Kofi Kingston Provides Post-Surgery Update – Wrestling Inc.
WWE Superstar Kofi Kingston announced Update via Instagram How did his ankle surgery go? As noted, the former WWE Champion suffered from injury On the March 3 episode of “WWE SmackDown”, when Drew McIntyre made a diving dunk and accidentally landed on Kingston’s ankle. Kingston had the surgery in Birmingham, Alabama.
“The surgery went very well,” Kingston wrote. “Of course, I had to FaceTime the boyzzz upon regaining consciousness… remember quite a bit of the conversation, lol. Thanks to everyone who messaged me! I appreciate it more than you know! I’m home now. Let the road to recovery begin.”
Due to his injury, Kingston will miss WrestleMania 39, and on edition of March 10 of “SmackDown”, New Day stablemate Xavier Woods took his place in the qualifying match for the Fatal 5-Man Intercontinental Championship. The winners of the match ended up being Sheamus and Drew McIntyre, who will now go to WrestleMania 39 and take on current WWE Intercontinental Champion GUNTHER.
Prior to the incident, Kingston and Woods were performing on the “WWE NXT” brand and had even held the “NXT” Tag Team Championship until December 2022 until February 4, when they lost to The Gallows at Vengeance Day “NXT” PLE.
Kingston has been with the promotion since he made his debut in WWE’s ECW at December 2007. Besides both the WWE Championship and the “NXT” tag team titles, he has held the WWE Intercontinental Championship four times, and both the “WWE Raw” tag team and “SmackDown” tag team titles six times. He is also a three-time WWE United States Champion.