Kushida Reveals Positive COVID-19 Test, Hopes To Return To The Ring Soon
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The reigning NXT Cruiserweight Champion has shared some unfortunate news.
On the August 17 episode of NXT, Kushida was set to defend his Cruiserweight Championship against Roderick Strong but the bout was abruptly nixed due to Kushida ‘not being medically cleared’. He hasn’t competed on the show ever since.
In an update, Kushida announced the positive test in an Instagram post, and he stated that while the rest of his family also tested positive, they’re all recovering.
“I hope everyone is okay,” said Kushida. “Today I will try to give you an update. Three weeks ago, I was not available for my title match on NXT TV. I tested positive for COVID-19. My family also tested positive. Thankfully, everyone is okay. My wife and I are fully vaccinated, but we still got the virus.
“We experienced some symptoms. We had very low energy and I lost my sense of smell and taste. We are recovering. Everyone is feeling better now. The pandemic isn’t over. Please stay safe. I will see you in the ring soon.”
Wrestlezone would like to extend our best wishes to Kushida and his family as they continue in their recovery.
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