Erik from The Viking Raiders is currently on the shelf with an injury.
Michael Cole announced on this week’s WWE SmackDown that Erik suffered a foot injury during the Viking Rules match in which Erik and Ivar defeated Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods of The New Day. The game aired on the SmackDown on September 2, but was taped in Detroit on August 26.
Cole commented that Erik is out of action “indefinitely”, no possible time frame was mentioned.
Erik’s injury comes as The Viking Raiders were busy making another push on the blue brand with WWE Chief Content Officer Triple H getting creative. They were reintroduced as heels in June, before Triple H called the shots.
The Viking Rules game on September 2 marked the end of a feud between The Vikings and The New Day. It ended with Erik and Ivar throwing Woods through a pile of tables, allowing Ivar to grab the pin.
Erik has not publicly commented on the injury at the time of writing, but we will keep you posted.
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