Ouch. There are a lot of wrestlers in WWE and some of them are a lot more popular than others. Your in-ring abilities can work out very well but what matters more than anything else is the ability to connect with the crowd through charisma and speaking. Some wrestlers are just a lot better at this than others and it can play a big role in how much of a star someone is. At the end of the day though, wrestlers need to be able to do something in the ring to back it up but if they can’t wrestle due to an injury, it can be a big problem. That seems to be the case at the moment.
According to WWE.com, there was an injury during a tag match during a WWE show in Australia. During a tag match between New Day and the Revival, Xavier Woods went down while running the ropes, prompting the referee to throw up the X signal. Woods was removed from the match, with Big E. wrestling the remainder on his own, eventually losing. Woods later tweeted a video about an Achilles injury, though there is no word on how long he could be out of action.
Woods has done some things on his own. Check him out in a singles match earlier this year:
Opinion: This doesn’t sound good, though in a worst case scenario, Woods is still primarily the talker of the team and the other two members could do just fine on their own. While it isn’t something you want to see, it is something that could be a lot worse. What matters now though is finding out how bad the injury is, as there is a long time’s worth of difference between a sprained Achilles tendon and a torn one. The faster Woods is back the better, but this does not sound good in general.
How good is Woods in the ring? What will he do after New Day breaks up? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books. His latest book is KB’s Complete 2004 Monday Night Raw Reviews.
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