Indie Wrestler Forced to Amputate Both Legs Due to Ongoing Medical Conditions

Published 10/25/2021, 10:30 AM EDT


Pro-wrestler Jimmy Rave took to social media to open up about a medical condition and the consequences of the same.

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With a thread on Twitter, Rave revealed that both his legs had to be amputated after MRSA was diagnosed in both. Previously, his arm had to be amputated.

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MRSA, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is a cause of staph infection. It is difficult to medically treat the same because of its ability to resist antibiotics.

Jimmy Rave revealed that he had canceled shows in the past because of the same reason. However, now, his legs had to be amputated, and he shared a message about the same.

According to him, his love for pro-wrestling remains unmatched. However, he came clean about his legs after understanding there are some who may be spreading rumours about him and his condition. Therefore, it was important for him to disclose the information.

“Pro Wrestling is all I ever loved. It sucks to think that the tribe I would have died for, would say untrue things about me. I’ve gone this whole time not disclosing my legs because of this embarrassment. Sorry I fell short of your expectations. I tried … I really did.”

Undoubtedly, the road to recovery is long. Moreover, for a pro-wrestler, this is nothing short of a truly difficult phase.

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Jimmy Rave shared the medical bill

It seems overall it cost him quite a hefty amount during his time at the hospital. Considering the amount, he reached out to his fans and the Twitter audience for help. He shared the medical bill along with a note about an additional charge.

He shared his details with the same so if anyone was to help him, they can use the same.

Rave hasn’t mentioned any other details, but the itemized bill is visible for everyone who wants further details.

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The pro-wrestler was known for his Ring of Honor and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling run

Rave worked with both, and during his time with the same, he had earned a name for himself.

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In fact, Jimmy Rave once paired up with current WWE official Adam Pearce and took on current AEW pro-wrestlers Daniel Bryan and CM Punk in a tag team match at Unscripted II in 2006.

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Shuvangi Sen Chaudhury

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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