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Ivar injured during eight-man tag match on WWE Raw


Ivar of The Viking Raiders suffered an injury during an eight-man tag match on tonight's episode of Raw.

The Viking Raiders teamed with Apollo Crews & Ricochet in an eight-man tag match against The Hurt Business (MVP, Bobby Lashley, Shelton Benjamin & Cedric Alexander) on tonight's show. Near the end of the match, Ivar hit a suicide dive to the outside. He started making an X signal with his hands after hitting the move. In the ring, Alexander avoided a 630 from Ricochet and then gave Ricochet a Michinoku Driver to get the win. The referee counted to three despite Ricochet kicking out.

After the match, medical personnel were shown checking on Ivar outside the ring.

WWE announced after tonight's show that Ivar suffered a cervical injury during the match. He was taken to the hospital as a precaution and is expected to make a full recovery: "During the Eight-Man Tag Team Match on Monday Night Raw, Ivar suffered a cervical injury on a Viking Dive to the floor. As a precaution, Ivar was transported to a local hospital and is expected to make a full recovery."