Fightful's WWE, Impact, NJPW, ROH Injury Report: Expected Returns, More

Fightful.com will keep a running injury report, and update each accordingly. You can also see our updated contract expiration list at this link.

RAW

Paige: Out since July due to neck injury and subsequent surgery.  Cleared to return

Summer Rae: Out since mid-August 2016 with neck injury. Cleared for return.

Scott Dawson: Ruptured bicep early August, surgery performed. Expected return: December-January.

Big Cass: Torn ACL August 21. Expected return: After WrestleMania.

Samoa Joe: Knee injury on August 26. Set to return at the end of October.

Asuka: Broken collarbone on August 20. Expected return: October 23

Jeff Hardy: Shoulder surgery. Expected return, spring 2018

Big Show: Hip surgery, out past his contract expiration of February 2018

Recently returned: Kane
 

SMACKDOWN

Nikki Bella: Aggravated neck injury. Targeted return, 2018

Recently returned: Primo Colon, Xavier Woods

NXT: 

Tommaso Ciampa: Sprained ankle on May 18. Suffered ACL tear May 20. Expected return in early 2018.

Buddy Murphy: Ankle injury on July 20. Hasn't wrestled since.

Bronson Mathews: Out since 2016 with concussion-related issues. No timetable for a return.

GLOBAL FORCE WRESTLING:

Adam Thornstowe: Torn bicep in early-April.  Working through injury.

Diamante: Elbow injury in April, Knee injury in July. Return unknown

ROH/NJPW

Katsuyori Shibata: Subdural hematoma. Returned to NJPW TV August 13, but in-ring return unlikely. 

Henare: Suffered Achilles injury February 21. Expected return: Fall

Tomoaki Honma: Cervical vertebrae injury in March. Moved to rehab hospital as of May 18. Return unlikely.

Mark Briscoe: Dislocated elbow on October 13. Return unknown. 

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