Erik from The Viking Raiders will be taking some time off as he recovers from a successful neck fusion surgery.
Erik made an Instagram announcement revealing that he had undergone C6/C7 neck fusion surgery. He expressed his gratitude to the medical team and WWE, confirming the surgery’s success and the start of his recovery journey.
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.
Erik’s most recent in-ring appearance occurred in September when The Viking Raiders beat Cedric Alexander and Shelton Benjamin on Main Event. In the month before, Ivar continued their rivalry with The New Day, competing as a singles star and securing a win over Kofi Kingston in a Viking Rules match.
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