Former WWE SmackDown Women’s champion Bayley has been forced to pull out of the WWE Money in the Bank pay-per-view event. The high-profile Diva was scheduled to face current champion, Bianca Belair, for the title at the upcoming pay-per-view. The pull-out from the championship match was due to Bayley suffering an injury in a training session.
Bayley, who is the first-ever WWE women’s grand slam champion, is expected to be out of the squared circle for at least nine months, which indicates that she would not be able to wrestle before 2022.
Bayley forced to pull out of Money in the Bank
Vince’s brand confirmed the news of Bayley’s injury on Twitter. They wrote, “@itsBayleyWWE has suffered an injury while training and will be out approximately nine months. A replacement for her match against @BiancaBelairWWE at #MITB will be announced tonight on #SmackDown.”
The 32-year-old professional had an incredible year in 2020 where she wrapped the title around her waist till late October till the time she was defeated by Shasha Banks in a Hell in a Cell match. She was also a women’s tag team champion with Sasha Banks, and following a successful heel turn in the year 2019, she became one of WWE’s main faces.
The superstar would go through a nine-month recovery period which makes it quite sure that Bayley would miss the 2022 Royal Rumble in January and WrestleMania 38 next April which is scheduled to take place from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. However, if she makes gets fully fit to wrestle before the expected time, her comeback could coincide with the Showcase of the Immortals.
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