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Bray Wyatt Reveals Broken Finger Injury After Match vs. Jinder Mahal at WWE Live Show

Adam WellsDecember 30, 2022

Professional Wrestling: WWE SummerSlam: Bray Wyatt (top) in action vs Finn Balor during match at Barclays Center. 
Brooklyn, NY 8/20/2017
CREDIT: Chad Matthew Carlson (Photo by Chad Matthew Carlson /Sports Illustrated via Getty Images)
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In just his fourth match since returning to the ring, Bray Wyatt suffered a broken finger.

Speaking to The Vlog Warriors during Thursday's house show in Miami, Wyatt revealed he broke the ring finger on his right hand in a match against Jinder Mahal.

Vlog Warrior Justin @thatguyjustin86

<a href="https://twitter.com/Windham6?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Windham6</a> breaks his finger during his match tonight and still took the time to talk to <a href="https://twitter.com/realmattkempke?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@realmattkempke</a> and myself! The Vlog Warriors love you brother and thank you! šŸ’ŖšŸ»šŸ’ŖšŸ» <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wwe?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#wwe</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BrayWyatt?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#BrayWyatt</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WWEMiami?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#WWEMiami</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/wrestlingcommunity?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#wrestlingcommunity</a> <a href="https://t.co/tlf1lD2C12">pic.twitter.com/tlf1lD2C12</a>

Based on Wyatt's reaction to the injury, it doesn't seem like he is worried about missing time.

Despite making his return to WWE at Extreme Rules on Oct. 8, Wyatt has only appeared on television sporadically. He continues to tease the return of The Fiend character, with some of his promos being interrupted by a masked figure known as "Uncle Howdy."

On the Dec. 23 episode of Friday Night SmackDown, Wyatt attacked a cameraman after struggling to get through a promo segment.

WWE is advertising a "Pitch Black match" at the Royal Rumble. It's unclear what the stipulation of the match will be, but the promo on social media does include a shot of Edge and fans reacting to Wyatt's entrance.

WWE @WWE

The <a href="https://twitter.com/MountainDew?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@MountainDew</a> Pitch Black match is coming! šŸ‘€ <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ad?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#ad</a> <a href="https://t.co/Imu4adoDUT">pic.twitter.com/Imu4adoDUT</a>

Wyatt returned to in-ring action at the Madison Square Garden house show on Dec. 26. The three-time WWE champion has been working singles matches against Mahal at all four shows on the holiday tour this week.

As WWE starts to ramp up the build for the Royal Rumble, it wouldn't be a surprise to see Wyatt become a bigger presence on Raw and SmackDown in the coming weeks.

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