Report on why Xavier Woods wasn’t at the 12/18/23 edition of WWE RAW with Kofi Kingston

Kofi Kingston appeared on the December 18th 2023 edition of WWE RAW as “Kofi Claus” but his New Day tag team partner Xavier Woods was not with him and wasn’t part of the show at all. In regards to Woods’ absence, Mike Johnson of noted the following…

“While we have not confirmed the nature of the issue, we are told Woods is banged up and has been taken off the road to heal up. We are told Woods was in Birmingham, Alabama a few weeks ago as well.”

New Day had been scheduled for the RAW brand Holiday Tour dates after Christmas but now only Kofi is being advertised.