Tony Khan Says Lance Archer Suffered A Neck Injury, Won't Rush Him Back

Lance Archer is on the mend.

Archer last wrestled on the October 23 episode of AEW Dynamite, losing to Eddie Kingston in the AEW World Title Eliminator Tournament. Archer suffered an injury in that match, landing awkwardly on his head after an attempted moonsault.

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Speaking to the media during the AEW Full Gear post-show scrum, Tony Khan provided an update on Archer.

"He's here. He's good. Thankfully, he came out of it good. It was a neck injury, not a head injury. He cleared all the impact testing, concussion, all the stuff over the last several weeks. He twisted his neck, but he's good," he said.

When asked when Archer would return, Khan replied, "I'm not exactly sure. I don't want to rush. We have so many great stars. Lance is a really important wrestler for us and has hit on so many great things for us like winning the IWGP US Title in the Texas Deathmatch. It was a great and he had a great match with (Hiroshi) Tanahashi. I don't have an exact date, but I don't see any point in rushing him. With a neck injury, you don't want to rush it. He was here today and the doc was checking up on him. He's in great spirits and he's had a great 2021."

It is unknown when Archer will return to the ring.

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