Alex Shelley provides an update, states he does not have COVID-19

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After the news that he would be unable to travel to Nashville for tonight’s Hard to Kill pay-per-view, Alex Shelley has provided an update.

In a video posted by IMPACT Wrestling, Shelley stated he does not have COVID-19 and is not orthopedically injured adding that his situation is “a very complex one” and that he and IMPACT are making sure no one is at risk at Hard to Kill or going forward. He ended by promising he would return to IMPACT Wrestling.

Moose was announced as Shelley’s replacement for tonight’s six-man tag, teaming with Rich Swann against Kenny Omega & The Good Brothers.

Below is the updated line-up for Hard to Kill airing at 8 pm ET on pay-per-view:
*Six-Man Tag Main Event: Rich Swann, Moose & Chris Sabin vs. Kenny Omega & The Good Brothers
*Knockouts Championship: Deonna Purrazzo (champion) vs. Taya Valkyrie
*Knockouts Tag Team Championship Finals: Havok & Nevaeh vs. Tasha Steelz & Kiera Hogan
*X-Division Championship: Manik (champion) vs. Chris Bey vs. Rohit Raju
*Old School Rules: Eric Young, Deaner & Joe Doering vs. Tommy Dreamer, Rhino & Cousin Jake
*Barbed-Wire Massacre: Sami Callihan vs. Eddie Edwards
*Mixed-Tag Match: Tenille Dashwood & Kaleb vs. Rosemary & Crazzy Steve
*Ethan Page vs. Karate Man
*Pre-Show Match: Josh Alexander vs. Brian Myers

A message from @fakekinkade about the #HardToKill main event.

— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) January 16, 2021

I for one am really looking forward to this show tonight. Genesis last weekend was an easy show to watch. The 3 hours flew by. Some great x division action and a solid main event.