Cedric Alexander Will Replace Austin Aries At WWE’s MSG Live Event, Cody Rhodes Provides An Injury Update


Following his loss to Kazuchika Okada at the NJPW G1 Special, Cody Rhodes was said to have been injured. Today via Twitter, “The American Nightmare” provided an update on his reported injury & let everyone know that he was checked out and he is fine.


As noted, Austin Aries will not be present for the MSG WWE Live events this weekend. Filling in for Aries will now be fellow 205 Live star; Cedric Alexander. Alexander will now challenge Neville for the WWE Cruiserweight Championship.

Here’s the updated lineup for the MSG WWE Live event tomorrow:


  • Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt

– Dean Ambrose vs. WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz
– The Hardys vs. RAW Tag Team Champions Cesaro & Sheamus
– AJ Styles vs. WWE United States Champion Kevin Owens
– Cedric Alexander vs. WWE Cruiserweight Champion Neville
– Seth Rollins vs. Samoa Joe
– Dolph Ziggler vs. Shinsuke Nakamura in his MSG debut
– Karl Anderson vs. Finn Balor in his MSG debut
– R-Truth vs. Goldust
– RAW Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss, Nia Jax & Alicia Fox vs. Bayley, Sasha Banks & Mickie James

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