- 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.
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.
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.
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.