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Shelton Benjamin Asks Fans to Help Indie Wrestlers During COVID-19 Outbreak


Shelton Benjamin is the latest WWE Superstar to call on pro wrestling fans to support indie wrestlers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Benjamin took to Twitter overnight and commented on indie wrestlers who have no revenue coming in as their bookings have been canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

“Amazing talents NOT on a @WWE roster are going to have a tough Struggle with $0 coming in due Coronavirus Pandemic. So if you have the means support your favorite independant wrestler. buy their merch & support their platforms #SUPPORTINDYWRESTLING we are all in this together,” Benjamin tweeted.

Indie wrestlers around the world have lost bookings due to events being canceled because of restrictions placed on gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic. As noted, Mustafa Ali recently offered his support to indie wrestlers, as did Lio Rush.

You can see Benjamin’s full tweet below, along with replies from Impact World Tag Team Champion Ethan Page, Arik Cannon and AJ Kirsch:

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