The April 27th episode of AEW Dynamite was subjected to slight alterations after the AEW Champion, Hangman Adam Page announced he had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in the day on Twitter.
Dave Meltzer just as Dynamite was starting would then say that AEW Dynamite was heavily rewritten due Page’s absence
On the latest Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer provided some additional information on Page’s health and explained further what might have been moved in the shuffle.
“Adam Page and his family are okay, he’s pretty much said he was okay, and he expects he will be on TV next week. They had to rewrite some of the TV. I heard Rampage had to be rewritten more than Dynamite, but Dynamite had to be rewritten and a few things were changed, some things, orders were changed. Obviously there was going to be a big angle with Punk and Adam Page that would lead to the announcement of the match, and instead they just announced the match as the main event for Double Or Nothing, so whatever that was probably will take place next week if he is able to be there next week, which, as I said, he believes he will be there next week.”– Dave Meltzer
Adam Page vs. CM Punk has been made official for the main event spot at this years Double or Nothing in Las Vegas, we can assume that the build for this match will truly begin once Hangman is healthy and is ready to return to TV.￼
We at Wrestle Purists are sending love to Adam Page and hoping for a speedy recovery.
H/t to WrestleTalk for the transcription