The family that fights together, forfeits together.
In the first round of the AEW World Title Number One Contenders Tournament, Rey Fenix defeated his Lucha Brother Penta El Zero M to advance to the semi-finals and a date with Kenny Omega.
However, Eddie Kingston and Fenix have now announced that Fenix has forfeited his victory due to injury. As a result, Penta will now face Omega in the semi-finals of the tournament on the October 28 episode of AEW Dynamite.
#EddieKingston & #LuchaBros announced that Fenix has vacated his win over his brother @PENTAELZEROM due to injury. Penta has been declared the winner by forfeit & will face @KennyOmegamanX in the World Title Eliminator Tournament semifinals on #AEWDynamite Wed at 8p on @tntdrama pic.twitter.com/KIJApYdyRy— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) October 23, 2020
It was reported by Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer that Fenix suffered a neck injury during his bout against Penta. The report noted Fenix told friends he "was okay" but AEW management decided to pull him out of the match as a precautionary measure.
The bout between Penta and Omega was taped on Thursday.
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