Mickie James opens up about her injury.

At the June 1 WWE live event in Waco, TX, Mickie James suffered an ACL tear during her match against Carmella. On July 17, James underwent surgery for the injury. She is expected to be sidelined until April 2020.

Speaking to her website, James discussed her injury.

“From the very moment of impact, I knew something was wrong. I hoped against all odds that it wasn’t a serious injury, but it was that bad,” James said. “I don’t fault Carmella. She has always been a professional. I’ve been very lucky to avoid major injuries in the past; but eventually, everyone’s luck runs out in the ring. After 20 years, I guess mine did.”

While she won't be in a wrestling ring anytime soon, James will continue to make appearances and plans to keep fans updated on her status.

“You’re going to see me doing things I haven’t been able to do in ages,” James said. “We’re talking fan expos and conventions, more music performances and, of course, appearances with WWE. I’ve worked hard with my team to line up some incredible features for our website and social media,” James said. “I won’t give out all the spoilers just yet, but there is going to be a lot of things happening on my website and on my social media accounts that you will be thrilled to see.”

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