Former IWGP Women’s Champion Mercedes Mone suffered an injury during her NJPW STRONG Women’s Championship Tournament finals match against AEW star Willow Nightingale on May 21 at NJPW Resurgence.
As the match between Nightingale and Mone progressed, they were on the top turnbuckle with Mone attempting a move but seemingly lost her balance and fell to the floor, landing awkwardly. She was unable to put any weight on her injured leg following the fall.
— 💸👑✨💯Rasheed💯✨👑💸 (@RDB_KING1) May 22, 2023
Mercedes Mone took to social media to comment on the injury:
— Mercedes Moné Varnado (@MercedesVarnado) May 22, 2023
PWInsider is reporting that the word going around backstage is that Mone suffered a broken ankle.
PWMania.com wishes Mercedes Mone a very speedy recovery.