The Revival’s WWE main roster push suddenly on hold due to injury
It's a tough blow for a tag team with a bright future on Raw
NXT has done a great job supplying WWE's main roster with tag teams ready-made for success. Following in the footsteps of American Alpha, The Revival made their debut on the Raw after WrestleMania 33 and immediately put the rest of the roster on notice.
However, after two massive wins in consecutive weeks on WWE TV, The Revival looks to be headed for the sidelines for the next two months. WWE announced Monday that Dash Wilder fractured his jaw last Friday in an NXT live event and will miss eight weeks of action.
The Revival fought Shinsuke Nakamura and Hideo Itami on the show, which was part of a three-event farewell tour for the tag team, Nakamura and Tye Dillinger -- all main-roster call-ups after WrestleMania.
Wilder is set to get his jaw wired Friday morning, one week after he suffered the injury.
The former NXT tag team champions earned a pair of victories over The New Day in their main roster debuts but were not currently part of the Raw title picture as The Hardy Boyz are set to defend their newly-won belts against Cesaro & Sheamus at Payback on Sunday, April 30.
With Raw's next pay-per-view, Extreme Rules, set for June 4, it is looking like The Revival will be unable to contend for the belts until July at the earliest. Of course, Wilder's partner Scott Dawson could fight in singles action until then, and Wilder could appear on TV in his corner, though how that would play into storylines remains to be seen at this time.
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