Both WWE and AEW's lineups have actually been bitten by the injury bug in recent months. Thanks to injuries from the likes of CM Punk, Cody Rhodes, Randy Orton and Bryan Danielson, both companies have needed to drop significant plans for their pay-per-views, turning the Summer of 2022 into something rather different than originally planned. Below is the full list of every major injury wrestlers have actually suffered in both companies since the start of the year.
AEW returns to pay-per-view this Sunday with the Forbidden Door crossover event with New Japan. WWE's next premium live event, Money in the Bank, takes place on July 2 in Las Vegas.
Just two months after his WWE Championship reign was given an abrupt end, E took an overhead belly-to-belly suplex outside the ring from Ridge Holland on the March 11 episode of SmackDown. He arrived on his neck, fracturing his C1 and C6 vertebrae at the same time. Fortunately, E has offered current updates showing that he no longer needs the neck brace and has enhanced motion in his neck.
Shirai's last match was at the NXT Stand & Deliver event on April 2, however news of her injury didn't drop until noon. The type and intensity have actually not been validated, though she was found with a leg brace.
For only the second time In my profession An injury has actually put me on the shelf. I'll be back soon. In the meantime I will be putting in the work to come back better than I was before my little obstacle. See you men soon!
Benjamin announced in May that, for only the 2nd time in his wrestling career, he's on the rack with an injury. He did not disclose what it was or for how long he 'd be out.
Without entering too much information. bc of the attack after Elevation on Monday, I needed to undergo a treatment today to repair my knee. Story of my life..1 advance, 2 steps back.-- Anthony Bowens.
Bowens suffered a knee injury in May, but has actually handled to stay active on tv together with Max Caster and The Gunn Club. This is excellent news because everyone enjoys The Acclaimed!
On April 5th, during AEW Dark Elevation, I suffered an injury. After landing on my feet from a moonsault, I tore my ACL. Today I was lastly able to get my surgery.
Cole has reportedly been dealing with a variety of injuries recently, consisting of an issue with his labrum, that has led to him avoiding of in-ring action since beating Samoa Joe at Double or Nothing for the finals of the Owen Hart Cup Tournament. Despite that, he's still being teased for a match at Forbidden Door.
Punk suffered a leg injury days after winning the AEW World Championship at Double or Nothing, and as a result, he had to be pulled from his AEW World Championship match with Hiroshi Tanahashi at Forbidden Door. However, AEW chose to keep the championship on him and crown an interim champion, which will set up for a unification match down the road.
Danielson has run out action considering that the Anarchy in the Arena match at Double or Nothing, with clashing reports of whether or not he's dealing with a concussion. He verified on this week's AEW Dynamite that he would be required to miss Forbidden Door and Blood and Guts, though guaranteed fans he would be back soon.
I entered into last nights match with my knee troubling me and sadly in the opening minutes I strained a muscle that goes from my knee up through my groin. My right leg was useless from then on.-- Scorpio Sky.
Sky is supposedly handling a knee injury, but won't be stripped of the TNT Championship.
The Bunny (aka Allie) hasn't wrestled given that April and validated on Wednesday that she's been dealing with a concealed injury.
Matthews announced this week he's dealing with a shoulder injury after losing his qualifying match for the AEW All-Atlantic Championship.
Hardy's knee was apparently banged up after competing in a tag team match at AAA Triplemania: Tijuana this past week, with swelling in his knee.
The Nightmare Family member will supposedly miss out on the remainder of the summer season due to a knee injury. He hasn't wrestled given that May.