Panic as Wrestling Star Breaks Neck During WWE Smackdown Match
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Panic as Wrestling Star Breaks Neck During WWE Smackdown Match

  • Big E was left with a broken neck after he awkwardly fell on his head during a Smackdown match with Ridge Holland
  • The wrestling star had to be taken out on a stretcher before he was rushed to the hospital from where he delivered an update on his condition
  • Big E teamed up with Kofi Kingston for a tag team match against Ridge Holland and Sheamus during the fateful night

Wrestler Big E sent everyone into a panic after he suffered a horror neck injury during a WWE Smackdown match on Friday, March 11.

Big E is understood to have sustained the injury as he took on Ridge Holland in an epic match staged in Alabama.

Big E arrives for his match during the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Crown Jewel pay-per-view in the Saudi capital Riyadh on October 21, 2021. (Photo by Fayez Nureldine / AFP)
The wrestling star had to be taken out on a stretcher before he was rushed to the hospital from where he delivered an update on his condition. Photo by Fayez Nureldine.
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How Big E broke his neck

According to The Sun citing CBS Sport, the incident happened during the show's opening match which saw Big E team up with Koffi Kingston, with the duo coming up against Sheamus and Ridge Holland.

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However, everything did not go according to plan as Big E had to be rushed to the hospital after he suffered a horrific injury.

Reports claim the wrestler received a belly-to-belly suplex from Holland, only for the tactic to go wrong as Big E landed directly on his head resulting in a serious neck injury.

Big E shares an update on his injury from the hospital bed

The 36-year-old has since shared an update on his condition with his fans, revealing he sustained a broken neck after the incident.

In a video shared by the tag team wrestler on his social media accounts, Big E thanked his fans for their outpouring support, vowing to come back stronger.

"I can move all of my digits — you see that, that’s nice, that’s always a good thing. Strength feels fine," he said.
"But, once again, thank you, everybody, I’m going to be all right," he added.

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Triple H unlikely to ever wrestle again

Earlier, Sports Brief reported here are fears Triple H may never be able to wrestle again following his recent heart surgery occasioned by a cardiac event.

Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer Radio believes it would be a terrible idea to have the 52-year-old return to the ring again.

Triple H's last match came almost three years ago when he, alongside Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Robert Roode and Samoa Joe.

Source: SportsBrief.com

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