AEW is holding their next big pay-per-view this Saturday, and Full Gear will be here before we know it. Jon Moxley or MJF will walk out of the event as AEW World Champion, but they need a new challenger. Ricky Starks has been out for a couple of weeks. Apparently, this caused AEW to alter some bigger plans due to an undisclosed injury.

While speaking on a media call to promote Full Gear, AEW President Tony Khan confirmed that Starks was out with a legit injury, and he couldn’t be cleared in time for Dynamite this week. The winner of the Starks and Lance Archer’s match this Friday on Rampage will go against Brian Cage on Saturday’s Zero Hour before Full Gear.

The tournament finals are going down on the November 23rd edition of Dynamite from Chicago. Finals were set for Saturday’s Full Gear pay-per-view, but the schedule had to be changed due to Starks’ undisclosed injury.

It’s a shame that the plans were changed up due to Starks’ injury. That’s part of the pro wrestling business, but AEW was able to make things work.

Ringside News will keep updated regarding the issue. Hopefully, the angle won’t be altered too drastically.

What do you think of Ricky Starks’ injury status? Sound off in the comments!

Andre Porter

Andre is a news writer at Ringside News and its sister site Thirsty For News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 1999. He has been to plenty of Raw and Smackdown television tapings and various WWE PPVs including Wrestlemania. Andre is a graduate of The University of Arts back in 2009 with a BFA in Multimedia. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, The Undertaker and Triple H. Outside of his writing for the two sites Andre is a fan of film, traveling, comics, and all Philadelphia sports. *** John Cena follow him on Twitter***

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