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Danny Burch separates right shoulder during WWE NXT main event


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In Wednesday's NXT main event, Danny Burch separated his right shoulder during a tag team match with Oney Lorcan against NXT Champion Finn Balor and Karrion Kross.

Lorcan and Burch were going to deliver a suplex to Kross who then reversed it for his own double suplex. However, Burch didn't get up all the way and fell awkwardly on his right shoulder on the rotation as he came down to the mat.

As the show went to break, the 39-year-old was taken to the outside of the ring for medical assistance. Lorcan took over and worked the rest of the way, eventually winning the match for the reigning NXT Tag Team champions. The announce team acknowledged the injury, but he never returned.

Ironically, Kross was out of action for nearly five months last year after suffering his own separated shoulder injury that cost him the NXT title.

As of this writing, neither Burch or Lorcan have posted anything about the injury on social media, nor has WWE given an update. Burch and Lorcan won the titles last October with a victory over Breezango and an extended absence would likely mean the belts would be vacated.