It looks like Rey Fenix dodged a big one on Wednesday night.
As we reported immediately after the debut edition of AEW Dynamite on TBS went off the air, the word making the rounds was that Rey Fenix suffered a bad injury during the final spot in the AEW Tag-Team Championship main event of the show.
After being choke-slammed off the ring apron through a table on the floor by Luchasaurus, Fenix’s arm bent backwards and he clutched it, clearly in pain and seemingly waiving someone over to check on him. The belief after viewing the footage back was that he suffered a gruesome broken arm injury, however that does not appear to be the case.
The Lucha Bros member took to social media to release a statement thanking the fans and fellow AEW performers for their concern and support upon seeing the bump, and/or hearing about the aftermath online.
According to Fenix, while he still has some tests to undergo, the initial diagnosis is that he did not suffer any broken bones as a result of the fall, but instead apparently just dislocated his arm.
He released the following statement via social media on Thursday:
“I want to thank each and every one of you for so much love, for your prayers, good vibes, for your messages. Thank you very much for being concerned about me. I feel very blessed to have all of you. Fans, colleagues (Wrestlers) my friends and my family, Thank you very much. I love this sport so much that it has changed my life and mine, that when I am in the ring or put on my mask, everything goes away. There are no fears, there are no problems, my heart beats perfectly, everything is fine, I feel alive. What happened last night is one of the many risks that we wrestlers take before getting into a ring and doing what we love so much. There is no fault, it is wrestling and these are the risks. Today I can tell you that I feel better and thank God, your prayers and good vibes THERE ARE NO BROKEN BONES. You still have to visit the doctor a couple more times and do some studies, to have an exact diagnosis. Thank you very much once again to all and congratulations to the champions, enjoy and defend those titles, because very soon I am back and those championships belong to the LUCHA BROTHERS. I respect! Thank you all, I love you [heart emoji].”
For those who missed the match, or didn’t catch the spot when watching the show, you can view the gruesome looking video by clicking here.
VIDEO: #ReyFenix of the #LuchaBros suffers an absolutely HORRIBLE #injury during the final spot in the main event of the #AEWDynamiteonTBS debut show this evening. Check out GRAPHIC footage of the injury via the link below (#Wrestling)
— Matt Boone (@MattBoone0709) January 6, 2022
— REY FENIX MexaKing (@ReyFenixMx) January 6, 2022
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