Days earlier than WWE’s Money within the Bank pay-per-view, former Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss gained’t be making her scheduled look within the Women’s Money within the Bank Ladder match.
WWE made the announcement on its official website stating, “Alexa Bliss is not medically cleared to compete at WWE Money in the Bank this Sunday, and has been removed from the Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match. A suitable replacement for Alexa will be announced.”
The nature of Bliss’ damage was not disclosed, however she has a historical past of concussions that stored her from p[erforming in-ring for a part of 2018 and 2019.
After struggling a concussion throughout a home present in October 2018, Bliss wouldn’t be concerned in in-ring motion till January’s Royal Rumble match. She would endure one other reported concussion in March that took her out of the ring for a couple of weeks, however would return after WrestleMania 35.
Alexa’s final match on WWE tv was on an episode of RAW the place she misplaced to Naomi. On the go-home present of Monday Night RAW, Bliss was scheduled to compete in a deadly four-way match in opposition to Naomi, Natalya and Dana Brooke however kayfabe couldn’t compete as a result of her ring gear was misplaced by an airline. Bliss had Nikki Cross substitute her within the match, forming a friendship within the course of.
If WWE is in search of Alexa Bliss’ substitute this Sunday they may give it to Cross, capitalizing on this previous week’s present. Other wholesome members of the RAW Women’s roster embrace Alicia Fox, Ruby Riott, Sarah Logan and Tamina. Sasha Banks is technically nonetheless on the RAW roster however has but to look within the firm since WrestleMania amid stories of backstage drama.
WWE might additionally pluck an NXT Women’s celebrity for the evening, nevertheless it’s seemingly that Nikki Cross will fill-in for Bliss.
This 12 months’s Women’s Money within the Bank Ladder Match can have the RAW individuals of Bliss’ substitute, Naomi, Natalya, Dana Brooke, and whoever replaces Bliss in addition to the SmackDown Live individuals Bayley, Ember Moon, Carmella and Mandy Rose.
Bliss was the winner of final 12 months’s Women’s cash within the Bank Ladder match and cashed-in on Nia Jax to seize the RAW Women’s Championship later that evening. Alexa is a five-time Women’s Champion and is the primary to have held each the SmackDown and RAW Women’s Championship of their profession.
This 12 months’s Money within the Bank will stream stay Sunday, May 19 beginning at 7 p.m. EDT.
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