Sasha Banks was not cleared for Royal Rumble match

Sasha Banks was scheduled to wrestle Lacey Evans but the match did not happen. She did not get physical the following week either. She was also scheduled to work the Royal Rumble match but did not appear for that as well.



According to a report by Fightful Select, they have confirmed with two sources that Banks is not medically cleared for in-ring action. She has not wrestled in any match since January 3rd.

When asking why Sasha Banks wasn’t in tonight’s Royal Rumble, Fightful was informed that Sasha Banks wasn’t cleared to compete. She’s not wrestled since January 3.  We weren’t told the specific injury or the severity of the injury, or even when she’s expected to be back.

According to PWInsider, she was listed as a Rumble competitor internally over the weekend. She was replaced by Kelly Kelly in the match.

No details regarding her injury are known as of yet.

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