WWE Confirms Injury to Rusev at SmackDown Tapings


– WWE confirmed on their website tonight that Rusev suffered an injury at Tuesday’s SmackDown tapings. They noted that he’s currently being evaluated for a lower leg injury.

WWE is promising an update on Rusev’s status as we go into Sunday’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. As noted, Bray Wyatt is expected to replace Rusev in the Elimination Chamber for the vacant Intercontinental Title if Rusev is unable to go.

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