Rusev has officially been scratched from the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view, WWE announced shortly before Sunday’s event.
Rusev was scheduled for the Intercontinental Championship Elimination Chamber Match, but WWE says Rusev has “not been medically cleared to compete” after suffering a reported injury at Tuesday’s SmackDown taping.
According to Reddit.com user falconarrow, a verified WWE insider, Mark Henry will be Rusev’s replacement in the contest.
The other participants in the Intercontinental Championship Elimination Chamber Match are Dolph Ziggler, King Barrett, R-Truth, Ryback and Sheamus. According to falconarrow, Ryback is scripted to win the match and the Intercontinental Championship.