AEW has announced this evening that Joey Janela has been pulled from tonight’s episode of Dynamite due to being exposed to COVID-19. Janela was set to face Kenny Omega tonight in a #1 Contender’s Tournament First Round match. Janela will now be replaced by Sonny Kiss.
Here is the full announcement on Twitter by AEW:
AEW and Joey Janela learned today that he had exposure to a known COVID-19 positive person at an independent show. For that reason we are pulling him until such time as he is cleared to return consistent with our protocols. pic.twitter.com/V8TJiAhuNF
— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) October 21, 2020