Fans Turned Away From SmackDown Venue For Wearing All Elite Wrestling Apparel

According to an exclusive report from Pro Wrestling Sheet, fans wearing All Elite Wrestling merchandise have been turned away from attending SmackDown Live. The two men from the report were Pro Wrestling Tees employees, with a member of security telling the ticket office not to let them in courtesy of them wearing AEW merch. This comes just hours after the Double Or Nothing rally also held in the city of Jacksonville, which served as the big kick-off event for the new promotion.

POST Wrestling’s John Pollock also confirmed hearing reports that fans wearing AEW merchandise were being turned away from tonight’s SmackDown venue:

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WrestleZone has reached out to WWE for comment.

Update: according to the following video, security has now backed off on their stance regarding stopping fans wearing AEW merchandise.

Update: John Pollock reports that WWE has denied any ban on “fans wearing AEW merchandise”

Check out today’s WZ DAILY Podcast which streamed live right after today’s rally ended.