WWE Day 1 notes: Drew McIntyre 'injury' update, Migos/RK-Bro, Sal Rinauro in attendance

Originally published at https://www.postwrestling.com/2022/01/01/wwe-day-1-notes-drew-mcintyre-injury-update-migos-rk-bro-sal-rinauro-in-attendance/

Drew McIntyre scored a win over Madcap Moss at WWE Day 1. Following his win, there was a backstage segment with McIntyre and he was ambushed by Moss and Corbin. Their brawl resulted in Corbin and Moss placing McIntyre’s head in between a chair and Corbin using a piece of stage equipment to throw onto McIntyre’s neck. WWE noted that McIntyre suffered a cervical neck strain with severe contusions.

INJURY UPDATE: @DMcIntyreWWE suffered a cervical neck strain with severe contusions.

Upon further evaluation by medical staff he will have a follow-up with an orthopedic cervical specialist. pic.twitter.com/5Bju1faAW8

— WWE (@WWE) January 2, 2022

Migos (Quavo, Offset & Takeoff) were present at Day 1 in Atlanta. They accompanied Randy Orton and Riddle to the ring for their Raw Tag Team Title defense against The Street Profits (Montez Ford & Angelo Dawkins). Orton and Riddle retained and post-match, all parties involved shook hands and stood alongside each other in the ring.

Respect. 👊#WWEDay1 @RandyOrton @SuperKingofBros @MontezFordWWE @AngeloDawkins @Migos pic.twitter.com/QZiox4ic2u

— WWE (@WWE) January 2, 2022

The National Wrestling Alliance’s Sal Rinauro was in attendance. He was shown on-screen dancing to The Street Profits’ theme song.

Is that my pal @SalRinauro at #Day1?!?!? Ayyyyy! pic.twitter.com/3G7ruyXyAc

— SaulyDeez (@Saulydeez) January 2, 2022

In the main card opener, The Usos (Jimmy & Jey Uso) successfully defended their SmackDown Tag Team Titles against King Woods and Kofi Kingston. The Usos used the ‘3D’ finisher to secure the win. The move was referred to as ‘1D’ for ‘one and done’.