ROMAN REIGNS OFF WRESTLEMANIA, BRAUN STROWMAN EXPECTED TO REPLACE HIM
Due to fears over being immunocompromised, Roman Reigns has pulled out of this years WrestleMania. Click here for the full story.
To add further to this, Dave Meltzer on Friday’s Wrestling Observer Radio said that Roman was at the PC to have his match but ultimately chose to withdraw due to a compromised immune system, a result of his past battles with leukaemia. In addition, Reigns’ cousins The Usos were upset that The Miz reportedly turned up sick to tapings.
Meltzer also went onto that the plan has now been changed to see Braun Strowman face Goldberg for the WWE Universal Title. This plan should pan out over tonight’s SmackDown.
ANDRADE INJURED, REPLACED IN RAW TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH
PWinsider reported Friday that Andrade wasn’t cleared to wrestle at WWE’s WrestleMania tapings due to what is believed to be a rib injury.
Due to WrestleMania being taped this week because of potential issues going forward due to the Coronavirus pandemic, RAW and WrestleMania is set to explain that Andrade will be replaced by NXT superstar Austin Theory in the RAW tag team title match between them and The Street Profits.
It did seem that WWE had been building up a title match between him and Rey Mysterio for WrestleMania, but Meltzer had reported that Mysterio “had symptoms and stayed in California and quarantined himself.” Meltzer did note that there’s no indication that Mysterio has the coronavirus and it was just a case of being careful.
THE MIZ OUT OF WRESTLEMANIA 36
WrestleMania has been thrown into further chaos, as one half of the SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Miz is no longer a part of the card due to a reported illness.
First reported by PWinsider, The Miz did not work the WrestleMania tapings, and reportedly was sent home after turning up sick. Miz & John Morrison were to defend their titles against either The New Day or The Usos at WrestleMania.
How WWE handled the match with Miz not working the show hasn’t been revealed.
WWE ANNOUNCES TWO MATCHES FOR 205 LIVE
WWE has announced two matches for tonight’s episode of 205 Live.
Isaiah “Swerve” Scott vs. Joaquin Wilde and Oney Lorcan vs. Tony Nese will take place tonight, the third 205 Live to take place in an empty WWE Performance Centre.
TEDDY HART ARRESTED
Teddy Hart has been arrested yet again in Richmond, Virginia. He was taken into custody on March 26th, 2020. His court date is set for March 27th, 2020. It is unclear why he was arrested.
He was arrested three weeks ago for violating a home confinement order. He was arrested a few weeks before that on drug possession charges.