WWE has announced that SmackDown performer Bayley has suffered an injury and will miss approximately nine months of action.
The company released the news on Friday afternoon stating that Bayley suffered the injury while training and a replacement will be named for Money in the Bank on tonight’s edition of Friday Night SmackDown.
The WWE report didn’t provide any additional details regarding the type of injury or what caused it.
Bayley had been scheduled to challenge Bianca Belair for the SmackDown Women’s Championship next Sunday at the Money in the Bank event in Fort Worth, Texas.
BREAKING NEWS: @itsBayleyWWE has suffered an injury while training and will be out approximately nine months.
A replacement for her match against @BiancaBelairWWE at #MITB will be announced tonight on #SmackDown.https://t.co/qLsf8KTHNp
— WWE (@WWE) July 9, 2021