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AEW’s Ortiz to Undergo Surgery for Torn Pec: Out for Four Months

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AEW wrestler Ortiz has announced he will be undergoing surgery for a torn pectoral muscle, sidelining him for an estimated four months. The injury occurred during an episode of “AEW Collision”, significantly impacting his wrestling schedule.

Key Moments

  • Ortiz revealed his injury on Isiah Kassidy’s YouTube vlog, stating the injury was the result of a clothesline.
  • He humorously attributed the injury to being “too jacked,” with his tendons unable to keep up.
  • Despite the setback, Ortiz remains optimistic, promising a return with an even more striking appearance.
  • Until his return to in-ring action, Ortiz will contribute as a commentator and served as a special guest referee at an Alpha-1 Wrestling event.

Why It Matters

Ortiz’s injury and impending surgery underscore the physical risks inherent in professional wrestling. It highlights the unpredictable nature of injuries and the resilience required by athletes in the sport. His absence will be felt within AEW, where he has been a prominent figure. The situation also sheds light on the supportive community within wrestling, as evidenced by Ortiz’s continued involvement in related events despite his injury.

Impact on AEW

Ortiz’s injury could impact AEW’s tag team division, where he has been a dynamic competitor. His temporary absence from in-ring action will necessitate adjustments to storylines and partnerships within the promotion.

Looking Ahead

With a surgery scheduled and a recovery timeline established, fans are eagerly anticipating Ortiz’s return to the ring. His optimistic outlook and promise of a new look have already sparked curiosity and support from the wrestling community.

What are your thoughts on Ortiz’s injury and his approach towards recovery? Let us know in the comments.

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