Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet is reporting that Hideo Itami hurt his neck at a recent NXT live event and was told the injury will keep him from wrestling for months.
The injury occurred while taking a powerslam gone wrong during a tag match on October 1st where he teamed with Shinsuke Nakamura to take on Riddick Moss and Tino Sabbatelli.
No word yet on the exact injury but it seems to be his neck.
The following is a video of what happened.
Hideo Itami Takes Nasty Looking Bump Saturday Night At An NXT Live Event. No Word On His Condition pic.twitter.com/xK0YnPZZ9J
— Pro Wrestling Ultd (@pwunlimited) October 2, 2016
Hideo was scheduled to take part in this years Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic with his partner Kota Ibushi, no word yet on a replacement for him or the team all together.