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Drew McIntyre Tests Positive For COVID-19, Randy Orton Still In Main Event, McIntyre To Speak On RAW

January 11, 2021 | Posted by Joseph Lee
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UPDATE x2: WWE has announced that McIntyre will make his first comments on the situation on tonight’s edition of RAW.

“With the announcement of the WWE champion testing positive for COVID-19, we can confirm Drew McIntyre will make his first comments tonight on Raw,” the company said in a press release.

UPDATE: Wrestlevotes noted on Twitter that while McIntyre is no longer part of the RAW main event tonight, Randy Orton still will be. WWE is said to be working on a suitable replacement match as RAW will be going against the College Football Championship game tonight.

Original: WWE has announced that WWE Champion Drew McIntyre has tested positive for COVID-19 and as a result has been pulled from tonight’s episode of RAW. McIntyre had been advertised for a match with Randy Orton, and it was expected he would respond to Goldberg’s Royal Rumble challenge as well.

WWE said in a statement: “Drew McIntyre has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been placed in quarantine.

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