Report: MGM Resorts Hoping To Reopen In Mid-May, Good News For AEW Double Or Nothing

A lot can change, however...

The coronavirus pandemic has caused great disruption throughout the sporting world. English football has been postponed until at least April 30, the XFL's 2020 season was cancelled, and the baseball season has been pushed back until at least mid-April. 

The virus has also severely affected professional wrestling as WrestleMania 36 will now air over two days on April 4 and April 5 from multiple closed-circuit locations, and all episodes of AEW: Dynamite are set to be taped behind closed doors for the foreseeable future.

AEW's next pay-per-view, Double Or Nothing, was also put in jeopardy earlier this week as MGM Resorts International announced from Tuesday, March 17, all of their Las Vegas Properties would be closed, including the MGM Grand. 

The young promotion has seemingly been given a lifeline, however, as John Katsilometes at the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported MGM Resorts are currently planning to reopen their venues on May 11 and have told all Las Vegas shows to be ready by mid-May. Double Or Nothing is currently scheduled to take place on May 23, 12 days after MGM is planning to start running events again.

Whether or not shows actually reopen in mid-May remains to be seen, as no-one seems to know how long current measures will last as world governments scramble to prevent coronavirus from spreading. 

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