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UPDATED: WWE Gives Injury Update on Ivar Following Raw

September 8, 2020 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Viking Raiders RAW Erik Ivar

UPDATE: WWE has confirmed an injury to Ivar following tonight’s episode of Raw. WWE issued a statement on WWE.com that reads as follows:

Injury update on Ivar
During the Eight-Man Tag Team Match on Monday Night Raw, Ivar suffered a cervical injury on a Viking Dive to the floor. As a precaution, Ivar was transported to a local hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

ORIGINAL: Ivar of the Viking Raiders was reportedly hurt during an eight-man tag team match on Raw. As previously reported, the Raiders teamed with Apollo Crews and Ricochet for an eight-man tag team match. During the bout, Ivar did a dive to the outside, and looked to have been hurt. He threw up the “X” and the match quickly went to a finish as he was seen to by officals on the outside.

According to PWInsider, the belief backstage is that he likely suffered a stinger. WWE has not yet commented on his status.