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

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WWE RAW

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Asuka: On June 5th, Asuka posted a photo on X showing that she possibly had knee surgery. No date has been set for her return.

CM Punk: Punk tore his triceps at the Royal Rumble. Punk did get physical at Money in the Bank with Drew McIntyre. Currently, he is expected to face Drew at SummerSlam.

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.

Ivar (of The Viking Raiders): Ivar last wrestled on April 30th. On May 16th, he posted a photo of himself and his Doctor at Andrews Sports Medicine using the hashtag spine. The severity of the injury is unknown, and there is currently no estimated return date.

Tyler Bate: Michael Cole announced on the 7/8 edition of WWE Raw that Bate was injured during the 7/2 episode of NXT. On Tuesday, July 9th, Bate posted on Instagram that he tore his left pectoral major and tendon off the bone and the surgery was a success. Bate is expected to be out of action for the remainder of 2024.

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 and his return status are unknown at this time.

Roman Reigns: Inactive (planned time off)

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. Charlotte 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. Erik will be out for the foreseeable future. Erik was not included in the 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.

MVP: Inactive

Omos: Inactive; last in-ring appearance was on SmackDown on 04/05, the evening prior to Wrestlemania Night 1.

Raquel Rodriguez: Raquel is out of action and on medical leave. No estimated return date at this time. Raquel was not included in the 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.

Tamina: Inactive since February 2023. Has been backstage at multiple events. Tamina last wrestled on 2/27/2023. Tamina was not included in the 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. Valhalla was not included in the 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. She has posted videos on social media training in the ring.

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.

Gigi Dolin: Gigi is dealing with a significant knee injury per Fightful Select. However, she is still appearing on TV. There is no word on when she will return to action.

Javier Bernal: Javier announced on his Twitch Channel says he broke his foot on the June 7th edition of NXT Level Up. Javier had surgery and is expecting to miss at least six months.

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 was physically involved in a segment with MJF.

Adam Copeland: Adam said he had successful surgery on his fractured tibia in social media post in early Jun. There is no estimated return date.

Athena: ROH claims she dealing with an undisclosed injury. There is no estimated return date. Currently scheduled to return Death Before Dishonor on July 26th.

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. In a virtual signing with K&S Wrestlefest on June 17th, The Blade says he hopes to return by AEW All In.

Dalton Castle: Tony Khan announced in a social media post on 7/20 that Castle suffered an injury in his July 13th AEW Collision match against Roderick Strong. Khan stated that Castle will be sidelined for the remainder of 2024.

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

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 on July 9th, saying he had surgery. Kingston could be out nine months or more.

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. Hayter did attend a Dynamite within the past few months to complete a physical.

Jay White: White is sidelined with an injury; he last wrestled against Adam Page on the July 6th episode of AEW Dynamite. The extent of the injury is currently unknown and there is no estimated return date.

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.

Kole Carter: Kole announced in a social media post on 7/3/24 that he underwent successful surgery for a broken arm. There is no exact return date estimated.

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. Recently competed in a exhibition match at GLEAT Ver. 12 on July 1st. 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.

Matt Sydal: In a social media post on June 14th, Sydal announced that he underwent surgery for a right foot injury. He said the surgeon in the procedure would have to break and re-fuse three bones and use hardware to set his toes into the joints

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.

Riho: Riho announced on 7/7 in a social media post that she fractured her arm on the 7/6 edition of AEW Collision. There is no estimated return date at this time.

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 return.

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

Trent Beretta: Trent last wrestled at Double or Nothing. In a Social Media post on July 17th, describing multiple ailments that he is dealing with, which included bicep, neck, and throbbing neck pain.

TNA

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

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

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

Shota Umino: It was announced on June 15th that Umino would miss the NJPW SOUL event on June 16th because of a back injury. Umino last wrestled at the June 12th AEW Rampage taping. There is no estimated return date at this time.

YOH: YOH sustained a dislocated left shoulder and damage to the shoulder labrum during NJPW Sakura Genesis. There is currently no estimated return date.

MLW:

None

MARIGOLD:

None

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.

Jordan Oliver: On 7/7/24, in social media post, Jordan Oliver announced he tore his ACL at GCW's Worst Behavior. There is no estimated return date at this time.

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. In an interview with Fightful's In the Weeds, he said he is getting Stem Cell treatment.

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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