Update on Lars Sullivan’s NXT Status, Note On Elias Pinning Cena On Raw, Goldust Dedicates Match to Mandy (Video)

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WWE has released the above video.

The Bizarre One seeks to inspire his newly-established partnership with Mandy Rose by slaying Curt Hawkins in her honor. Don’t miss WWE Mixed Match Challenge, Tuesdays at 10 ET/ 7 PT on Facebook Watch.

Note On Elias Pinning Cena On Raw

As seen on WWE Raw last night, the main event saw Elias pin John Cena in a Triple Threat match which included Braun Strowman, to earn the right to enter the Elimination Chamber match last.

According to Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio, the decision was made for Elias to pin Cena for two reasons. One was because Elias is slated to feud with Cena during the road to WrestleMania, and the second reason was to protect Braun Strowman who WWE is currently pushing as a top baby face.

Update on Lars Sullivan’s NXT Status

As we noted over the weekend, plans for NXT Takeover New Orleans had to be changed due to Lars Sullivan’s recent absence from NXT TV, and at the story was published it was unknown why Sullivan has been off NXT TV.

According to Wrestling Observer Radio, Sullivan is currently dealing with a knee injury in addition to an undisclosed “health injury”. There is no word at this time as to when Sullivan might return, and you can read spoilers on changed Takeover New Orleans plans at this link.

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