One man’s suffering is often another man’s opportunity.

Earlier today, “Raw” General Manager Kurt Angle announced that Samoa Joe had suffered an injury on last night’s show. As a result, he will be unable to compete in the upcoming “Mixed Match Challenge” that begins next week on Facebook Live.

However, as a result of the injury, Elias will now be teaming with Bayley to represent the red brand. You can see the tweets below:

You can see a clip of Elias campaigning to be Bayley’s partner below:

Elias urges the WWE Universe to have Bayley walk with Elias: Jan. 8, 2018

WWE has not released a statement on Samoa Joe’s injury, and we do not know what the extent of it is at this time.

The newly formed team of Bayley & Elias join the teams of The Miz & Asuka, Goldust & Alicia Fox, Nia Jax & Apollo Crews, Alexa Bliss & Braun Strowman and Finn Balor & Sasha Banks who will all be representing “Raw.”

Editor’s Opinion:

This could be an interesting pairing for sure, as it is a complete contrast in personalities. Elias has been absolute gold lately, and his creativity and Bayley’s energy could make for a unique chemistry. Also, I hope that Joe’s injury isn’t too severe, and will be able to compete going into WrestleMania season.

What do you think of Joe’s injury and the pairing of Elias and Bayley? Leave us a comment below, or post a comment on our Facebook page!



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