Joey Janela was pulled from AEW Dynamite due to COVID-19 concerns. He was in the big tournament to decide a new #1 contender for the AEW World Title, but the company found a suitable replacement.
Sonny Kiss will now take on Kenny Omega in the opening round of tonight’s tournament. This will be a big spot for Sonny Kiss to fill with very little time to prepare.
AEW has loaded show planned for tonight with other matches in the tournament. Penta vs. Fenix, Wardlow vs. Jungle Boy, and Colt Cabana vs. Hangman Page will round out the other opening round matches.