It is one worlds biggest sporting/Entertainment brands but the WWE’s will be on high alert tonight as its latest event Survivor Series has been the subject of threat by terrorist group ISIS.
The WWE’s November flagship event is set to take place in Atlanta later tonight with a crowd of up to 50,000 plus wrestling enthusiasts expected to fill the Phillips Arena, however the event is currently being subjected to high security checks by the FBI after they received an alleged threat by someone close to the terrorist group. In a statment, the FBI said: “The FBI is aware of reports of an alleged threat that includes an Atlanta, Georgia venue and event. While we take all threats seriously, we do not have specific or credible information of an attack at this time. We have, however, made the proper notifications as we continue to work closely with our law enforcement and private sector partners to keep our community safe.”
Meanwhile the WWE have since issued a statement, saying the planned event is still going ahead. The event’s go ahead was confirmed after WWE superstar Triple H, now an Executive Vice President of the company, issued the statement on Twitter.