Having fans around can mean the world to wrestlers. Ignoring all of the energy that the fans can give and the financial impact that they bring, you also need something to gague how things are going in the arena. The wrestlers have basically been wrestling in the dark as far as reception goes and that is rather confusing. It is also confusing to figure out a way to have fans back in the stands, but WWE seems to have a timeline.
During an interview on the Colin Cowherd Podcast, WWE President Nick Khan revealed WWE’s plans for fans to return to the live shows. According to Khan, once WWE returns to running events on tour, they will not be stopping again but will only be running three events a week, meaning Monday Night Raw, SmackDown and NXT. There is no word on where the shows will be taking place, as WWE has not run an event outside of Florida in over a year.
The crowd can mean a lot. Check out how much of a difference they can have: