Behind-the-Scenes Note on Arrival of WWE NXT Takeover Main Event, Kyle O’Reilly Injury Update


Kyle O’Reilly is said to be doing well after losing in Main Event to WWE NXT Champion Finn Balor at last night’s “Takeover: 31” event.It was reported today by Bryan Alvarez on Wrestling Observer Live that O’Reilly is doing well following the post-Takeover injury concern last night. This could be an indication that O’Reilly hasn’t suffered a significant injury like a concussion or something that will cause him to miss a significant amount of ringing time.

On a related note, it was also reported on Wrestling Observer Live that Balor requested that last night’s game be ended early. While the plan for the finish was probably the double stomp and the knockout, it was assumed they had a few more moves planned for the finish, but they went ahead and finished it a minute or two earlier, probably due to concern about their minor injuries. Both contestants were bleeding from their mouths during and after the fight.

As we noted, Triple H announced during his media call after the takeover that Balor had been taken to a local hospital for x-rays of his jaw and that O’Reilly was being examined in backstage at Capitol Wrestling Center during the call. used to take place. WWE later announced that O’Reilly suffered several broken teeth during the match, but was being assessed for additional injuries, and that Balor had been taken to a local hospital for CT scans for examination. for possible facial fractures.

It is not yet clear what Balor’s condition is today, but O’Reilly appears to be doing fine. It will be interesting to see if the two contestants are kept out of the ring for a few weeks.

Stay tuned for updates.


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