WWE confirms NXT Champion Karrion Kross suffered a separated shoulder, MRI set

WWE confirms Karrion Kross' injury

WWE confirmed on their website that NXT Champion Karrion Kross has suffered a separated shoulder.

Kross suffered the injury earlier tonight against Keith Lee at NXT TakeOver XXX. In the post-TakeOver media call, Paul “Triple H” Levesque knew there was an injury and was preparing for the worst.

The injury is confirmed to be a separated acromioclavicular joint. Kross will undergo an MRI to determine the severity of the injury. AC joint separations have varying degrees of injury and treatment.

We will continue to follow this story as more becomes available. You can view WWE’s release below:

Karrion Kross sustains shoulder injury at NXT TakeOver XXX

Karrion Kross captured the NXT Championship from Keith Lee at TakeOver XXX, and he did it after sustaining a shoulder injury, WWE.com has learned.

WWE medical staff confirmed that Kross sustained a separated acromioclavicular joint during his battle with The Limitless One. Despite the injury, a determined Kross took down the champion, showing incredible toughness by lifting Lee up for a devastating Doomsday Saito off the middle rope to claim the NXT Championship.

Kross will have an MRI on Monday to determine the full extent of the injury.

Stick with WWE Digital and Social platforms for more on Karrion Kross’ status as it becomes available.