On the latest episode of WWE SmackDown, Santos Escobar defeated Rey Mysterio during the finals of the US Title Invitational. The victory secured Escobar an opportunity to challenge Austin Theory for the WWE United States Championship.
Escobar is scheduled to challenge Theory for the United States Title on WWE SmackDown in just two weeks. After their match, Escobar displayed sportsmanship by checking on Mysterio after he appeared to be injured. As for Mysterio’s condition, WWE has yet to provide an update, leaving fans uncertain if the injury is part of the storyline or a genuine one.