AEW is at the moment lacking a number of of its prime stars, together with Kenny Omega and MJF. While the status of these two is up within the air, former AEW World Tag Team Champion Rey Fenix lately gave followers one thing to hope for with an update on his present status.
Rey Fenix has been out of motion for nearly three months. The Mexican star final wrestled on October 10, when he misplaced his International Championship to Orange Cassidy on the Title Tuesday version of Dynamite.
Rey’s tag workforce accomplice, and real-life brother, Penta El Zero M has carried on alone, however there may be hope that the Lucha Brothers may reunite quickly. Speaking to Denise Salcedo, Fenix offered an optimistic update on his well being:
“We are working on the restoration. I believe it’s the worst harm, however I’m taking my time. I’m doing job on my restoration. I put every thing with the medical doctors. I’m following the medical doctors, I’m doing my finest, and I believe I can’t speak a lot about it, however quickly. Soon, I will likely be within the ring, doing Lucha Libre, doing the factor that makes me so joyful.” [h/t WrestleZone]
The actual nature of Rey’s harm is unknown, though Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer speculated that it was both a hip or again problem.
AEW star Rey Fenix was changed in a match in opposition to The Young Bucks
The Lucha Bros have a permanent rivalry with The Young Bucks that has captivated followers since AEW was first based. The two groups have made a practice of clashing at the very least annually and placing on among the firm’s most acclaimed matches.
However, that was to not be in 2023, as a scheduled bout between the 2 groups noticed a substitution after Rey Fenix’s harm. On the November 15 version of Dynamite, Fenix was changed within the Lucha Bros’ match in opposition to The Young Bucks by one other high-flying sensation: Komander.
The Bucks in the end defeated the Mexican stars however discovered themselves on the shedding finish of their match in opposition to The Golden Jets at Full Gear that very same week. Matt and Nick Jackson have additionally been absent from tv since then, with rumors circulating that the 2 are taking a break as a part of a storyline.
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