Io Shirai has been out of action for a while now. She is one of the top women’s stars still in NXT and is a former NXT women’s champion. Unfortunately, it appears Shirai will be out for quite some time still, despite her last NXT match being at the beginning of April.
According to a report from Fightful Select, Shirai is out of action with an injury. The nature of her injury was not elaborated on, but she also hasn’t wrestled in over two months so it might be a while until she returns.
Shirai has been out of action for two months since NXT Stand and Deliver, and hasn’t been seen on NXT TV. After numerous inquiries over that period, a WWE source confirmed that she’s been sidelined with an injury, but didn’t elaborate on the severity of it or what it was. They also confirmed that for the time being she’d not been factored into creative plans in any way. Our source stated they hoped Io would be good to go later this SummerFightful Select
Time will tell when the former NXT Women’s Champion will return to the brand.
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