Though he just returned to WWE earlier this month, it’s unclear when Tajiri will be wrestling for the company next after suffering an injury.
WWE.com posted on Tuesday that Tajiri isn’t medically cleared to wrestle after suffering a right knee injury at NXT’s latest TV taping. Tajiri teamed with Shinsuke Nakamura against Samoa Joe & Bobby Roode in what may have been a dark match main event on that taping. The conclusion of the match saw Chris Hero make his NXT return as Kassius Ohno to confront Nakamura after it was over.
After featuring in the Cruiserweight Classic last summer, Tajiri made his return to WWE TV earlier this month on 205 Live and started a program with Brian Kendrick. WWE didn’t elaborate on the severity of his injury.
The company appeared to get more bad injury news on Monday night as Darren Young’s match with Epico on Main Event was cut short after Young suffered an arm injury during the match.