WWE Superstar Erik of The Viking Raiders took to Instagram on Wednesday to reveal that he underwent successful C6/C7 neck fusion surgery.
Erik thanked WWE and the doctors. He also noted that he will start the recovery process.
Erik last wrestled on the September 14 episode of WWE Main Event, which was taped on September 11. He was schedule to wrestle in tag team action on the September 18 WWE Raw, but then was not cleared for action.
As of this writing, there is no timetable as when Erik will return to in-ring action.
He wrote the following on Instagram:
I cannot express the proper gratitude and thankfulness to the amazing Dr Cordover and his incredible staff at @andrews_sports_medicine and St Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham, AL and to @wwe for always making sure I have the best care possible.
C6 / C7 fusion surgery was successful and recovery begins now.
I’m excited for all the possibilities once my cybernetic upgrades come fully online.