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WWE NXT’s Nikkita Lyons suffers torn ACL and meniscus


Nikkita Lyons is injured. 

The 23-year-old revealed Wednesday on social media that she has suffered a torn ACL and meniscus. 

Lyons wrote:

ACL & Meniscus are torn.🦵🏼This comeback is personal. Thank you to all who consistently show love & genuine support every week. You have no idea how much it means to me. 🌎🦁 Those of you who don’t see the vision, thank you too. Stay ya a** right there.

This is just another lesson life needed to teach. 🌻 Love, Light, & Positivity always.

She last wrestled on an episode of Level Up taped on January 17, 2023. 

In an angle likely done to explain her upcoming absence from television, Lyons was yet another victim of the NXT parking lot on Tuesday. She was seen laying on the pavement and clutching her leg on this week's show. Lyons repeatedly said that she did not know what happened to her. 

Lyons also suffered a partial MCL tear in May 2022, resulting in her being removed from the NXT Women's Breakout tournament. However, the injury did not require surgery and she returned to action the following month. 

Lyons signed with WWE in the summer of 2021 after having spent the previous two years wrestling as Faith the Lioness for Women of Wrestling.