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Nick Jackson of the Young Bucks sidelined with possible broken rib

If you checked the War of the Worlds taping report from Wednesday, May 11's Ring of Honor (ROH) show in Toronto, you noticed that after The Elite worked a six-man in their usual formation (Kenny Omega & The Young Bucks) early on the card, Bullet Club worked with only one Jackson brother for a multi-man bout at the end of the night.

According to a reports from Figure Four Online and Pro Wrestling Sheet, that's because Nick Jackson of the Bucks was injured during the Elite's win over Hiroshi Tanahashi, Mike Elgin & Yoshitatsu. It's believed he broke a rib when he was Powerbombed outside the ring.

Though there's been no official diagnosis, sources told Ryan Satin at PWS they are "almost positive [Nick] broke a rib". He's scheduled a visit with his regular doctor when he returns home after ROH wraps up their week on Saturday night in New York City, but it sounds like he's resigned to missing time.

A fractured rib typically requires at least six weeks to heal, so if that is indeed what happened to Nick, Matt Jackson will be working solo (and/or the Elite will be a tag team) for the next couple months.

Though they don't hold any gold in their home promotion of ROH, the Bucks are also featured performers for both that company's partners. If Nick is to miss a significant amount of time, it would effect Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG) where the Bucks are tag champs, and New Japan, where the Elite holds the NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag belts. PWG has a show next Friday, May 20, and the Bullet Club are in the midst of a big push across both ROH and New Japan.

We'll update you when the Bucks or ROH announces something concrete.

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