The latest update on David Finlay Jr.
On. Feb. 23, David Finlay Jr. suffered a shoulder injury in his NJPW-ROH Honor Rising bout. Finlay revealed that he dislocated his shoulder but was able to pop it back into place. Finlay said, "I’ll see a doctor when I’m home to see what the damage is but hopefully it’s nothing too serious."
Unfortunately, it looks to be serious. Finlay took to social media to announce that he has suffered a torn labrum.
The shoulder man said my labrum is torn. He’s gotta get deep up in there and tie everything back together or whatever shoulder people do.— David Finlay (@THEdavidfinlay) March 7, 2019
Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer reports that Finlay needs surgery and is expected to be out of action for at least six months.
Finlay was announced as one of the 32 competitors in the New Japan Cup, but was pulled from the tournament and replaced by Ryusuke Taguchi. You can keep up with all the injury news in the world of professional wrestling with Fightful's injury report.