Xavier Woods Reveals He Suffered A Torn Plantaris, Gives Timetable For His Return

Kings Woods had to start off G4's Attack of the Show on January 13 from his throne as he has revealed he's suffered an injury.

Xavier Woods took part in a Street Fight alongside Kofi Kingston against Jimmy and Jey Uso on January 7, 2021. during that weekend, Big E found himself teaming with the Viking Raiders against The Bloodline at WWE Live Events.

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Now, nearly a week later, Xavier Woods, during the opening of G4’s Attack of the Show on January 13, Xavier Woods revealed that he suffered a torn Plantaris, which he explained is the muscle underneath his calf.

When asked how it happened, he said he was attempting to do a jumping DDT during a match but he did not explain what match the injury occurred in and who he was in the ring with.

“Yeah, so I was jumping in the ring to do a DDT. I spring off the bottom rope and grab the guy and then run his head into the ground hopefully shattering all the bones in his body so I can pin him and win the match, and make more money. So I did that part still but in the process — No, just jumping off the rope, so nothing like — not a shark attack, not a steel chair hit, not a machine gun, not a machete. I just jumped.”

When asked when in the match his injury took place, Woods revealed that there was still a little bit left in the match but he was able to take care of everything safely and that he will only be out for four to six weeks.

“I still had some stuff to do. But in those situations, you've got to figure out like, 'Am I hurt to the point where I can no longer like go forward? Am I hurt to the point where I could mess up and possibly negatively affect someone else's health?’ You gotta keep everybody safe in there, and I was okay. You know, this sucks. I can't do this or that but I can do this for this. We finished everything and it's all cool. So, like, four to six weeks, and I'll be good.”

King Woods is not the only SmackDown Superstar to suffer an injury recently. Sasha Banks suffered a foot injury that will keep her out past the Royal Rumble as well. Learn more here.

We here at Fightful wish Xavier Woods a speedy recovery.

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