Rusev not medically cleared to compete tonight at Elimination Chamber 2015

Locker room footage of Rusev following his leg injury: Exclusive, May 31, 2015

Rusev receives medical attention in the locker room area following an injury suffered in action, days prior to WWE Elimination Chamber 2015.

Due to a fractured foot suffered earlier this week, Rusev is not medically cleared to compete in tonight's Elimination Chamber Match for the vacated Intercontinental Title.

Renee Young broke the news moments ago on Periscope, live from Corpus Christi, Texas, the site of tonight's event. The Bulgarian Brute suffered the injury on SmackDown, previously reported.

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With Rusev out of action, what will become of his spot in tonight's match for the prestigious Intercontinental Championship? Will there be a replacement? And how will this breaking news affect the game plans of the other Chamber participants heading into WWE's fiercest battleground? Find out when Elimination Chamber takes over the award-winning WWE Network tonight at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. 

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