Sami Zayn/WWE Update (5/1/2020)

Backstage News On Reason Sami Zayn Missed SmackDown, Update On His Future WWE Status

It appears Sami Zayn missed WWE Friday Night SmackDown last week for a personal reason.

Zayn was not on WWE Friday Night SmackDown on April 24th with Shinsuke Nakamura and Cesaro because he decided not to be there, according to the latest issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter at

He was originally scripted into the show, but exercised his option to not travel and attend, as everyone in WWE has been given the freedom to do.

As of this writing, it is still unclear if Zayn will be back for tonight’s episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown (May 1st), or if he’s decided to continue to stay at home during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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