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WWE’s Kevin Owens challenges Elton John to WrestleMania match

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Elton John takes a bow before a sold at crowd at PPG Paints Arena on Oct. 10, 2018, during his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. John, whose career spans 50-years, is among the top-selling artists of all time, will perform more than 300 shows across five continents during the tour.
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WrestleMania 34 took place on April 8 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Superstar Elton John plays a sold out show at PPG Paints Arena on Oct. 10, 2018, during his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. John, whose career spans 50-years, is among the top-selling artists of all time, will perform more than 300 shows across five continents during the tour.

Unexpected really doesn’t do this justice.

WWE wrestler Kevin Owens and his wife were set to see Elton John on Tuesday night at Amway Center in Orlando. Until an unfortunate announcement happened.

According to Owens, at about 8:25 p.m. it was revealed to concert goers already in the arena that the show was canceled because of an ear infection John was plagued by. Doors for the show opened at 6 p.m. and the show was scheduled to start at 8 p.m.

Angered by this abrupt and sudden cancellation, Owens took to Twitter to challenge the 71-year-old artist to a match at next year’s WrestleMania, WWE’s biggest show of the year.

Surprisingly, John has not responded to Owens’ challenge, even though he currently has no tour date scheduled April 7, the date of WrestleMania 35.

WrestleMania 35 is set to take place at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

Zach Brendza is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Zach at 724-850-1288, [email protected] or via Twitter @imxzb.

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