Report: Kyle O'Reilly Missed NXT Due To Higher Coronavirus Risk

Kyle O'Reilly's absence from NXT explained.

According to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer, Kyle O'Reilly missed Wednesday's NXT as he's diabetic and is a higher risk for the coronavirus.

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The announcers explained that O'Reilly is injured and not medically cleared. O'Reilly was scheduled to team with Bobby Fish to challenge Matt Riddle and his surprise partner of Timothy Thatcher for the NXT Tag Team Titles. Instead, Roderick Strong took O'Reilly's place. Riddle and Thatcher were victorious in the bout.

O'Reilly hasn't wrestled since the March 11 episode NXT, which was the last episode of WWE television with a live audience. It is unknown if he will appear live at the Performance Center during the pandemic.

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