Rey Mysterio Replacing Rusev At WWE Super ShowDown

Amidst rumors that Rusev is off the road due to contract negotiations, WWE has confirmed he will not compete in the Tuwaiq Trophy Gauntlet Match at Super ShowDown this Thursday.

As a result, Rey Mysterio will take his place in the six-man bout against AJ Styles, Erick Rowan, Bobby Lashley, R-Truth, and Andrade.

Below is what appears to be the final advertised card for Super ShowDown in Saudi Arabia:

WWE Championship
– Brock Lesnar (c) vs. Ricochet

Universal Championship
– “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt (c) vs. Goldberg

SmackDown Women’s Championship
– Bayley (c) vs. Naomi

Raw Tag Team Championship
– Seth Rollins & Murphy (c) vs. The Street Profits

SmackDown Tag Team Championship
– The New Day (c) vs. The Miz & John Morrison

Steel Cage Match
– Roman Reigns vs. King Corbin

Tuwaiq Trophy Gauntlet Match
– Andrade, Bobby Lashley, Erick Rowan, AJ Styles, R-Truth & Rey Mysterio