The 2018 Mae Young Classic tournament has come to a close, but its competitors are still feeling the effects it took on their body. Canadian professional wrestler Vanessa Kraven recently took to her Facebook page to reveal the recently underwent surgery for a leg injury sustained after the tournament. The injury occurred during a match at an Acclaim Pro Wrestling event earlier this week. Kraven injured her knee and ankle at the Ottawa show.
For those of you who might not remember, Kraven participated in the Mae Young Classic this year and lost to Lacey Lane in the first round of the tournament. Her surgery to repair her injured knee and ankle was apparently a success. Here’s what she had to say on Facebook:
“So, friends and fans, unfortunately my lower leg/ankle requires fixation surgery. My fibula will be getting a plate and screws and a piece of my ankle will be reattached with pins. Surgery will be on Friday.
“I was planning on coming to Renfrew for the show on Saturday if I was only in a cast, but surgery requires me to at least take a few days to get through the initial unpleasantness. I’ll have to wear a boot after the operation for anywhere up to 2 months. Could be off sooner if things go well!
“I will still be in attendance at both C4 and the joint Smash/FLQ shows on Nov. 16th and 17th. Come say hi and buy some new 8x10s or a t-shirt to support me during my downtime. Every little bit is appreciated.
“As for a projected ring return date, I don’t have one just yet. I want to focus on regaining strength, mobility, range of motion and do a good amount of physio before anything else.
“And if anyone was curious about how this happened, here you go:”
So, friends and fans, unfortunately my lower leg/ankle requires fixation surgery. My fibula will be getting a plate and…