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Big E Announces He Suffered A Broken Neck On 3/11 WWE SmackDown

Big E took two remarkably hard bumps on the March 11 episode of WWE SmackDown, and he was subsequently stretchered out of the arena.

During a tag team bout against Ridge Holland and Sheamus, the former WWE Champion landed hard after he fell out of the ring. He seemed to be okay after this spot, but the fan-favorite landed right on his head during a belly-to-belly suplex from Holland.

Some of the fans in attendance then captured footage of Big E getting stretchered to the back after the bout. Others noted that he could be seen giving a thumbs up on his way to the back.

Update: Big E tweeted a brief message in which he noted that he has been told that his neck is broken. He thanked fans for their support and stated that he’ll be okay.

“I can’t thank all of you beautiful people enough for all of your concern and your messages, it’s very heartwarming,” said Big E. “I can move all my digits, you see that? That’s nice. That’s always a good thing. Strength feels fine, but unfortunately, right now, they tell me my neck is broken. So there’s that. But once again, thank you, everybody. I’m gonna be alright. I’ll be good, don’t worry. Go to sleep, don’t worry about old me. But for real thank you, and I appreciate all of you.”

WrestleZone will provide more details as they become available.

On behalf of WrestleZone, we send our best wishes for a speedy recovery to Big E.

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