WWE star Jamie Noble appeared to suffer a neck injury during his squash match loss to Mike Knox during Monday's live Raw TV. After the match concluded, Noble remained still on the mat until he was attended to by medical staff.
Torch correspondent Steven Shreve reports that referees were discussing the injury, then trainers and Vanderbilt University medical staff entered the ring to check on Noble.
A stretcher was brought out to cart Noble off. Steven reports this all took place during the Chris Jericho and Ricky Steamboat exchange in the segment that followed.
WWE kept Jericho and Steamboat to the right of the stage and carted Noble out to the left of the stage during the promos.
I feel like an incredible asshole, as when I was watching Raw, I rewound and watched the Knox-Out repeatedly, laughing about how goofy this particular one looked, since Noble's face never came close to the mat. It looked like it couldn't possibly do any damage. Um, oops.
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Jamie Noble is OK after suffering a stinger taking Mike Knox's finisher last night on Monday Night Raw. Noble was stretchered from the ring but was later OK.
The Ricky Steamboat-Chris Jericho segment on the WWE entrance stage last night was actually booked to take place inside the ring but due to the injury, WWE moved the segment to continue on with the show while getting Noble backstage for medical attention. -----------------------------------------------
The difference between the HHH-mystery angle and the Rock promo was that the Rock promo was a one-shot deal. HHH took up something like 6 segments, just to climax with a too-long verbal spar with Shawn Michaels.