Elias Suffers Injury, Forced to Withdraw from King of the Ring Tournament

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WWE has announced Elias is unable to compete tonight on SmackDown Live in the King of the Ring semifinals due to injury.

The article on WWE.com states:

Due to an injury, Elias will not compete in his scheduled King of the Ring semifinal match against Chad Gable. 

Stay with WWE Digital platforms and watch SmackDown LIVE tonight on USA Network at 8/7 c for further updates as the situation develops.

Elias wrestled last week on SmackDown Live against Ali. The WWE Superstars faced-off in a King of the Ring tournament match and Elias picked up the win.

It’s unclear what type of injury Elias suffered or who his KOTR replacement will be. No word on the severity of the injury either, or how long he’ll be out of action.

Stay tuned for more updates once they’re made available.