LA Knight Pulled Just Before WWE SmackDown After Testing Positive For COVID-19

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LA Knight was supposed to be a part of SmackDown this week, but those plans changed. Now, we are getting even more information about his situation.

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We previously reported that LA Knight was set to be part of SmackDown this week. Those plans had to change, as Sean Sapp posted on X to elaborate.

Originally, LA Knight was listed as being involved in tonight’s contract signing. Knight was listed as a surprise to help John Cena.

He was also internally listed as teaming with Cena in a dark match following the show.

We’re told this was not a Vince McMahon change, it was medical related

Sean Sapp went on to confirm that LA Knight tested positive for COVID-19. It was confirmed with WWE sources that Knight tested positive “just before SmackDown” and he had to leave after that.

Fightful has confirmed with WWE sources and those to him that LA Knight tested positive for COVID just before WWE Smackdown, and had to leave the building.

He was supposed to be involved in the main event segment. Wishing him a speedy recovery.

Hopefully, LA Knight is able to get better from that terrible virus. The COVID-19 pandemic might be over in a lot of ways, but the virus is still out there.

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September 22, 2023 10:28 pm