Back in late October, William Regal underwent neck surgery to deal with lingering issues from a previous neck surgery back in 2014. It produced a really gnarly scar, but he promised to be back in time for the NXT tour of the UK and, sure enough, he did just that.
Unfortunately, further issues have arisen and he was forced to fly back to the United States to get taken care of before just one day before the big Takeover: London special on the WWE Network:
I'm incredibly sorry but I have had to return to the US to take care of some final details of my recent neck surgery that couldn't....— William Regal (@RealKingRegal) December 15, 2015
be avoided any longer.Again,I'm sorry that I cannot continue with the current tour but I'll be back in 2016 to @WWENXT.— William Regal (@RealKingRegal) December 15, 2015
All the best to Regal in his continued recovery.