It was reported earlier this month that Asuka will not be cleared to wrestle as she is taken into account to be injured.
In late February throughout a match on WWE Uncooked, she was kicked within the mouth and misplaced a tooth. She labored a tag staff bout alongside Charlotte Aptitude in opposition to Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax. This was confirmed by Charly Caruso on Uncooked Discuss. On the time, there was hypothesis that she suffered a concussion, however since WWE doesn’t put up updates when a expertise is concussed, there was nothing confirmed.
Asuka is at the moment penciled in to defend the Uncooked Ladies’s Championship in opposition to Charlotte Aptitude at WrestleMania 37. Nevertheless, that match is in jeopardy of not going down as scheduled.
Dave Meltzer reported within the newest version of the Wrestling Observer Publication that Asuka is out with a concussion from the kick by Baszler. He famous that the issue with a concussion is that Asuka may very well be nice subsequent week or she couldn’t be cleared for a very long time.
He wrote, “there’s sufficient time left that she in all probability can be again for Mania however that’s not a positive factor.” WWE is in a troublesome spot as “Aptitude’s second Mania course has an opportunity of additionally being in jeopardy.”
WWE has not introduced an opponent for Asuka at Fastlane. It’s attainable an opponent will doubtless be introduced as soon as she is cleared or WWE may hold her out of motion for a bit longer, however nonetheless use her on TV.
— Asukafan (@Kanacityes) February 23, 2021