WWE Issues Statement On Karrion Kross’ Injury

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UPDATE: WWE issued the following statement on Karrion Kross’ injury:

Karrion Kross sustains shoulder injury at NXT TakeOver XXX

Karrion Kross captured the NXT Championship from Keith Lee at TakeOver XXX, and he did it after sustaining a shoulder injury, WWE.com has learned.

WWE medical staff confirmed that Kross sustained a separated acromioclavicular joint during his battle with The Limitless One. Despite the injury, a determined Kross took down the champion, showing incredible toughness by lifting Lee up for a devastating Doomsday Saito off the middle rope to claim the NXT Championship.


Kross will have an MRI on Monday to determine the full extent of the injury.


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ORIGINAL: During his post-NXT Takeover XXX conference call with the media, Triple H revealed that Karrion Kross suffered a separated shoulder during his match against Keith Lee.

According to “The Game”, Kross was able to work through the injury and complete the match. He is scheduled to undergo an MRI shortly. As of this writing, there is no word on if he’ll miss any in-ring time.


Triple H said that his “heart breaks” for Kross as he’s worked his entire career to get to tonight and he was injured during the middle of the match. He also praised Kross for continuing on and getting a man the size of Keith Lee on his shoulders for the finish.


He also praised Lee for being able to help Kross work through his injury and finish the match.

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