In its first official statement acknowledging that AJ Styles suffered a shoulder injury during the Royal Rumble match, WWE has reported that he is “recovering way ahead of doctor’s projections.”
Styles was hurt when he did a flip to sell a spear from Edge late in the Royal Rumble match. He immediately communicated to the officials ringside that he was hurt, and then did the same to Edge so the returning star could toss him out. We haven’t seen him since.
In his only comments on the matter, Styles said he hopes to be back by WrestleMania 36, which is two months away. I’m not entirely sure how WWE can say he’s ways ahead of projections with it only being a week since he was injured but I’m also not a doctor.
Let’s just hope for the best.