AEW roster has been marred with some major injuries which have kept some stars off the screen for quite some time now. No timetable for their return has been announced as well. As per the recent reports, the company is experiencing an “injury bug.”
AEW roster is dealing with major injuries
According to a recent report by Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful Select, AEW is struggling with a rising number of injuries on its current roster.
If the sources within All Elite Wrestling are to be believed, the Nightmare Family’s Lee Johnson will most likely not return to action this summer. The star is reportedly dealing with a nagging “knee injury.” A similar situation seems to be occurring with Darius Martin, the second half of Top Flight. The star hasn’t wrestled for the promotion since April.
It has been noted that Martin suffered a torn ACL in February last year. During an interview in May, fellow AEW star Malakai Black revealed that the 22-year-old star was involved in a “nasty car accident” and sources say they are hoping he’ll return at some point in 2022.
Former WWE stars Matt Hardy and Bryan Danielson have also sustained injuries. Both Hardy and Danielson are out of action with no time frame for a possible return. Bryan Alvarez said Bryan will be out for awhile. Hardy recently competed at AAA TripleMania alongside Johnny Hennigan, who went by Johnny Hardy for the night, and is reportedly dealing with “swelling” in his knee.
Danielson has been out of action since AEW’s Double or Nothing pay-per-view in May, following a chaotic “Anarchy in The Arena” match against the Jericho Appreciation Society. It was recently reported that Danielson’s injury situation could cause him to miss AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door event on the 26th of this month. He will address the situation on tonight’s edition of AEW Dynamite.