WWE superstar Paige has been pulled out of the upcoming women's Royal Rumble and told to retire immediately, according to reports.
The Norfolk hero was recently kicked in the back by Sasha Banks, causing the match to be stopped, but the severity of the problem has only just been revealed, report PW insider.
Piage has been forced into retirement according to reports
During a six-woman tag match in Long Island, Paige took a hard kick to the back unawares and was left stunned by the blow.
The early belief was it was just a mild concussion, leading to her losing feeling in her extremities and have the match cancelled.
But further examinations by WWE doctors have revealed a far more serious and long-lasting problem similar to WWE legend Edge’s medical disqualification from wrestling.
When the first ever women's Royal Rumble was announced in December, Paige emotionally vowed to win after revealing her pride in the way female wrestling had grown in her era.
WWE superstar Paige removed from match at live event after injuring her shoulder @nickhirshon Paige was visibly in pain as she was leaving the ring @nickhirshon A stretcher was brought out but Paige managed to walk back by herself @nickhirshon WWE superstar Paige was injured during a house show and had to be taken away by medics
She said: “It’s incredible, I obviously want to go down in history as someone who managed to change the division.
“It was something that – was not looked down upon but – was not taken very seriously and now we are taken very seriously.
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EXCLUSIVE: @RealPaigeWWE is overcome with emotion as she reflects on the Women's #RoyalRumble Match and how far the #WomensEvolution has come. #RAW pic.twitter.com/oiA5nJyExX
— WWE (@WWE) December 19, 2017 Paige was rebuilding her legacy in the WWE ring WWE Paige hits the Rampaige on Banks on her WWE return Getty – Contributor Paige has apparently had her career cut short Paige was a huge force in women's wrestling
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