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

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Samoe Joe: Suffered a broken thumb. Evaluation in late December

EC3: Out of action since September 2019 with a concussion.

Recent News: Matt Hardy returns


Jinder Mahal: Ruptured Patella Tendon on June 15. Underwent surgery on June 28. Expected back early November per WWE internal list.

Elias: Pulled from King of the Ring due to undisclosed injury, reappeared on TV in late November

Xavier Woods: Achilles injury, didn't wrestle WWE Australia dates. Had successful surgery. Out until Summer 2020

Recent news: Sheamus set to return. Alexa Bliss returns.

WWE Unassigned:

Ember Moon: Out with an Achilles or ankle injury. Left out of WWE draft pool.

Big Show: Hip surgery in December 2018. Working on film and TV projects.

Naomi: Out of action since July Left out of WWE draft pool. Advertised for live events

Jeff Hardy: Vacated Smackdown Tag Team Championships on 4/30 after tearing PCL four years ago. Expected back early November per WWE internal list. Left out of WWE draft pool. Court date in December

Ronda Rousey: Broken hand at WrestleMania 35. Underwent surgery the week after WrestleMania. Almost severed her finger in August.

Jason Jordan: Recovering from neck surgery, out since January 2018. Working as a producer.

Nia Jax: Tore both ACLs. Typical return time 8-14 months. Left out of WWE draft pool. Back at WWE Performance Center.

Ruby Riott: Right shoulder surgery on 5/22 for bilateral injury. Left shoulder to get surgery soon. Expected return: Royal Rumble 2020 per WWE internal list. Left out of WWE draft pool.

Mickie James: Underwent surgery for torn ACL on July 16th, 2019. Estimated return time, April 2020 per WWE internal list. Left out of WWE draft pool. Doing announcing work.

The Usos: Out of action since July. Left out of WWE draft pool.

Lars Sullivan: Knee injury will force him to miss 6-9 months. Internal WWE injury report lists him as out until late June 2020. Left out of WWE draft pool.

The Ascension: Out of action since April 2019

Brian Kendrick: Taking a break from in-ring action


Tino Sabbatelli: Torn pectoral muscle in late April 2018. Requires surgery.

Eddie Dennis: Torn left pectoral. Hopeful return for fall 2019.

Karen Q: Suffered broken leg on 7/27.

Rachael Ellering: Torn ACL on 7/27. Will undergo surgery. Appeared on Watch Along.

Kavita Devi: Torn ACL. Surgery on 8/15

Velveteen Dream: Suffered lumbar injury on Sept. 18. Not cleared.

Joaquin Wilde: Cleared in early November after eye surgery.

Damian Priest: Not cleared for 12/4 NXT

Johnny Gargano: "Not medically cleared" on NXT's kayfabe injury report.

Aliyah: Nasal fracture and possible orbital fracture on NXT's kayfabe injury report.

Rhea Ripley: Strained vocal box on NXT's kayfabe injury report.

Pete Dunne: Day-to-day with knee injury on NXT's kayfabe injury report.

Boa: Shoulder surgery in mid-November

Recent news: KUSHIDA returned


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Killer Kross: Contract dispute with IMPACT Wrestling

Tessa Blanchard: Eye injury caused her to be pulled from WrestleCade on 11/30. Taking the rest of the year off.

Jordynne Grace: Not injured, taking December off.


Katsuyori Shibata: Subdural hematoma that sidelined him for years. Got physical in August 2019 angle.

Kelly Klein: Dealing with a concussion.

Recent News: TK O'Ryan returned


None listed.

Vanessa Kraven: Broken leg in late October, required surgery. Has done meet and greets.

Chris Sabin: Suffered knee injury on January 12. Believed to have torn ACL. Had successful surgery. Guest coached at WWE PC.

La Parka: Diagnosed with a neck & cervical fracture after 10/20 fall. Taken out of intensive care.

Recent News: Cuervo set to return. Anthony Stone returned after broken collarbone, two collapsed lungs, four broken ribs on 1/27

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