Drew McIntyre, who was set to face off against Randy Orton in the main event of this Monday’s Raw, sent a pre-recorded message to his fans.
Drew McIntyre has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in quarantine. The WWE champion was not a part of the latest RAW episode.
2020 was Drew McIntyre’s year; he won the Royal Rumble match, won the WWE championship and has retained for almost a year. He is also a fan favourite.
It is not yet known if McIntyre will appear remotely on the show, joining other superstars who have been forced to quarantine due to the pandemic.
If Mcintyre does undergo a two-week quarantinequarantine, it would equal that he would not appear on Raw in-person before Royal Rumble which will be held on January 31.
WWE has continued with their nightly shows, been with the wide outbreak of the coronavirus.
Earlier, the company had issued a statement which read: “WWE will continue COVID-19 testing of its talent, production crew and employees in advance of TV productions for the foreseeable future.”
“All tapings will go ahead as scheduled with testing beforehand and those that have already tested positive will now isolate.”
All episodes are now being held at the state-of-the-art set – WWE ThunderDome. It has video boards, pyrotechnics, lasers, cutting-edge graphics and drone cameras, that will take WWE fans’ viewing experience to an unprecedented level.
WWE ThunderDome will virtually bring fans into the arena via live video on massive LED boards for every Monday Night Raw, Friday Night SmackDown and WWE pay-per-view event.”