Austin Aries Set to Undergo Surgery, Out of Action for Several Months

Oct 31, 2016 - by Marc Middleton

We mentioned late last week that NXT Superstar Austin Aries received a kick to the eye from NXT Champion Shinsuke Nakamura that resulted in a serious facial injury, instantly sidelining Aries from competition.

According to PWInsider, Aries suffered a fracture to the large orbital bone, and is scheduled to undergo surgery this week in Birmingham, Alabama. Aries will be out of action until the first quarter of 2017.

For everyone that might have missed it, below is a photo of Aries’ injured face and eye:

Below is a clip of the debilitating kick from Nakamura:

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