– WWE has issued a storyline injury update for Big E following last night’s episode of SmackDown. As previously reported, Apollo Crews turned heel. He attacked Big E with the steel ring steps following a loss to Shinsuke Nakamura.
According to the storyline injury update from WWE, Big E suffered a “brachial plexus injury.” You can see the announcement and footage of the segment below:
Intercontinental Champion Big E has suffered a brachial plexus injury
Following a vicious assault at the hands of Apollo Crews on SmackDown, it was announced on Talking Smack that Intercontinental Champion Big E has suffered a brachial plexus injury that resulted in temporary arm weakness. He is currently convalescing at home.
— WWE (@WWE) February 20, 2021