Rey Fenix, Jake Atlas injury updates following AEW show in Newark

On the night that was considered a new era for All Elite Wrestling, two stars suffered brutal injuries. One injury has gone viral, while the other was recorded after AEW Dynamite.

In the main event of AEW’s debut on TBS, Rey Fenix ​​and Penta El Zero Miedo defended the AEW tag team titles against Jungle Boy and Luchasaurus. During the match, Luchasaurus choke knocked Fenix ​​across a table. Immediately afterwards, it could be seen that Fenix’s arm was bent incorrectly and he quickly called for medical help. The match could end without him, with Luchasaurus and Jungle Boy winning the titles.

According to Bryan Alvarez from the Wrestling Observer, Fenix ​​broke his arm. PW Insider He went on to say that there is a possibility that his elbow will be dislocated. At the moment, there is no timetable for his return. Fenix ​​and Penta have recently been fighting Malakai Black, with the latter interfering in their matches.

Another injury that took place occurred in AEW Dark. Jake Atlas, who turned away from professional wrestling to focus on his mental health, signed with the promotion the week after his debut match on AEW Dark: Elevation. During the recordings, Atlas confronted Adam Cole. Event goers reported that after being hit by Cole’s superkick following a trampoline attempt, Atlas was clutching his knee. The end of the game was altered by not being able to continue.

According to PW Insider Atlas blew out his knee and required crutches when leaving the ring. How long he could be away is also unknown.

Sporting News will be on the lookout for updates on the details of the surgery and the length of time the two fighters need to recover before returning to action.