Nearly four months after suffering a broken neck, Big E has shared a new update on his recovery.
Big E tweeted on Monday that, with his C1 vertebrae not forming bone quite yet, the current plan is for him to get more scans at the one-year mark and see how things are progressing. Big E stated that the great news is that he feels "tremendous" and surgery is off the table as an option.
Big E suffered a broken neck during a tag team match on the March 11 episode of SmackDown. The injury happened when Big E was taking an overhead belly-to-belly suplex on the floor from Ridge Holland and landed on his head.
Big E suffered a fractured C1 vertebrae and C6 vertebrae, though neither vertebrae was displaced and he was told that he wouldn't need to undergo surgery. But Big E provided an update this May stating that his C1 vertebrae wasn't healing optimally and he would have to spend 4-6 more weeks in a neck brace in hopes of avoiding fusion surgery.
Last month, Big E posted video on social media of him throwing his neck brace away.