Bray Wyatt missed WWE’s big show at Madison Square Garden this week, and that rose some suspicions. The Eater of Worlds was advertised to face LA Knight at the big MSG event, but he was replaced. Now we have a bit of an update.

Ringside News exclusively reported on Bray Wyatt’s current situation. We also noted that his current situation is not expected to keep him off the WrestleMania card.

Sean Sapp noted behind Fightful’s paywall that Bray Wyatt is actually out of action due to a “physical issue.” It was not noted exactly what the problem is, but WWE has been working around this issue.

WWE sources familiar with the situation who have worked with Wyat claim to Fightful that Bray Wyatt is currently sidelined with a “physical issue,” and they’re not sure on a return time as of now. There had been rumors that Wyatt had walked out due to creative issues, but thus far we haven’t gained any information that would confirm that, and haven’t been told that from anyone in the company thus far. 


Bray Wyatt had been slated for other live events and episodes of Smackdown, but was pulled from those due to the physical issues WWE sources claim. However, even though he’d been sidelined, Bobby Lashley continued the feud without Bray Wyatt being there, including last week in a backstage segment. As of one point this weekend, Lashley wasn’t scheduled for Raw.

It was also noted that,”Bray Wyatt and Uncle Howdy materials are sent to the site of Smackdown, but haven’t been for the last two episodes of Smackdown.” Bray hasn’t been planned for creative for those shows, and he also isn’t scheduled for Raw. This week

We will have to see how this affects Bray Wyatt’s road to WrestleMania. Obviously, he doesn’t want to miss this year’s show of shows, because he has a big match against Bobby Lashley in store for SoFi Stadium.

What’s your take on Bray Wyatt’s 2nd WWE run? Should they change anything about his creative direction? Sound off in the comments!

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