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Former WWE Champion gives BIG update on injury rehab

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In the high-octane world of WWE, injuries are an unfortunate reality. Former WWE Champion Kofi Kingston found himself in this predicament when he was sidelined from a crucial #1 contender’s match for the Intercontinental Title at WrestleMania 39.

The cause? An ankle injury sustained in March, which led to Kingston being replaced by Xavier Woods in the ring.

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The Road to Recovery Begins

Following the incident, Kingston underwent surgery to remove a bone chip and repair damaged ligaments in his ankle. This was not his first encounter with such an injury.

Six years ago, Kingston had a similar surgery on the same ankle. This prior experience has given him a sense of what to expect during his recovery process.

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Kofi Kingston: Rehab Update

Recently, Kingston shared an update on his recovery during an appearance on the Battleground podcast. He revealed that he was in Orlando, undergoing rehabilitation for his ankle. He humorously described his current state as being “somewhere in between a robot and a zombie.”

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Progress and Expectations

Kingston’s recovery has been progressing well, and he’s been able to carry out most normal activities. He stated, “I’m doing really well. I actually had this same surgery on the same ankle about six years ago to have bone chips removed so I feel like this time around? I kind of know what to expect and I’ve been kind of ahead of schedule for the most part.”

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The Next Level

The former WWE Champion is not just content with resuming normal life. He is eager to return to the ring and perform at the level of a WWE superstar once again. He expressed his anticipation, saying, “So now it’s just a matter of trying to go to the next level and do WWE superstar things, you know what I mean? In-ring, things like that.”

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