By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.internet Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
AEW introduced that Joey Janela has been pulled from tonight’s Dynamite present. AEW issued a press release (obtainable under) that Janela got here in touch with a wrestler at an impartial occasion who later examined optimistic for COVID-19. “For that cause we’re pulling him till such time as he’s cleared to return according to our protocols,” reads an AEW assertion.
Powell’s POV: There have been different AEW wrestlers who took half in The Collective impartial exhibits, however apparently AEW is barely taking motion if certainly one of their wrestlers got here in shut contact or labored with somebody who has since examined optimistic for the virus. Sonny Kiss will change Janela within the eliminator event match in opposition to Kenny Omega on tonight’s Dynamite. Right here’s wishing good well being to Janela.
AEW and Joey Janela realized in the present day that he had publicity to a recognized COVID-19 optimistic particular person at an impartial present. For that cause we’re pulling him till such time as he’s cleared to return according to our protocols. pic.twitter.com/V8TJiAhuNF
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) October 21, 2020