WWE, AEW, Impact, NJPW, ROH Injury Report List: Expected Returns, Inactive | Fightful Wrestler Injury List

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Roman Reigns: Announced he was battling leukemia on October 22. Sidelined indefinitely.

Triple H: Torn pectoral injury on 11/2, surgery on 11/6. Works as on-screen authority figure.

Jason Jordan: Recovering from neck surgery, out since January. Working as a producer

Fandango: Torn left labrum in early July. Sidelined until early 2019. Has started training for his return. Appears on WWE digital properties.

Sami Zayn: Double shoulder surgery in June 2018. Vignettes airing for his return. Training at the Performance Center.

Kevin Owens: Double knee surgery in October 2018. Vignettes airing for his return.

Goldust: Double knee surgery in July. Expected to return in 2019. Says the end of his career is nearing. Working as talent scout

Akam (Authors Of Pain): Underwent knee surgery in January (2019) and is expected to be out for two months.


Rowan: Torn right bicep in August. Cleared for return.

Sin Cara: Knee surgery on August 14. Expected back 2019, but said to be cleared.

Tye Dillinger: Sustained hand injury on 10/29, which required surgery. Began rehab 12/3.

Luke Harper: Out of action since early October with a wrist injury, underwent surgery. Cleared for return.


Tegan Nox: Tore ACL, MCL, LCL, dislocated kneecap, tore both meniscuses. No timetable for a return

Tino Sabbatelli: Torn pectoral muscle in late April 2018. Requires surgery. Out until early 2019.

Dakota Kai: Knee injury on 12/7. Confirmed ACL tear and surgery on Jan. 17

Eric Bugenhagen: Concussion. Appearing on WWE digital properties.


Cody Rhodes: Working with torn meniscus, surgery planned.

Joey Janela: "Sidelined up to a year" after September 2018 knee injury


Sonjay Dutt: Torn right achilles tendon. Return currently unknown. Has missed all of 2018. Has taken WrestleMania weekend appearance bookings. Works backstage for Impact.

Rosemary: Undisclosed knee injury in early February, out of action until early 2019. Returned at January 6 Impact PPV, hasn't wrestled yet.

Matt Sydal: Surgery in January, after mid-December injury to knee. Planning for March/April return.


Katsuyori Shibata: Subdural hematoma. but in-ring return unlikely. He commits to a return. Making meet & greet appearances for ROH.

Hikuleo: ACL injury on March 3. Set to return in February.

Hiromu Takahashi: Landed on neck and hospitalized on July 7. Back in Japan, will not require surgery.

Tenille Dashwood: Shoulder surgery in October 2018. Sidelined until 2019. Appearing in on-screen role.

Michael Elgin: Knee surgery on December 20 after sustaining bucket tear meniscus injury on November 30

Kota Ibushi: Pulled from January NJPW events due to a concussion sustained on 1/4. Said to not be serious.

Chris Sabin: Suffered knee injury on January 12. Believed to have torn ACL.

Flip Gordon: Suffered knee injury on January 13. Confirmed to have torn MCL. Expected back before Apr. 6.

Recent changes: Yoshi Hashi returned from injury after absence since March.


Marko Stunt: Broken leg on 11/17.

Jason Cade: Broken Ankle, hasn't wrestled since November 17. Pulled from 12/14 MLW show


Vanessa Kraven: Broken leg in late October, requires surgery.

Cuervo- Hospitalized in November with blood clot after being hit with cinder block.

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