Big E suffered a meniscus tear in a tag team match that did not go his way. He had just experienced KofiMania and his splits were getting a lot of attention too, then tragedy struck. Now Big E is on the mend.
While speaking to Busted Open Radio, Big E was asked about his injury status and when he would be making a return to the ring. As it turns out he has a very long recovery in mind.
“I had a meniscus repair and I think I’ll be back by 2021. That’s my goal. If I give myself a year and a half, I think that sounds about right. You know, you don’t want to rush these things. Maybe even 2022, who knows? Maybe I’ll take some time off. Maybe get some hydraulic knees, because this is my fourth knee surgery. So maybe look into that. Some Go-Go-Gadget legs. I might go bionic, actually. So we might go back to the drawing boards on that. Get some new hardware. So yeah, that’s the plan.”
Hopefully, Big E will be back well before 2021. After all, that would be a very long recuperation time for a knee injury. However, the idea of him coming back as a bionic man is certainly interesting.