2015 was one hell of a year for Tyson Kidd, becoming the WWE tag team champion alongside Cesaro to suffering an injury that nearly killed him.
Kidd was scarily close to dying in the ring after a match with Samoa Joe, where a botched Musclebuster from the current NXT Champion caused a serious neck injury to Kidd, basically breaking his neck and nearly severing his spinal cord.
After the injury, it was announced that Kidd would be out for at least a year, but new quotes today suggest that the Canadian will never wrestle another match in his life.
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Appearing as a guest on the latest edition of Wrestling Inc Live, Teddy Hart claimed that Kidd's injury could have been so much worse and that he is lucky to be alive.
"From what I heard, he was never supposed to walk, lucky to live. Lucky to be able to do certain things. I don't think his life will ever fully be the same," Hart stated to Wrestling Inc.
Apparently, Kidd is struggling with anxiety right now on top of everything, with an apparent fear that his neck could give way at any moment.
"He talks about having anxiety. If he's driving down the street and a car hits him at even 20 km/h, his neck (can be decapitated). He walks down the street, slips and falls, it could jar his neck for life."
That doesn't sound good at all. Hopefully, Tyson can get over those problems and there isn't actually the chance for something as morbid as those situations to actually happen.
Hart went on to add that Kidd is recovering well, but doesn't think he'll be able to return to the ring, which is a great shame seeing as he is one of the most technically gifted wrestlers in the entire WWE.
Teddy, who is a nephew of Bret and Owen Hart, as well as one of the last stars to come out of The Hart Dungeon, alongside Kidd, Natalya and Harry Smith, also claimed that his friend was treated horribly by the WWE.
"His recovery is going great, but recovery for what? To play video games?," Hart asked.
"You took one of the greatest wrestlers ever, right when you started to use him right, but you never let Tyson Kidd grow.
"All the guys loved him. He's good friends with Johnny Ace, who is a smart cutthroat motherf--ker, and he knows Tyson Kidd got a s--tty 7 or 8 years, but he never said anything," he added.
Hopefully, we see Tyson back in the WWE in some shape or form sooner rather than later. He deserves it.
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