– Monday Night RAW General Manager Kurt Angle took to Twitter to announce that Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore will not be able to compete in the Mixed Match Challenge due to catching the flu. Angle is currently working on a replacement for “The Realest Guy In The Room”:
— Kurt Angle (@RealKurtAngle) January 3, 2018
Here’s WWE’s official announcement on Amore being pulled:
Enzo Amore replaced in WWE Mixed Match Challenge due to illness
According to a Tweet from Raw General Manager Kurt Angle, WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore will no longer be competing in WWE Mixed Match Challenge after being hospitalized with the flu.
The announcement from Raw’s General Manager comes just one day before he and SmackDown LIVE General Manager Daniel Bryan reveal which male and female Superstars will be teaming together in the upcoming WWE Mixed Match Challenge, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 10 ET/7 PT on Facebook Watch.
– Former WCW competitor and NBA legend Karl Malone was in attendance for last night’s SmackDown Live. After the show Malone shared a “Glorious moment with Bobby Roode inside the ring. Check it out here: