This past Saturday, Austin Aries beat No Way Jose in the opening contest of NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II. After the match, Aries continued the attack on No Way Jose until Hideo Itami came out and got face to face with Aries. Both Aries and Itami went at it with Itami eventually getting the upper hand with a big kick to Aries’ head followed by a GTS.
When Itami kicked Aries in the head, he ruptured Aries’ eardrum. Aries took to Twitter yesterday to mention his injury.
— Austin Aries (@AustinAries) August 22, 2016
I’m glad it was nothing too serious that will keep Aries out of action. If anything, this should help add fuel to the fire of Aries/Itami’s rivalry. You can watch Aries and Itami’s exchange from Saturday below.
Picture used above is courtesy of WWE.com.