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It had been previously reported that Apollo Crews did not compete at last night’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view, where he was scheduled to defend the United States Championship against MVP. WWE United States Champion Apollo Crews was set to defend his title against former two-time U.S. Champion Montel Vontavious Porter (MVP) at tonight's Extreme Rules pay-per-view, but according to WWE, Crews suffered an injury at the hands of Bobby Lashley and the Full Nelson submission hold, rendering him unable to defend his championship at tonight's PPV. By Daniel Wood Jul 20, 2020 However, WWE continued to advertise him for Extreme Rules and Meltzer thought that WWE might have expected Crews to return in time for the show. While WWE said that Crews’ absence was because of an injury, a new report has indicated that it was actually related to COVID-19. WWE Superstar Apollo Crews was set to face MVP at The Horror Show at Extreme Rules.However, the current United States Champion was a no-show as WWE announced right before the match Crews was unable to compete due to an injury. The storyline explanation had to do with an injury at the hands … Currently, on the … Meltzer stated that he didn't know when WWE was informed about Crews not being able to work the Extreme Rules match, before noting that Apollo has not been on TV for weeks. The news came courtesy of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter‘s Dave Meltzer following Sunday’s event. Instead, MVP just declared himself the new champion. WWE United States Champion Apollo Crews took to Twitter after WWE’s “The Horror Show at Extreme Rules” pay-per-view and issued a warning to MVP. At Extreme Rules, MVP declared himself the new WWE Champion. I was looking forward to shutting you BOTH up once and for all tonight at #ExtremeRules but once I’m cleared .. #ImComingforwhatsmine. Dave Meltzer reported on today’s Wrestling Observer Radio episode that Crews hasn’t been used due to COVID-19. Crews was apparently not cleared to wrestle on the show in the pre-match physical. During that show, it was revealed on commentary that Apollo Crews did not pass his physical prior to the pay-per-view. WWE blamed Crews' absence on an injury caused by Bobby Lashley. The timing of it was interesting, but the actual reason for Crews' being a no-show was recently revealed. According to this morning’s episode of Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer reports that Apollo… So, is MVP actually the real champion? It should be noted that Apollo Crews has not appeared on RAW since the June 29 episode of the Red brand's show and there was speculation about Crews possibly contracting the COVID-19 virus. The Horror Show at Extreme Rules, also referred to as Extreme Rules 2020, was a professional wrestling pay-per-view and WWE Network event produced by WWE for their Raw and SmackDown brand divisions.It was broadcast on July 19, 2020. Crews also sent a message to MVP on Twitter, and he promised to shut the veteran up once he is cleared to return. Meltzer confirmed that the suspicions that have been doing the rounds regarding Crews' COVID-19 status are indeed correct. Apollo Crews was scheduled to defend his United States Title against MVP at WWE Extreme Rules. Real Reason Apollo Crews Missed Extreme Rules And Hasn't Been Seen For A While Revealed Apollo Crews was supposed to face MVP for the United States Title at Extreme Rules but was unable to compete, here's the real backstage reason why! Last night’s The Horror Show at Extreme Rules pay-per-view was set to see Apollo Crews defend his United States Championship against MVP. He declared himself as such at The Horror Show at WWE Extreme Rules when Apollo Crews wasn't cleared to compete in their scheduled match due to a bulging disc. @The305MVP is trippin thinking he can claim himself the #USChampion. MVP was unable to claim the victory as a Champion without defeating Crews in a Championship match, which was scheduled to take place tonight as part of The Horror Show at Extreme Rules. As noted, WWE announced during the show that MVP vs. Crews for the title would not be taking place due to a back injury to Crews. Apparently, Apollo Crews could not turn up for the match owing to an injury inflicted upon him by Bobby Lashley. Apollo Crews has been pulled from Extreme Rules 2020. Credit: WWE.com . WWE Hall Of Famer To Make In-Ring Return? Just a year ago, Apollo Crews was off television and it appeared he was on his way out of the WWE. Crews was set to defend the title against MVP. Crews was supposed to defend the title against MVP at Extreme Rules but he didn't show. Apollo Crews was originally scheduled to have a United States Championship match against MVP at The Horror Show at Extreme Rules. Per Sportskeeda, WWE superstar Apollo Crews reportedly missed the Extreme Rules pay-per-view because he tested positive for COVID-19. Apollo Crews is the latest name to have joined the list of positive COVID-19 cases in WWE. Apollo Crews has been out of action for the past few weeks and he missed Sunday’s Extreme Rules PPV despite being advertised to defend the United States Title against MVP. However, it is entirely possible that they didn’t know until the very last minute. Some people have criticised WWE for not announcing that Crews wouldn’t be on the show sooner. You can watch exactly what happened below. On the other hand, coming to the Apllo Crews vs MVP match, mystery just oozes out of every detail revealed by WWE till now. As noted, WWE announced during the… Apollo Crews Issues Statement On MVP And The WWE United States Title Following Extreme Rules Change By Marc Middleton | July 20, 2020 WWE Announces Injury To Apollo Crews, Title Match Pulled From "The Horror Show At Extreme Rules" As noted, the scheduled title match between WWE United States Champion Apollo Crews and MVP did not take place during last night's "The Horror Show at Extreme Rules… WWE United States Champion Apollo Crews took to Twitter after WWE’s “The Horror Show at Extreme Rules” pay-per-view and issued a warning to MVP. Unfortunately, the bout didn't happen as Crews was not medically cleared to compete. As such, MVP announced that he had won the United States Championship via forfeit, asking Lashley to present him with the title. At WWE The Horror Show at Extreme Rules, MVP was to challenge Apollo Crews for the WWE US Championship. We still don't know why Apollo Crews was unable to compete at Extreme Rules. Crews is ready to return, and he will open Raw tonight.. MVP declared himself the winner by forfeit and awarded himself his new United States championship belt. MVP is the new United States Champion — at least, according to himself. Tom Phillips announced before the match that Crews is unable to compete due to an injury. Leave a comment MVP claimed that he is the new United States Champion at the Horror Show at Extreme Rules. Click here for our complete coverage of WWE Horror Show at Extreme Rules. Apollo Crews was originally scheduled to have a United States Championship match against MVP at The Horror Show at Extreme Rules. On the latest Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer noted that the reason Apollo wasn’t on the show was linked to COVID. The match didn’t happen, however. The fight was ready to take place at Extreme Rules. While the majority of the event aired live from the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, the Wyatt Swamp Fight was pre-recorded at an undisclosed … After Apollo Crews was deemed unable to compete, MVP claims that he is now the deserving United States Champion. He didn’t even wrestle Apollo Crews because he was out of … The mysterious case of Apollo Crews. MVP vs. WWE United States Champion Apollo Crews did not take place during tonight's "The Horror Show at Extreme Rules" pay-per-view. WWE United States Champion Apollo Crews reportedly missed WWE’s “The Horror Show at Extreme Rules” pay-per-view due to COVID-19 reasons. It was revealed before the … Also, following the Sunday PPV, we have reaction to the Wyatt Swamp Fight. However, WWE announced on commentary during the show that Crews had suffered an injury following an attack by MVP and Lashley, and was unable to compete. According to a report from Wrestling Observer Radio, Crews was removed from the show due to COVID-19 related concerns. WWE announcer Tom Philips stated he did not pass his pre-match physical and was unable to appear on the show to face MVP for the WWE United States Championship. Heading into WWE Extreme Rules, it could have been said that Apollo Crews was going to head into the weekend with a lot of energy. Apollo Crews Injury Update By now, you should know that the scheduled United States Championship match did not happen at Extreme Rules. But before the game, the announcers revealed that Crews was unable to compete due to an injury suffered last month during a Bobby Lashley attack on WWE RAW. However, WWE hit us with some good news over the weekend. With Crews not on hand, MVP crowned himself, swiping the title and making a swift exit. It's been a while since Crews has been out of action; however, we still don't have the latest update regarding his medical condition and more details on his status. However, it was soon announced that Apollo Crews would not be able to compete because he didn’t pass his medical test. Apollo Crews was unable to compete on Extreme Rules, and we now have an Apollo Crews injury update. MVP explained the reason why he is the United States Champion in an Instagram post following the Extreme Rules PPV; however, Apollo Crews is still listed as the titleholder on WWE.com. He started his career in 2009, originally working under the ring name Uhaa Nation, and made his breakthrough in 2011, when he was signed by the Dragon Gate USA … Sesugh Uhaa (born August 22, 1987) is an American professional wrestler currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Apollo Crews.In WWE, Crews is a former United States Champion. Apollo Crews did not "pass his pre-match physical" and therefore no U.S. title match will be held on the show. MVP wanted Crews to join up with them but Crews said no, meaning MVP wanted to do something to cost Crews the title. MVP declared that he is the real United States Champion in a segment at Extreme Rules. Update On Rey Mysterio Following WWE Extreme Rules, New Champions Crowned At WWE Extreme Rules, Former WWE Name Makes Joke About Nashville Bombing & TNA. WWE said it was stemming from an injury suffered at the hands of Bobby Lashley a couple weeks ago on Raw. That might be true, but it doesn't seem likely. As such, there was a bit of confusion regarding who is the actual United States Champion. Watch later MVP vs. WWE United States Champion Apollo Crews did not take place during tonight's "The Horror Show at Extreme Rules" pay-per-view. With @WWEApollo unable to compete, @The305MVP declared himself the “new” United States Champion. WWE Extreme Rules 2020 match grades, highlights and results WWE 07/20/2020 Apollo Crews talks becoming U.S. champion, Extreme Rules and bringing back the Nation of Domination Dave Meltzer revealed on the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer Radio that Apollo Crews has reportedly not appeared on WWE TV due to COVID-19. It was revealed before the match by Tom Philips that Crews had suffered a bulging disc in his back due to Bobby Lashley's Full Nelson, an injury he sustained almost a month ago. WWE.com still recognises Apollo Crews as the champion, and commentary seemed to put that over on the show. Last night’s The Horror Show at Extreme Rules pay-per-view was set to see Apollo Crews defend his United States Championship against MVP. One of the bigger stories on the way to Extreme Rules Monday Night Raw side has seen United States Champion Apollo Crews having issues with MVP and Bobby Lashley. 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