Major Changes Made To WWE Payback – Updated Card


As announced on RAW this week, Fandango has been pulled from this Sunday’s WWE Payback pay-per-view after suffering a concussion at last Tuesday night’s WWE SmackDown tapings. The WWE website reports that Fandango passed his impact test backstage at RAW on Monday but still needs to undergo further testing later this week before he’s cleared to return. posted the following: “Although Fandango still has tests to take, WWE management decided that in the interest of safety, he will not compete this Sunday at WWE Payback.”

With that being said, Paul Heyman announced on RAW that Curtis Axel will take the place of Fandango.

Also announced on RAW for WWE’s Payback pay-per-view on Sunday were The Shield (Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns) vs. Daniel Bryan and Randy Orton for the tag-team titles. Kane will face Dean Ambrose for the United States title and Alberto Del Rio will face Dolph Ziggler for the World Title. Here’s the updated card:

Three Stages Of Hell – WWE Title:

Ryback vs. John Cena

World Title Match:

Alberto Del Rio vs. Dolph Ziggler

Triple Threat Match – WWE Intercontinental Title:

Curtis Axel vs. The Miz vs. Wade Barrett

WWE Tag Team Title Match:

Daniel Bryan and Randy Orton vs. Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns

WWE United States Title Match:

Kane vs. Dean Ambrose

CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho

Pre-Show Match:

Sheamus vs. Damien Sandow

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