‘The Pope’ Elijah Burke out of hospital after being hurt at NWA Hard Times 2

Per report, 'The Pope' Elijah Burke has been released from the hospital after being injured at NWA Hard Times 2

** UPDATE **

Elijah Burke posted the following tweets and provided an update on how he’s doing health-wise:

As many of you know I was recently taken by ambulance to a hospital in ATL following @NWA
Hard Times 2. I would like to assure you that all is 100% well with Pope. In wrestling we take our bumps & bruises while continually forging ahead. However, today there are certain protocols. in effect to ensure the well being of performers like myself and getting medically evaluated and cleared is one of them. I’d like to thank the ENTIRE NWA family, many who gave up hours of their own time to ensure Pope’s safety. Thank You ~PHS Folded hands

Elijah Burke will be present at today’s NWA tapings.

On December 4th, the National Wrestling Alliance hosted their Hard Times 2 pay-per-view and following the main event between Mike Knox and NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion Trevor Murdoch, there was a brawl that ensued between the aforementioned parties, the debuting Matt Cardona and ‘The Pope’ Elijah Burke.

Burke was thrown into the ring steps and per PWInsider, he was legitimately injured and had to be taken to the hospital. The site provided an update and noted that he’s been released from the hospital and is set to be at today’s NWA Powerrr tapings in a non-physical role.

The NWA tapings are continuing through December 6th.

All of the champions at Hard Times 2 retained their titles and to read POST Wrestling’s recap of the show, head over to this link.

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