After Hurricane Ida hit the New Orleans, LA area on Sunday, WWE has canceled their TV tapings that were set for October 1 in the city. The new location will be at the Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore.
WWE sent out the following press release:
STAMFORD, Conn., August 30, 2021 – The WWE Friday Night SmackDown live event scheduled for October 1 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans has been postponed. All original tickets will be honored for the new 2022 date.
Friday Night SmackDown on October 1 will now take place at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore.
Additional ticket information on both events is forthcoming.