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LEGENDARY WWE Superstar breaks silence following SmackDown injury

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In a surprising turn of events, WWE Superstar Rey Mysterio has finally spoken out after a legitimate injury during a SmackDown match.

The incident occurred on the July 28 edition of SmackDown, where Mysterio and Escobar were battling it out to determine the next contender for the US Championship.

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WWE SmackDown: The Incident

The match took a dramatic turn when Escobar executed a dive that left Mysterio knocked out. As the show returned from a commercial break, ringside doctors were seen attending to Mysterio.

The severity of the injury led to the referee awarding the match to Escobar, as Mysterio was unable to continue after hitting his head during Escobar’s dive.

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Post-Match Reactions

Following the match, Escobar took to social media to share a poignant image of him and Mysterio, both holding their heads together.

The US Title #1 contender also shared a graphic of the match, announcing his challenge for Austin Theory’s gold on the August 11 edition of SmackDown.

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WWE: Mysterio Breaks His Silence

Mysterio, who had remained silent following the incident, finally broke his silence by responding to Escobar’s Instagram post.

In a show of sportsmanship and encouragement, Mysterio wrote, “Let’s FKN Go!!! A ganar!! (to win) πŸ‘ŠπŸΌπŸ‡²πŸ‡½πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ”.

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Conflicting Reports

There have been varying reports regarding the nature of Mysterio’s injury. While some sources reported the injury as part of the storyline, others, including Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful and PWInsider, have indicated that the injury was indeed legitimate.

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