Rich Swann suffered a right ankle injury at IMPACT Bash at the Brewery 2 on Friday, Jan. 10. Swann worked the main event, teaming with Tessa Blanchard, Brian Cage, Willie Mack in a loss to oVe (Sami Callihan, Jake Crist, Dave Crist & Madman Fulton). He was helped to the back by officials during the match after suffering the injury.
IMPACT confirmed the injury on its social media page. The announcement states Swann still wants to compete on Sunday at Hard To Kill, where he is scheduled to team with Willie Mack against The North (Josh Alexander & Ethan Page) in an IMPACT Tag Team Title bout.
.@GottaGetSwann suffered a harrowing injury to his right ankle on Friday night.— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) January 12, 2020
He says he still wants to compete for the IMPACT World Tag Team Titles tonight... but will the doctors let him?
Mike Johnson at PWInsider reports that Swann is not expected to be cleared and that the idea of The North vs. Mack in a handicap match was mentioned, but not confirmed.
IMPACT has made no official announcement on the match being changed. Fightful will provide further update as more information is known.
Fightful will have live coverage of IMPACT Hard To Kill beginning at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 12.