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LA Knight: Update on his WWE SmackDown status after being PULLED last week

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In the ever-evolving world of professional wrestling, the health and safety of the superstars remain paramount. Last week, the WWE Universe was taken by surprise when LA Knight, one of the prominent figures of the SmackDown roster, was unexpectedly pulled from the show. The reason? A positive COVID-19 test result.

LA Knight’s absence from WWE SmackDown was not part of any storyline or plot twist. The reality was far more concerning.

As soon as WWE became aware of Knight’s positive test result, they took immediate action. Ensuring the safety of all involved, Knight was promptly sent home from the arena.

This sudden turn of events led to a change in the show’s programming, especially since Knight was slated to be a key player in the main event segment.

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LA Knight: The Anticipated Return

Fans have been eagerly waiting for an update on LA Knight’s health and his status on SmackDown. The good news is that, according to a new report from eWrestlingNews, Knight has been cleared to return.

The WWE Universe can expect to see him back in action on this week’s SmackDown episode, emanating from Sacramento, CA. His return is bound to add a fresh dynamic to the ongoing storylines and feuds.

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LA Knight’s Impact on WWE

For those somehow unfamiliar with the WWE Superstar he’s not just any other wrestler. Born Shaun Ricker, he stands tall at 6’1″ and weighs around 240 lbs.

While he’s currently making waves as LA Knight on WWE’s main roster, his journey in the wrestling world has been diverse.

He’s known for his tenure with Impact Wrestling from 2015 to 2019. With his charisma, in-ring ability, and mic skills, Knight has quickly become a fan favourite in WWE.

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  • Why was LA Knight pulled from WWE SmackDown last week?
    • LA Knight tested positive for COVID-19, leading to his immediate removal from the show for safety reasons.
  • When is LA Knight expected to return to SmackDown?
    • LA Knight has been cleared and is anticipated to make his return on the upcoming SmackDown episode from Sacramento, CA.
  • What was LA Knight’s role supposed to be on the show he missed?
    • He was scheduled to feature prominently in the main event segment of the show.
  • Where else has LA Knight wrestled before joining WWE?
    • Before his stint in WWE, LA Knight was known for his time with Impact Wrestling between 2015 and 2019.

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