WWE, AEW, TNA, NJPW Wrestler Injury Report List: Expected Returns, Inactives | Fightful

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WWE RAW

Saraya vs. Mariah May Added To 5/29 AEW Dynamite

Asuka: On May 15th, Asuka posted on X, that she has been dealing with knee issues. There is no date set for a return.

CM Punk: Punk tore his triceps at the Royal Rumble. Punk did get physical at WrestleMania XL with Drew McIntyre. There is no estimated return date.

Cruz Del Toro: On 4/18, Del Toro shared a picture on Instagram of himself lying in a hospital bed with a cast on his arm. There was no definitive description of the injury nor a given timetable for recovery.

Dominik Mysterio: Dominik was pulled from the WWE April 2024 European tour. He was sporting an arm brace on the 4/22/24 edition of Raw. There is no estimated return date, but will still continue to be on television.

Seth Rollins: On 4/19, Becky Lynch appeared on RTE's Late, Late Show. She said Seth Rollins had knee surgery for a torn meniscus on 4/16/24

Zelina Vega: WWE Raw GM announced on May 12th that Vega was not cleared to wrestle and was pulled from the Queen of the Ring tournament. There is no estimated return date. She did appear on the 5/20 episode of Raw.

WWE SMACKDOWN

Bobby Lashley: Nick Aldis announced in a social media post that Bobby Lashley has not been cleared to compete in his King of the Ring match on 5/10 against Tama Tonga. The injury is unknown, and his return status is also unknown at this time.

WWE Unassigned:

Alexa Bliss: Maternity Leave, she last wrestled at the 2023 Royal Rumble. There is no estimated return date.

Brock Lesnar: Inactive, Removed from future creative considerations.

Big E: Broken neck on March 11, 2022. He says he feels 100%, though he has no estimated return date.

Carmella: She and her husband, Corey Graves, recently announced the birth of their child. There is no estimated return date. Carmella last wrestled on 3/12/2023.

Charlotte Flair: On the 12/15/23 SmackDown, WWE Commentator Kevin Patrick said Flair will miss at least nine months after tearing her ACL, MCL, and Meniscus. Was not included in 2024 Draft Pool.

Dexter Lumis: Inactive since May 29th, 2023. Was not included in 2024 Draft Pool.

Erik of The Viking Raiders: In an Instagram post on November 1st, Erik announced that he had C6/C7 neck fusion surgery. He will be out for the foreseeable future. Was not included in 2024 Draft Pool.

Jimmy Uso: Fightful Select reported on 4/24 that Jimmy is out with an undisclosed injury. There is no timetable set for a return.

Nikki Cross: Nikki is considered inactive. She last wrestled on the November 6th, 2023, edition of Raw. Does not have a return date. Was not included in 2024 Draft Pool.

Raquel Rodriguez: Raquel is out of action and on medical leave. No estimated return date at this time. Was not included in 2024 Draft Pool.

Rhea Ripley: On the Raw after Mania, Rhea suffered an upper-body injury. She had to vacate the WWE Women's World Championship. There is no estimated return date. Was not included in 2024 Draft Pool.

Shotzi: It was confirmed that Shotzi has a torn ACL. She suffered the injury on February 13th when NXT was filming for their February 20th episode. Shotzi is expected to miss nine months or more. Was not included in 2024 Draft Pool. She noted in late May that she'd undergone stem cell treatments and was also healing a back injury.

Sonya Deville: Torn ACL on July 28, 2023. Sonya appeared on the 5/20 episode of Raw in a non-physical role.

Tamina: Inactive since February 2023. Has been backstage at multiple events. Tamina last wrestled on 2/27/2023. Was not included in 2024 Draft Pool.

Valhalla: Valhalla announced in an Instagram post that she and her husband are expecting their second child in November 2024. Valhalla will be out for the foreseeable future. Was not included in 2024 Draft Pool.

WWE NXT:

Cora Jade: Cora will be out of action because of a torn ACL that she suffered on January 12th. She appeared on a May live event in a non-wrestling role.

Dani Palmer: On January 31st, Dani announced in an Instagram post that she would need to have a double hip surgery. There is no estimated return date.

Jacy Jayne: Jacy confirmed in a social media post on 5/7 that she is dealing with a broken nose. There is no timetable for how long she will be out.

Meiko Satomura: Inactive

Nikkita Lyons: She has an Undisclosed Injury. On the 3/18 edition of the Hall of Fame Podcast with Booker T, she stated that she hopes to be back in time for Halloween Havoc.

Saquon Shugars: On April 3rd, in a social media post, Saquon posted a photo of himself in the hospital with a photo of an x-ray of his knee. The extent of the injury is unknown, and there is no estimated return date.

AEW

Adam Cole: Announced on the 9/27/23 AEW Dynamite that he broke his ankle in three places and will need surgery. Adam appeared at AEW Double or Nothing on 5/26 without a walking boot and took a move.

Bandido: Bandido provided an update on December 1st. He says he does not know how long he will be out of action with his injured wrist and has had two surgeries.

The Blade: Blade is out with a lower back injury. He has two ruptured and two bulging discs. There is no estimated return date.

Danhausen: Danhausen is inactive in AEW but has been performing at Independent shows.

Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D.: On the December 28th Media Call for AEW's Worlds End PPV. AEW President Tony Khan said that Baker is on the injured list.

Dralistico: Inactive; Dralistico is inactive in AEW but has been performing at Independent shows.

Eddie Kingston: It was reported on 5/20 that Eddie tore his ACL during his match at NJPW Resurgence on May 10th. Eddie was pulled from the upcoming Anarchy in the Arena match set for Double or Nothing. There is no estimated return date at this time. Eddie posted a photo of himself on Instagram wearing a leg cast.

Jamie Hayter: Hayter has been out of action since late May of 2023. Fightful Select confirmed that she would be out for the foreseeable future.

Jeff Hardy: On the 5/2 podcast of The Extreme Life of Matt Hardy, Matt said his brother is cleared for an in-ring return.

Julia Hart: Fightful Select reported on 4/28 that Julia is out with an undisclosed injury. There is no estimated return date.

Keith Lee: Tony Khan announced that Keith Lee is injured and was not cleared to participate against Swerve Strickland at Worlds End. There is no timetable for his return.

Kenny Omega: On December 15th, Omega posted on X that he would be out indefinitely. Omega was diagnosed with diverticulitis. Kenny will appear on the 5/1 edition of Dynamite. Fightful Select reported that Omega underwent surgery in mid-May.

Kota Ibushi: Kota wrestled Naomichi Marufuji at NOAH's The New Year Show. NOAH announced Kota had been diagnosed with a right tibiofibular ligament tear and a right ankle lateral ligament complex injury. There is no timetable set for his return.

Mark Davis: On October 2nd, 2023, Davis tweeted that he snapped his wrist, and it has not been determined how long he will be out due to injury.

Marq Quen: Marq Quen is sidelined with an undisclosed injury, he is expected back soon

Miro: Has been sidelined with an injury. He last wrestled at AEW Worlds End. There is no estimated return date. Fightful Select reported that the company was hoping they could get him back in the spring, but was behind on recovery.

Ortiz: In Isiah Kassidy's vlog from 3/31/24, Ortiz stated he had a torn pec and would be having surgery in two weeks and have a four-month recovery period. Based on Ortiz's estimation, he could potentially return in mid-August.

Penelope Ford: Inactive

Powerhouse Hobbs: Hobbs suffered a knee injury in his match against Jon Moxley on the 4/24 episode of AEW Dynamite. Fightful Select was able to confirm Bryan Alvarez's reporting on the injury and on 5/1 reported that his injury would require surgery.

Ruby Soho: Maternity Leave. Announced pregnancy after AEW Dynamite ended on 4/17/24.

Sammy Guevara: Per Fightful Select, Sammy Guevara was suspended because of what transpired in his match against Jeff Hardy. In mid-May Fightful confirmed he was no longer suspended, but hadn't returned to TV.

Scorpio Sky: Injured, Scorpio last wrestled on October 7th, 2023. Scorpio is dealing with an injury that is currently undisclosed. Vignettes have aired for his returned.

Tay Melo: Maternity leave. Gave birth in December. Announced in a Social Media post that she is training for a return.

Wheeler Yuta: Fightful Select reported an update on Wheeler Yuta's injury on May 9th. Yuta is dealing with concussion-related matters. Yuta last wrestled on the January 10th episode of Rampage. There is no estimated return date. He was backstage at AEW Double or Nothing.

TNA

Brian Myers: It was announced that Myers suffered a shoulder injury in his tag team match against Speedball Mountain at TNA Rebellion.

Eric Young: It was announced that Young suffered an ear injury in his match against Frankie Kazarian at TNA Rebellion.

Joe Doering: Inactive; announced in August of 2022 that he had brain cancer.

Josh Alexander: In a social media post on 5/8, Alexander said he had to pull out of his independent dates for the rest of the month. He said he was not injured, and it was all precautionary. We will continue to monitor.

KiLynn King: It was announced that KiLynn has a Torn ACL. On 2/6/24, KiLynn shared on her Instagram that she had her surgery. She is expected to miss 9-12 months.

NJPW

HENARE: HENARE suffered a head injury at NJPW New Beginning on February 11th. There is no set date for his return.

Master Wato: NJPW on January 23rd announced that Master Wato has a Torn ACL; it is currently not known how long he will be sidelined.

Ryusuke Taguchi: NJPW announced that Taguchi would miss Dontaku because of injuries sustained in a bicycle accident.

Tetsuya Endo: Tatsuya was pulled from the All Together Event due to injury. The injury is not know at this time and there is no estimated return date

MLW:

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MARIGOLD:

Giulia: On May 21st, Marigold announced on social media that Giulia had suffered a fracture of the distal end of her right radius and has been pulled from upcoming dates. The injury will not require surgery, and she is expected to miss at least six weeks.

AAA:

Vikingo: Vikingo injured his knee in a match on Saturday, February 17th. It is feared that Vikingo could have ligament damage. However, that is not confirmed. Vikingo will likely miss an extended period of time.

OTHERS:

Bobby Buffett: Bobby announced on March 4th that he suffered an ACL injury. He says there is no set timetable for his return.

Cara Noir: Shared an injury update via Twitter on July 14th. He believes he could be out for 12 months or longer. Noir suffered multiple injuries in his foot at Progress 151 on April 23, 2023.

Cassie Lee: Inactive, she is on maternity leave

Davienne: "Not accepting bookings for the foreseeable future" while sidelined.

Kidd Bandit: Bandit stated in a Social Media post on 4/17/24 that they plan on having more cosmetic surgery and will work to return to being in ring shape. There is no estimated return date at this time.

Matt Cardona: Cardona stated in a social media post on 4/17/24 that he has a torn pec. He says he will have surgery but did not state when he would have it. There is no estimated return date. He's doing seminars and serving as GCW GM.

Sanely: CMLL announced in a Press Release on 10/19/23 that Sanely tore her right MCL, damaged her ACL, and will miss 6-8 months.

Sawyer Wreck: Sawyer announced in a social media post that she would have to have surgery for a broken hand. There is no estimated return date.

Shayne Hawke: Announced in a tweet on July 12th, 2023, that he has a broken neck and back. He will be out for the foreseeable future.

Valentina Rossi: On 2/14, Valentina posted on X that she would be out for an extensive amount of time with a torn ACL & Meniscus

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