Top WWE Stars and Wrestling World Pray for Big E After Suffering Brutal Neck Injury on SmackDown

Published 03/12/2022, 7:30 AM EST

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Injuries often can turn a pro wrestler’s career upside down. Some of the biggest stars also had to retire from in-ring action because of the severity of the injuries. And during this week’s episode of WWE SmackDown, former WWE Champion Big E suffered a neck injury.

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Following his match on WWE SmackDown, Big E got stretchered out from ringside. Later, he posted a video on social media to provide an update on his health.

He thanked the fans for their concern and revealed that he had suffered a broken neck.

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In his video, Big E said, “I can’t thank all of you beautiful people enough for all of your concern and messages. It’s very heartwarming. Strength feels fine.”

“But unfortunately, right now they tell me my neck is broken. So there’s that. But once again, thank you everybody. I am going to be alright,” he added.

Following Big E’s post, the fans took to social media to once again show their concerns for the former WWE Champion. After all, they again want to see him in action soon.

Several pro wrestlers also took to Twitter and wished for Big E’s quick recovery.

Big E and Kofi competed tonight in a tag team contest against Sheamus and Ridge Holland.

During the match, Holland hit Big E with a suplex. But unfortunately, Big E had a botched landing. He landed on his head, taking the bump on his neck.

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How has Big E been booked recently by WWE?

Big E is a fan favorite. He received a major push on WWE Raw after cashing in his Money in the Bank contract to win the WWE Championship from Bobby Lashley.

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He defended his championship against different opponents. But his recent booking after his title loss at WWE Day 1 Premium Live Event didn’t go well with the fans.

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Recently, Big E returned to WWE SmackDown, and once again reunited with Kofi Kingston.

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The former WWE Champion is presently performing mostly in tag team matches along with Kofi as The New Day. But the WWE Universe might again want Big E to have another major push from WWE.

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Shouvik Nath is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation from St.Xavier’s College, Shouvik wished to follow his passion for pro wrestling.
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