Tony Schiavone Comments On His Absence From 1/17 AEW Dynamite, Says His Eye Was Swollen Shut

Tony Schiavone discusses his absence from AEW Dynamite.

Veteran broadcaster Tony Schiavone missed the January 17 episode of AEW Dynamite, as Tony Khan announced that he was home sick the night of the show. Ian Riccaboni filled in for Schiavone on commentary.

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Speaking on What Happened When, Tony Schiavone was asked about his health and his absence from the January 17 episode of AEW Dynamite.

"I had a little eye problem, a little stye in the right eye. Actually it was more than one, and eye was swollen shut last week. Thought I had conjunctivitis, which meant pinkeye and to stay away from everybody, but on Wednesday, I got a diagnosis that it was a stye. So yeah, I’m okay. I hate missing TV, but I was obviously back for Saturday. I’m really having a good time on Saturday. So I’ll be back this Wednesday, and [that was] just a part of being an old fucker," Tony Schiavone said.

Fightful will have live coverage of AEW Dynamite as it airs on January 17.

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