Possible Replacement for Rusev at WWE Elimination Chamber, Backstage Notes on His Injury


– Regarding Rusev possibly suffering an ankle or foot injury at Tuesday’s WWE SmackDown tapings, sources have confirmed it is a legitimate injury. As of Wednesday, WWE’s official word was that they didn’t know what the situation is just yet.

Other sources have said that Rusev was trying to downplay the injury late Tuesday night and telling people that he was okay.

Rusev is scheduled to work the Elimination Chamber for the vacant WWE Intercontinental Title on Sunday but there was talk that he may be replaced by Bray Wyatt if he’s not cleared to wrestle.

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Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter