In a recent WWE non-televised live event held in Salisbury, Maryland, renowned wrestler Bayley faced an unfortunate setback as she appeared to have sustained a knee injury. PWInsider reports that during a match involving Bayley, Charlotte Flair, and WWE Women's Champion Asuka, the incident occurred when Bayley went for a clothesline and her knee gave way.
"Prompt Halt and Genuine Injury: Bayley's Knee Concerns"
Following the incident, the match was promptly halted, and Bayley received assistance from WWE officials to make her way backstage. Sources within WWE informed PWInsider that the situation was not a staged maneuver, emphasizing that it was an authentic injury.
This development is especially concerning considering Bayley's history of knee issues. The former "SmackDown" Women's Champion had previously suffered a torn ACL in July 2021, which kept her sidelined until her return on July 30, 2022, at SummerSlam.
Taking to Twitter, Bayley provided an update on her condition, sharing a photo of her knee wrapped in a bandage along with the reassuring caption, "I'll be alright, thanks, everyone." The injury comes at a challenging time for Bayley's stable, Damage CTRL, as fellow member Dakota Kai is already out of action due to a torn ACL she sustained during a match on the May 12 edition of "SmackDown." The injury occurred when Kai and Bayley challenged Liv Morgan and Raquel Rodriguez for the WWE Women's Tag Team Titles.
Morgan also suffered a shoulder injury in the same match, forcing the team to relinquish the titles. Morgan and Rodriguez have since reclaimed the titles, defeating Ronda Rousey and Shayna Baszler on July 1 at Money in the Bank.
As Bayley recuperates from her recent injury, the WWE Universe eagerly awaits her return to the ring. Her resilience in the face of past setbacks has been commendable, and fans worldwide remain hopeful for her swift recovery.
The dynamic landscape of the WWE Women's division continues to evolve, and with Bayley's undeniable talent and unwavering determination, her future endeavors are bound to captivate audiences once again.