Rey Mysterio is off SmackDown with an "injury."
WWE is reporting that Rey Mysterio suffered an "ankle injury" on last night's episode of Raw. Mysterio, standing up for Kurt Angle, competed in the main event against Baron Corbin. Mysterio not only lost the bout, but walked away with a battle wound as well.
As a result of the "injury," Mysterio will be unable to compete on tonight's episode of SmackDown Live. He was scheduled to face Andrade in singles competition.
Backstage News from #SDLive: @reymysterio sustained an ankle injury during his match with @BaronCorbinWWE on #Raw and will be unable to compete against @AndradeCienWWE tonight. pic.twitter.com/h4TcnJ8hGm— WWE (@WWE) April 2, 2019
Kayla Braxton notes in her report that Mysterio will be re-evaluated prior to WrestleMania 35. As of now, Mysterio is scheduled to challenge Samoa Joe for the United States Title this Sunday at MetLife Stadium.
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