Big E Gives Latest Update On Potential In-Ring Return, Wishes He Had More Information For Fans

Big E gives the latest update on his potential return.

Big E has been sidelined since the March 11, 2022 episode of WWE SmackDown when he suffered a neck injury when he landed on his head following a belly-to-belly suplex from Ridge Holland. Big E fractured his C1 vertebrae and C6 vertebrae, but didn't suffer any ligament or spinal cord damage.

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Appearing on Busted Open Radio, Big E was asked if there was any update regarding a potential return to competition.

"I wish I had more information for you. Right now, there is really no timeline. I've been to a few different doctors who have looked over my scans. I don't have any issues, I feel great, but I broke my C1 in two different places, it's called a Jefferson fracture and because of the nature of the fracture, it takes longer to heal. Initially, they told me three months. I thought three months and I would be back to wrestling, but things ended up being more complex. There are chances I might take with a broken forearm or finger. An ACL (injury), I've had before. I started wrestling when I was 23, and at the time, I was like, 'If I die in the ring, doing what I love, so be it.' I'm 37 now and you see life differently and you have other things to think about. I'm trying to make the best decision for myself and my health moving forward. I don't have any answers," he said.

Big E thanked the fans and talent for their support while he's been away, saying that the mental aspect of the injury has been easier thanks to the support.

During his time away, Big E has continued to work on Our Heroes Rock with Andreas Hale and Jonathan Davenport. Fans can learn more about the project, and their short film "Bridges" by clicking here.

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