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Top AEW Wrestler Tested Positive For COVID-19, New Plan For Tonight’s Dynamite Announced

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (September 23, 1989) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling

On this day in 1989, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Civic Center in Portland, Maine and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1989’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. Craig Reilly vs. Koko B. Ware

2. Dino Bravo vs. Tony Diamond

3. Don Champ & The Brooklyn Brawler vs. The Bushwhackers

4. Akeem vs. Mark Frear

5. Ronnie Garvin vs. Sandy Beach

6. Chris Duffy vs. Roddy Piper

7. Rick Martel vs. Terry Daniels

• Top AEW Wrestler Tested Positive For COVID-19, New Plan For Tonight’s Dynamite Announced

The #1 contender for Jon Moxley’s AEW World Championship, Lance Archer, took to Twitter to announce that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Below is what he posted:

“When I returned from our last show, a family member was ill when I got home. I found out later a friend who had taken my family member to the Vet for our Dachshund was COVID positive. While at home, now I’ve also gotten sick tested positive. I feel ok, expect to see me in 2 wks”

This means that Archer will most likely miss the next 2-3 episodes of Dynamite.

Team Moxley vs. Team Archer was set to take place on tonight’s Dynamite, but that has been nixed now.

Moxley noted on Twitter that he’ll now defend the AEW World Championship on tonight’s episode.

AEW then announced that Moxley will defend the title against Eddie Kingston.

Kingston previously noted that he wasn’t eliminated from the Casino Battle Royale, so that’s the reason behind him getting a title match tonight.

Speaking of tonight’s Dynamite, Miro (fka Rusev in WWE) will make his AEW in-ring debut in a tag team match.

WATCH: Revealing Video Of Renee Young (Jon Moxley’s Wife):

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