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MAJOR Injury caused WWE SmackDown segment to be SCRAPPED

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In a recent episode of WWE SmackDown, fans were left in shock as a highly anticipated segment had to be abruptly cancelled.

The United States Title Invitational Finals, featuring Rey Mysterio and Santos Escobar, ended prematurely due to an unforeseen incident.

The match, which was expected to be a thrilling encounter, was cut short when Mysterio sustained an injury.

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WWE SmackDown: The Incident that Led to the Cancellation

The injury occurred during a commercial break when Mysterio was hit by an outside dive from Escobar. This unexpected turn of events led to immediate medical attention for Mysterio.

The WWE medical team rushed to the scene, and after a quick assessment, the referee made the decision to call off the match.

This decision was not taken lightly, considering the significance of the match and the disappointment it would cause among the fans.

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The Aftermath of the Incident

Following the abrupt end to the match, Escobar was declared the winner. Despite the unfortunate circumstances, Mysterio displayed sportsmanship by congratulating Escobar on his victory.

This win means that Escobar will now challenge the US Champion Austin Theory for the title. This face-off is scheduled to take place on the August 11th edition of SmackDown at the Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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The Original Plan and the Scrapped Segment

According to Fightful Select, the original plan was for Escobar to win the match cleanly. However, the unforeseen injury to Mysterio led to a change in the course of events.

There was also a backstage segment that was planned to follow the match. This segment, which was expected to add more drama and excitement to the storyline, had to be scrapped due to the unexpected injury.

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