Monday, June 22, 2020

AEW Suspends Sammy Guevara Indefinitely

AEW Suspends Sammy Guevara Indefinitely
AEW has suspended Sammy Guevara for the 2016 comments he made about Sasha Banks.



AEW issued a statement on the comments this afternoon and said that while he is suspended until further notice, Guevara's salary will be donated to the Women's Center of Jacksonville, Florida. Sammy will also undergo sensitivity training and then his future with AEW will be re-evaluated.

AEW's statement reads like this:
"AEW insists on doing our part to create a world of understanding and respect for humankind. We therefore strongly condemn the extremely offensive and hurtful words of Sammy Guevara. As such effective immediately, Sammy is suspended without pay until further notice. Sammy has agreed to undergo extensive sensitivity training and, upon completion, his future status within the company will be re-evaluated. During his suspension, his salary will be donated to the Women's Center of Jacksonville."
Sammy was scheduled to face Matt Hardy on Wednesday's AEW Dynamite episode on TNT.

As noted, Sammy Guevara apologized for his comments earlier today. Sasha Banks also issued a statement at this link.

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