UPDATE: PWInsider is reporting that the injury is legit and that it is to his ankle.
Unfortunately for Elias his King of the Ring dreams have ended early.
WWE.com announced that “the Drifter” will not compete against Chad Gable in their King of the Ring semifinals due to an unspecified injury. No replacement has been made yet.
Here’s the full announcement:
Due to an injury, Elias will not compete in his scheduled King of the Ring semifinal match against Chad Gable.
Stay with WWE Digital platforms and watch SmackDown LIVE tonight on USA Network at 8/7 c for further updates as the situation develops
Either way, the King of the Ring will continue.