Pro Wrestling Injuries and Updates – October 19th

When Will They Come Back?

Sports Obsessive does it’s best to keep you up to date on all pro wrestling news, including injuries. Using Fightful, Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Ringside News, and Cageside Seats, we have put together an updated list so as to let you know where your favorites stand on their recoveries. Let us know if there are any mistakes or if anyone is missing.

RAW Injuries

Charlotte Flair: Kayfabe fractured collarbone on June 22. Announced corrective surgery (leaking silicone replacement) in July.

Naomi: Underwent myomectomy surgery

Riddick Moss: Revealed Torn ACL on October 5, worked two months with the injury

Erik: Arm surgery on October 6

Recent News: Elias, Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston, Angel Garza, Nikki Cross all returned


Rey Mysterio: Torn triceps on August 30, will not require surgery.

Recent News: Lars Sullivan returned, Daniel Bryan returned.

WWE Unassigned to Brand

Ronda Rousey: Inactive.

Jason Jordan: Recovering from neck surgery, out since January 2018. Working as a producer.

Samoa Joe: Not cleared as of mid-February 2020 after suffering an injury during a commercial shoot. Doing commentary. Left out of WWE draft pool

Becky Lynch: Announced pregnancy on May 11. Left out of WWE draft pool

Jinder Mahal: Knee surgery in June 2020. Left out of WWE draft pool

Edge: Tore triceps at Backlash 2020, underwent surgery. Left out of WWE draft pool

Sonya Deville: Kayfabe out of WWE. Left out of WWE draft pool

Forgotten Sons: Off TV. Left out of WWE draft pool.

Bo Dallas: Hasn’t wrestled since November 13. Left out of WWE Draft Pool.

Jimmy Uso: Knee injury, due for return in early 2021. Left out of WWE Draft Pool.

Brendan Vink: Hasn’t wrestled since May. Left out of WWE Draft Pool.

Ivar: Cervical injury on September 7. Left out of WWE draft pool.

Mojo Rawley: Left out of WWE draft pool.

Mickie James: Broken nose in September. Free agent

AEW Injuries

Awesome Kong: Not cleared to compete as of January 2020.

Kris Statlander: High-grade ACL tear on 6/10 Dynamite. Surgery required on July 28.

Riho: Stuck in Japan

Strong Hearts: Stuck outside the country

PAC: Out of the country

Shanna: Out of the country, may return soon.


Karen Q: Suffered broken leg on 7/27/19. Underwent another surgery on February 5.

Kavita Devi: Torn ACL. Surgery on 8/15/19

Vanessa Borne: Hasn’t wrestled since January 31.

Joe Coffey: Suspended

Kona Reeves: Labrum surgery in March

Chelsea Green: Hasn’t wrestled since May

Karrion Kross: Separated shoulder on August 22

Simone Johnson: Knee surgery on September 14

Tegan Nox: Torn ACL, knee surgery in September 2020.

Finn Balor: Broken jaw on October 4, surgery on October 12.

Kyle O’Reilly: Unspecified injury on October 4

Ridge Holland: Surgery after October 7 injury. Dislocated and broke his ankle, dislocated and ruptured his patella.

Indus Sher: Off TV since June 6 after Saurav spoiled an NXT show

Recent News: Ember Moon Returned, Boa returned, Dexter Lumis returned.

Impact Wrestling Injuries

Daga: Out of action since March

Raj Singh: Knee surgery in late 2019

Shera: Stuck outside the country.

ROH Injuries

TK O’Ryan: Mentioned he’s out of action on ROH TV, but worked November Canada events.

Matt Taven: Ankle surgery in December 2019

Maria Manic: Sidelined with a concussion

Flamita: Suffered a torn meniscus

NJPW Injuries

Katsuyori Shibata: Subdural hematoma that sidelined him for years. Got physical in August 2019 angle.

YOH: Tore his ACL in early July

MLW Injuries

None listed.


G-Raver: Injuries sustained in August 2019

Kelly Klein: Dealing with concussion issues since Summer 2019

Sarah Logan: Announced hiatus and subsequent pregnancy on July 6.

Chris Michaels: Shoulder and biceps surgery in May. Expected return: January 2021

Jungle Kyona: ACL rupture in left knee, LCL rupture in her right knee, complete AC joint dislocation in right shoulder on October 4. Will need surgery on left knee and right shoulder.

Positive COVID-19 tests: AC Mack, Cabana Man Dan, Tony Deppen.

Please let us know if you hear any news, injuries or interesting tidbits from the world of sports.

Written by Samantha Sayre

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