Kevin Owens Absent From WWE Raw Taping on Wednesday

-- Kevin Owens - one of WWE Raw's top superstars - missed the show's taping on Wednesday, as originally reported by and later corroborated by independent sources. According to this report, Owens approached WWE officials, amicably expressing his concerns about competing after the recent positive COVID-19 test, and the company had no problems letting him sit out and in no way pressured him to attend. Others in WWE also stated that there was no heat on Owens for respectfully making this decision. While the report did not confirm a return date for Owens, sources have indicated that he will be back at the next set of tapings, which is scheduled for the end of the month with two Raw shows to be filmed.