WWE star Finn Balor shows off horror broken jaw in cracked X-ray as NXT champ undergoes surgery and facing months out

WWE star Finn Balor has revealed the full extent of his broken jaw in this X-ray photo.

The NXT champion, 39, cracked his jaw in two places and has had surgery to fix it.


It is unclear how long Balor will be out but he could be looking at months on the sidelines while it heals.

Balor got injured in his win over Kyle O'Reilly at Takeover:31.

WWE confirmed in a statement after that match that O'Reilly had 'a number of broken teeth' while Balor was rushed to hospital for immediate treatment.

Now Balor has gone into detail about just how much doctors needed to do to set his jaw right again.

Writing alongisde a hospital bed selfie posted to Instagram, Balor said: "Recovering from a successful surgery with @dr.anuppatel, @dr.edgarsosa and nurse @verolaguera.

"Last Friday, I underwent surgery for two fractures of my jaw, including one going into my tooth.

"After the tooth was removed, I was wired shut to restore my bite and help align the fractures.

"Then three plates were screwed in to fixate the fractures for a quick recovery.

Recovering from a successful surgery with @dr.anuppatel , @dr.edgarsosa and nurse @verolagueraLast Friday, i underwent surgery for 2 fractures of my jaw, including one going into my tooth.After the tooth was removed, I was wired shut to restore my bite and help align the fractures. Then 3 plates where screwed in to fixate the fractures for a quick recovery.Thankfully no wires were needed after surgery!

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"Thankfully no wires were needed after surgery!"

Fans were quick to praise the Irishman for his toughness and wish him a speedy recovery.

One said: "Another scar of war for one of the biggest warriors in the whole world."

A fellow user commented: "Why is it that every time you win a major title you get hurt?"

And another posted: "Don't give up your title bro. And come back soon."

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