Bayley Injures Shoulder On Raw, SummerSlam Status Uncertain

Bayley, the current No.1 contender to Alexa Bliss' Raw Women's Championship, suffered a shoulder injury and now her status in regards to competing at SummerSlam is up in the air.

WWE posted an announcement, which can be seen below, confirming Bayley's right shoulder injury.

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Bayley suffers a shoulder injury Monday night on Raw

During her match with Nia Jax on the July 31 edition of Raw, Bayley suffered an injury to her right shoulder.

The former Raw Women's Champion was evaluated by medical personnel, but the official diagnosis was inconclusive due to the amount of swelling involved. Bayley has been told to rest the shoulder until next week, at which point doctors are hopeful that the swelling will have sufficiently gone down so that she may be reevaluated and a firm verdict can be reached.

"Everything just tensed up around it," Bayley told shortly after her match on Monday night. "I've never had an injury like this before, so I can't really know what it is. I guess we're gonna see."

Dr. Chris Amann told, "We've determined the injury is shoulder-related, and she will be going under further diagnostic testing later this week to determine the extent of the injury and also establish a timetable for recovery."

Check back with for more details on Bayley's injury as they become available.

A video above shows Bayley working with medical staff on her shoulder and Bayley admitting that this is unlike any other injury that she has had in her career up to this point.

Bayley won the opportunity to wrestle Bliss for the title at SummerSlam after beating Sasha Banks in a No. 1 contenders match on the July 24 edition of Raw. 

SummerSlam takes place at the Barclays Center on August 20 and it will be shown live on the WWE Network. Fightful will have complete coverage of the pay-per-view along with a live post-SummerSlam podcast.


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