NXT star Hideo Itami has been out of action since May of 2015 due to a shoulder injury. He underwent surgery, and his original return timetable was 6-8 months.
In January, it was reported that Itami had suffered complications with his shoulder and was “nowhere close to being able to return.”
Itami recently posted this on Twitter:
— Hideo Itami / 伊丹英雄 (@HideoItami) April 14, 2016