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5 wrestlers who got seriously injured in ladder matches

Pratyay Ghosh
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Joey Mercury got severly injured in a ladder match that eventually led to the end of his career

Ladder matches can be a really dangerous. Every time wrestlers step into ladder matches, they know that they are about to put their bodies on the line for the entertainment of the fans. Till the advent of the ladder match, wrestlers had considered the cage matchs as the most dangerous type of match possible.

The ladder match changed that.

Many wrestlers have suffered from long term consequences for what they put their bodies through during ladder matches.

Along with the dangers although, come one of the most exciting types of matches in WWE history.

Ladder matches have provided many memorable moments over the years from the triple threat between the Hardy Boyz, Dudley Boyz and Edge & Christian to the Money In The Bank Ladder matches to the classic between Shawn Michaels and Razor Ramon at Wrestlemania X.

Today we look at the other side of ladder matches, the inherent dangers.

Here are 5 wrestlers who got seriously injured during ladder matches.


#5 Sheamus

A devastating injury kept the Celtic Warrior out for months

2013’s Money In The Bank ladder match was brutal for the superstars who took part in it. Sheamus wasn’t the only wrestler who got injured that night, Rob Van Dam had a terrible cut in his head that needed staples to keep the wound shut.

CM Punk also suffered a nasty gash to his head during this match.

For his part, Sheamus suffered from a torn labrum in his shoulder who put him on the injury shelf for a few months. The injury occurred when RVD carelessly knocked over the ladder when Shamus was on top of it.

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Pratyay Ghosh
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Pro wrestling writer. Puroresu and Strong Style fan. Writer for SK Pro Wrestling and WrestleZone.
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