Sammy Guevara was absent from AEW Dynamite due to an injury sustained during a Street Fight at AEW Battle of the Belts IX.

In that match, Guevara was teaming with Chris Jericho against Ricky Starks and Big Bill for the AEW World Tag Team Championship. The bout featured a high-risk spot where Guevara attempted a dive off a lighting rig onto Starks, but Powerhouse Hobbs intervened, causing Guevara to crash onto the floor. Starks capitalized on the situation and pinned Guevara for the victory.

During the January 17 episode of AEW Dynamite, Chris Jericho mentioned in an interview that Guevara was injured, which explained his absence from the show. However, specific details about the nature and extent of Guevara’s injury have not been disclosed at this time. There is no information available regarding his expected return to in-ring action.

Fans will need to wait for further updates on Sammy Guevara’s injury status and timeline for his return to AEW competition.


Sammy Guevara’s absence due to injury certainly raises questions about the impact of his injury on the AEW roster and potential storylines. Without Guevara, the Inner Circle may face challenges in their ongoing feuds and tag team aspirations. As fans eagerly await updates on Guevara’s condition and return, it will be interesting to see how AEW addresses his absence and any potential changes in storylines or plans. What are your thoughts on how AEW should handle Sammy Guevara’s injury-related absence, and do you have any speculations about his recovery timeline? Share your insights and opinions on this situation.

Steve Carrier

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