WWE.com is reporting that Intercontinental Champion Daniel Bryan has not been medically cleared to compete at tonight's Extreme Rules pay-per-view. Bryan was scheduled to defend the Intercontinental Title against five-time I.C. Champion Wade "Bad News" Barrett.
The following comes from WWE.com:
WWE.com has learned that Daniel Bryan is medically unable to compete tonight at WWE Extreme Rules. Therefore, there will be no Intercontinental Championship defense.
How will this breaking news affect the Intercontinental Championship picture? Stay with WWE.com all night long for updates as this story develops.
Meanwhile, WWE.com has also learned that Bad News Barrett, Daniel Bryan’s original opponent, will now face Neville in the WWE Extreme Rules Kickoff at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, available for free on WWE.com, the WWE App, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Pheed and the award-winning WWE Network.