Jeff Hardy had a rough night at AEW Double or Nothing.
At the May 29 event, The Hardys faced and defeated The Young Bucks, proving that though their in their after-prime (as Jeff would say), they're still one of the greatest tag teams in the world. That being said, Jeff Hardy did not make it out of the match unscathed.
During the newest episode of his The Extreme Life of Matt Hardy podcast (via AdFreeShows), Matt revealed that Jeff was nearly knocked out early in the match. This is why he did not participate in the 10-Man Tag this past Wednesday on AEW Dynamite.
"Yeah, I was happy with the match, especially considering very early on in the match Jeff was almost knocked out. So he got hurt pretty bad. That's why he's being pulled from the match in Los Angeles, obviously. So he was kind of running on fumes going through the match. He still held up his end of the bargain pretty good in the big scheme of things," Matt said.
Though they have a couple of ideas of when the injury may have been sustained, Matt says it's hard to be sure as Jeff has no recollection of the match.
"We have a couple of ideas but we're not sure. He has no recollection. He doesn't remember the match at all after that happened, so thank God The Young Bucks are The Young Bucks and I'm me and we were -- he was literally just a vessel being given directions throughout the match to kind of do what he was supposed to do. So considering he really got knocked loopy terribly at some point earlier in the match, he still did pretty good to go through and do everything he did. It's so funny that he's just still such a great athlete and so good at what he does. If you're looking at the Swanton he does on the stairs, he still does it perfectly and he didn't realize he was supposed to do it until he was told he was supposed to do it," he said.
It is unclear at this time how long Jeff will be out of action. Matt did state that after Jeff's recent run of matches, it would be good for him to have a couple of weeks off. Should any updated be provided, Fightful will be sure to keep you posted.
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