Big E has provided an update on his recovery from a broken neck.
In a tweet on Friday morning, the former WWE Champion shared that his C1 vertebrae "apparently isn't healing optimally." He's going to spend another 4-6 weeks in a neck brace in hopes of avoiding fusion surgery.
"For those desirous of an update, my C1 apparently isn’t healing optimally," Big E wrote. "I’ll spend another 4-6 weeks in a brace in hopes that I can avoid a fusion. But don’t you fret! I’ve got a tremendous support system & what shall be shall be."
Big E suffered a broken neck during a tag team match on the March 11 episode of SmackDown. A spot went wrong and Big E landed on his head when taking an overhead belly-to-belly suplex on the floor from Ridge Holland.
The day after suffering the injury, Big E posted a video announcing that he had fractured his C1 vertebrae and C6 vertebrae, but they weren't displaced and there was no spinal cord damage or ligament damage.