Injuries

Wrestling is a dangerous sport, and injuries are bound to occur. However, some are worse than others, and can forces to retire or even lead to death.

On this page, we’ll look at some of the worst injuries to happen to British wrestlers, and in British wrestling. You can click to read more about ever case when you reach the section you’d like to learn more about.

British Bulldog

The British Bulldog fell on the Ultimate Warriors trap door in WCW, which caused him a back injury that led to his eventual death in 2002. He remains a legend of British and American wrestling.

Learn More About The Back Injury Which Killed The British Bulldog

Dynamite Kid

Dynamite Kid is one of the most influential wrestlers of all time. However, a back injury ended his career prematurely, and he died in a wheelchair years later in his home in England.

Learn About How A Back Injury Lead To Dynamite Kid’s Death

Nigel McGuinness

Former ROH Champion Nigel McGuinness had his WWE contract cancelled after refusing to get surgery. His bicep injury was an old one, and he never injured it again, despite WWE’s demands.

Learn How Nigel McGuinness Lost His WWE Contract Due To An Old Injury

William Regal

English legend William Regal broke his neck in 1993. He continued to wrestle with it broken until 2004, 11 years after first suffering the horrific injury.

Learn More About William Regal’s Broken Neck

Saraya

A neck injury caused by Mercedes Mone forced Saraya into retirement. She was just 25-year-old, yet was already the most influential WWE Diva in history.

Learn More About Saraya’s Injury

Will Ospreay

During his reign as IWGP World Heavyweight Champion, Will Ospreay suffered a horrible neck injury. This put him out for months, and forced him to vacate the world title.

Learn More About Will Ospreay’s Neck Injury

Tyler Bate

English legend William Regal broke his neck in 1993. He continued to wrestle with it broken until 2004, 11 years after first suffering the horrific injury.

Learn More About Tyler Bate’s Injury

Alex Coughlin

Former NJPW and Bullet Club star Alex Coughlin was forced to retire at the age of 30, due to an injury putting him out of action for good.

Learn More About Alex Coughlin’s Injury

Wade Barrett

Bad-News Barrett was catching fire in the WWE in 2014. He looked destined to finally become a world champion, before a shoulder injury derailed his career for good.

Learn More About Wade Barrett’s Injury

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