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Eddie Kingston, Malakai Black reportedly injured at AEW Full Gear


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This story was updated at 3:20 PM Eastern.

On a night of physical matches, two of the talents on the AEW Full Gear card were reportedly feeling the aftereffects and couldn't make a scheduled appearance Sunday.

PWInsider's Mike Johnson reported both Eddie Kingston and Malakai Black missed Sunday's Big Event convention in New York City Sunday with an announcement being made that the reason was due to injuries suffered at Full Gear. 

Via PWInsider, Northeast Wrestling (who was hosting Kingston) posted the following regarding Kingston:

Eddie Kingston contacted us late last night. Due to an injury to his shoulder in his match with CM Punk last night at the AEW PPV, he will be unable to appear at Big Event NY Convention today. He is having his shoulder checked out and having a series of medical tests this morning."

Johnson said he was told there was actually no injury from the match itself. Rather, Kingston is suffering from a "culmination of different issues."

As of now, neither man posted on social media about any injury or missing the event. Tony Khan didn't mention any injuries during the post-event media scrum.

Kingston lost to CM Punk Saturday while Black and Andrade El Idolo were defeated by Cody Rhodes and PAC.

At the aforementioned scrum, Khan did give an update on Lance Archer who sustained a neck injury during a World title eliminator tournament match with Kingston. He confirmed that Archer suffered a "twisted neck" and not a head injury/concussion as had been speculated. Khan said Archer cleared all ImPACT testing and "concussion stuff."

Khan said Archer was in attendance in Minneapolis and there is no rush to have him return given their roster depth.

AEW returns this Wednesday in Norfolk, Virginia, for Dynamite.