It could be worse. There are all kinds of wrestlers on the WWE roster and some of them stand out for one reason or another. A lot of the time that is because of the energy and passion that you can see from them in the ring and that is a great thing to see. That is the case with a current Monday Night Raw star, but it might be even more impressive when you add in an extra detail.

One of the more intriguing wrestlers on Monday Night Raw today is Mustafa Ali, who has been the leader of the Retribution stable for several months now. Ali has been on the main roster for a good while but nothing has ever exactly clicked for him. He has shown all kinds of potential but for some reason he has yet to have that big breakout moment. Now we might know part of what has been holding him back as of late.

Earlier this week, a fan asked Ali what has been the biggest frustration in his entire career. Ali said that it was right now, as he has been wrestling on a torn PCL and finds it incredibly frustrating. There is no word on when the knee was injured or how long Ali might be out of action whenever he has it fixed. Ali wrestled on this week’s Monday Night Raw, defeating United States Champion Riddle in a non-title match.

Ali has been doing pretty well even though he is hurt. Check out his recent time in the ring:

Xavier Woods vs. Mustafa Ali: Raw, Feb. 1, 2021

Riddle vs. Mustafa Ali: Raw, Mar. 1, 2021

Opinion: This isn’t great to hear but the fact that you wouldn’t be able to tell that Ali has been injured is rather impressive. I’m not sure how long his knee has been injured, but it does not sound like a new injury. Hopefully he gets things fixed up soon because that is the kind of injury that can take away a lot of the skill from a very talented wrestler. Ali is great, and it would be nice to see him with both legs working.

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, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books.

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