Rusev took to Twitter today and wrote his first public comments since the change was announced. The comments were re-tweeted by Lana and can be seen below.
Life is life..... it will be #RusevDay somewhere— . (@RusevBUL) April 12, 2018
The storyline reason for Rusev being pulled was Lana refusing to allow him to compete in the Casket Match. Chris Jericho will be replacing Rusev in the Casket Match against The Undertaker that is scheduled for WWE's Greatest Royal Rumble event on Friday, April 27th from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, which will air live on the WWE Network that day beginning with the Kickoff pre-show at 11am EST.