WWE announced on Friday afternoon that due to medical concerns Roman Reigns had been removed from the scheduled 3-on-5 TLC match between The Shield and the team of The Miz, Sheamus, Cesaro, Braun Strowman, and Kane at this Sunday’s TLC pay-per-view.
Reigns will be replaced by WWE Hall of Famer and Raw General Manager Kurt Angle. Also, Bray Wyatt has also been replaced by AJ Styles, who will now face Finn Balor.
Angle took to his Instagram account to react replacing Reigns at Sunday’s event.
He wrote, “Is it true??? Oh It’s damn true! Your Olympic Hero will be wrestling along side of The Shield at #TLC this Sunday. Be sure to watch. #yourolympicheroisback”
The TLC pay-per-view event takes place at the Target Center in Minnesota, Minneapolis and will air on the WWE Network and some traditional pay-per-view outlets. This will be an exclusive RAW brand event. Here is the updated card:
— 5-On-3 TLC Match: Kurt Angle, Dean Ambrose & Seth Rollins vs. The Miz, Kane, Braun Strowman, Cesaro & Sheamus
— Raw Women’s Title Match: Alexa Bliss © vs. Mickie James
— Cruiserweight Title Match: Kalisto © vs. Enzo Amore
— Singles Match: Asuka vs. Emma
— Tag Team Match: Jack Gallagher & Brian Kendrick vs. Cedric Alexander & Rich Swann
— Singles Match: Finn Balor vs. AJ Styles
— Kickoff Match: Sasha Banks vs. Alicia Fox