Elijah "Pope" Burke

Elijah “Pope” Burke Releases Statement On Being Hospitalized After NWA Hard Times 2

Elijah “Pope” Burke has finally surfaced with his first comments since being hospitalized following a bad bump taken during the brawl after the main event of the NWA Hard Times 2 pay-per-view this past weekend.

Burke took to social media to update his fans on his condition and thank NWA for making his well-being a priority, explaining how there are protocols in effect to ensure the safety of the wrestlers these days.

He released the following statement on Sunday evening across a pair of tweets on his official Twitter page.

“As many of you know I was recently taken by ambulance to a hospital in ATL following NWA Hard Times 2. I would like to assure you that all is 100% well with Pope. In wrestling we take our bumps & bruises while continually forging ahead. However, today there are certain protocols in effect to ensure the well being of performers like myself and getting medically evaluated and cleared is one of them. I’d like to thank the ENTIRE NWA family, many who gave up hours of their own time to ensure Pope’s safety. Thank You ~PHS.”

Check out the actual tweets embedded below courtesy of the official Twitter feed of Elijah “Pope” Burke.


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