Adam Cole suffered a concussion throughout the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship match on the Forbidden Door pay-per-view final month and hasn’t been seen on AEW programming since then. He popped again up on Twitter earlier this month to put in writing “Thank you so much for all the love, support, and kindness. It means the world,” however updates on his restoration have been few and much between. Dr. Britt Baker, Cole’s associate, supplied an replace in a new interview with Sportskeeda this week.
“Well, he’s definitely recovering and healing, so I hope just like everybody else, that we get to see him back in the wrestling ring soon,” Baker stated. “But he definitely has to take some time to recover.”
Injuries plagued AEW each within the lead-up to Forbidden Door and within the present itself, however AEW President Tony Khan is already assured about a sequel occasion and the way extra of the roster will (hopefully) be obtainable for that present.
“So I don’t know. I think it’s been so successful of an event that we have to plan to do it. I think a sequel is to be expected. And it would be great to get some of those wrestlers back, but who knows? Next year, you can always have people get injured,” Khan stated in a press convention main as much as the present.
Khan additionally addressed Cole’s harm and the abrupt end to the four-way title match throughout a post-show scrum — “I think Adam Cole will be okay. He was in the match. It was a very physical wrestling match and he was pinned in the match. The timing of it wasn’t (right)… He’s gonna be okay long-term, but probably if he couldn’t continue wrestling it made sense (to end the match).”
AEW’s ongoing Fyter Fest occasion continues with this week’s AEW Dynamite. Check out the up to date lineup for the present beneath:
Eddie Kingston vs. Chris Jericho (Barbed Wire Everywhere Match, Jericho Appreciation Society in a Shark Cage)
Brody King vs. Darby Allin
The Varsity Blonds vs. Christian Cage & Luchasaurus
Best Friends vs. Blackpool Combat Club (Jon Moxley & Wheeler Yuta)