There were reports going around that Andrade suffered a rib injury and because of that was unable to participate in the WrestleMania 36 taping, where he was scheduled to team with Angel Garza in a Raw tag team title match against The Street Profits. Now, WWE has confirmed that is indeed the case.
Zelina Vega revealed on Monday Night Raw this week that he suffered a “serious rib injury” and is now unable to compete. Later, this:
BREAKING NEWS: @AndradeCienWWE will be unable to compete at #WrestleMania due to a rib injury. pic.twitter.com/3FwcZyqNCb— WWE on FOX (@WWEonFOX) March 31, 2020
Austin Theory was brought in to work Raw in Andrade’s place, and he will also take his spot at WrestleMania, which airs this coming Saturday and Sunday night from the Performance Center in Orlando, Florida.
Due to injuries, the ‘Street Profits’ @AngeloDawkins & @MontezFordWWE will defend their #WWERaw Tag Team Titles against @AngelGarzaWwe & @austintheory1 at #WrestleMania. pic.twitter.com/zPQJJU1QLF— WWE on FOX (@WWEonFOX) March 31, 2020