The Brawling Brutes (Sheamus, Ridge Holland and Butch) and The Bloodline (The Usos and Solo Sikoa) were originally booked to collide in a six-man tag team match at Crown Jewel PLE. The Bloodline took out Sheamus last week on SmackDown.

Michael Cole noted during SmackDown this week that The Usos will defend their Undisputed WWE Tag Team Championship against Butch and Ridge Holland at Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia next week. The match was made official following Butch and Ridge Holland’s victory over Sami Zayn and Solo Sikoa.

In reality, Sheamus’ upcoming wedding prompted WWE to change the match. The Irish Warrior is set to tie the knot with Isabella Revilla this weekend. Sheamus was absent from this Friday’s edition of SmackDown as well. He is likely to miss Crown Jewel due to his wedding.

In storyline, Sheamus suffered a “non-displaced fracture” near his elbow due to The Bloodline’s horrendous assault on him during SmackDown last week. WWE explained his absence from SmackDown this week when they announced that Sheamus was undergoing intense physical therapy in his home.

We’ll have to wait to see what’s next in store for Sheamus. Keep reading Ringside News for more from the world of pro wrestling.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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