A late-replacement opponent has been substituted into a women's tag-team match scheduled for tonight's special "Bash At The Beach" edition of AEW Dynamite.
On their official Twitter page, All Elite Wrestling announced that due to an illness, Awesome Kong has failed to receive medical clearance to compete on tonight's AEW show.
As a result, Brandi Rhodes will step in alongside Melanie Cruise to take on the duo of Kris Statlander and Hikaru Shida in a women's tag-team bout on tonight's show.
"Breaking news - Awesome Kong is not medically cleared due to illness," read a statement on AEW's Twitter feed. "Brandi Rhodes will now team with Melanie Cruise to face Kris Statlander & Hikaru Shida TONIGHT at 8/7c on AEW Dynamite."
Check out the official announcement below.
Breaking news - Awesome Kong is not medically cleared due to illness. @TheBrandiRhodes will now team with @MelAEW to face @callmekrisstat & @shidahikaru TONIGHT at 8/7c on #AEWDynamite pic.twitter.com/oiFtlxihSm— All Elite Wrestling (@AEWrestling) January 15, 2020