumble. Nevertheless, it was reported final week by Jon Alba that WWE’s want to make this occur is not any extra and the wait continues to have followers again.
WrestleVotes famous at this time that one of many primary causes for not having this present with followers is because of the logistical nightmare of tearing down the ThunderDome arrange for one evening after which having to attempt to construct it once more in lower than 24 hours for Uncooked the subsequent evening.
Nonetheless getting a ton of Royal Rumble / fan attendance questions. The very fact of the matter is WWE views the stress, manpower and full endeavor of eradicating the ThunderDome for one evening as simply an excessive amount of to make all of it work. Unhappy however true. The wait continues.
— WrestleVotes (@WrestleVotes) January 12, 2021
The opposite huge cause for followers not being in attendance is because of an excellent improve in constructive COVID-19 instances. Alba additionally added this:
As I reported on @theLTGpodcast
Patreon final week…no followers for the Rumble, and logistically, this is likely one of the primary explanation why.
Plus, as it has been reiterated: it is a closed set. https://t.co/hFd9DvVied
— Jon Alba (@JonAlba) January 12, 2021
WWE holds the Royal Rumble pay-per-view occasion on January 31, 2021 at Tropicana Subject in St. Petersburg, Florida.