Joey Janela pulled from AEW Dynamite amid COVID-19 considerations

Simply a few hours earlier than Dynamite, AEW have introduced that Joey Janela has been pulled from tonight’s present. The choice comes after he got here in touch with a COVID-19 optimistic particular person at an unbiased present.

Janela was scheduled to face Kenny Omega within the first spherical of the World title Eliminator event on tonight’s AEW Dynamite.

This information broke shortly after unbiased wrestler AJ Grey, who was Joey Janela’s opponent from this previous Saturday’s GCW The Final Resort occasion, revealed that he had examined optimistic for the coronavirus.

Grey revealed on Twitter that he was examined this previous Monday after having three adverse exams following The Collective reveals from two weeks in the past. The Collective occasions have been underneath criticism following unbiased wrestlers testing optimistic for the virus following the reveals in Indianapolis.

AJ Grey tweeted out the next:

We reached out to Grey for a press release, by which he stated the next:

“I examined adverse submit collective 3 instances. I didn’t check optimistic til Monday (two days in the past.) GCW nor Joey (Janela) ie (are) at fault. I got here in touch with a optimistic particular person in Nashville after my flight residence.”

We want to thank AJ for this assertion and want him properly on this severe matter.

Joey Janela changed by Sonny Kiss within the World title Eliminator

AEW acted quick and introduced Joey Janela’s tag workforce associate, Sonny Kiss, as his substitute for tonight’s AEW Dynamite. He’ll now face Kenny Omega within the first spherical of the World title Eliminator. It is a large alternative for Kiss, now with the possibility to grow to be the No. 1 contender for the AEW World Championship.

The opposite first-round matches shall be Hangman Web page dealing with Colt Cabana, Wardlow versus Jungle Boy and Penta El Zero M in opposition to his brother Rey Fenix. The finalists of the event will face off at AEW Full Gear.

We hope Joey Janela stays protected from the virus and could have protection on tonight’s AEW Dynamite tonight.

Revealed 22 Oct 2020, 05:29 IST

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