MJF is feeling the effects of his huge night at AEW Full Gear and Dave Meltzer thinks the AEW World Champion was even more reckless than even the Hardcore Legend Mick Foley ever was.
MJF was injured during his Full Gear main event against Jay White as life imitated art. The Salt of the Earth had been carted off to hospital earlier in the night after an attack by The Gunns. That left Adam Cole to intervene when Jay White was to be awarded the AEW World Title by forfeit and say that he’d take MJF’s place despite his own broken ankle.
As it happened, MJF returned driving an ambulance just before that bout could take place and he ended up defeating White thanks to his trusty Dynamite Diamond ring. However, it has been reported that after the match, MJF had to have his hip popped back into place but he is not expected to miss time from TV.
Dave Meltzer Suggests When MJF Suffered Injury At AEW Full Gear
Speaking on Wrestling Observer Radio, Dave Meltzer noted that he believes MJF might have injured himself diving from the top rope all the way to the floor, something that not even Mick Foley ever did:
That was pretty crazy for a guy who’s usually not doing crazy moves. There’s a reason that Mick Foley never did that move and Mick Foley was crazy when it came to inflicting punishment on himself.
So MJF actually did something crazier than Mick Foley, which is probably not the smartest thing I guess, in hindsight. He’s dealing with a lot of pain but yeah, he’ll apparently be ready for the pay-per-view, with Samoa Joe, which looks like that’s the December show in the Nassau Coliseum.
The December pay-per-view in question is Worlds End which takes place in MJF’s hometown of Long Island, New York. That show will also see the crowning of a modern-day Triple Crown Champion as the Continental Classic comes to its conclusion.
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