WWE.comannounced on Tuesday that United States Champion Kalisto was injured on Raw and will not be in action on SmackDown.
He is still scheduled to defend the U.S. Title against Rusev at Extreme Rules this Sunday.
Due to injuries sustained at the hands of Rusev on Raw, United States Champion Kalisto is unable to compete on this week’s SmackDown, WWE.com has learned.
WWE medical staff confirmed that Kalisto suffered a strained intercostal muscle and erectus spinae muscle, attributed to Rusev’s Accolade submission maneuver.
Despite his injuries, Kalisto is still planning on defending his U.S. Title against The Super Athlete this Sunday at Extreme Rules.
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