Video: What’s Next For Hideo Itami?

Video: Hideo Itami Returns To NXT!

Video: Hideo Itami Returns In Two Weeks

Finn Bálor Gives An Update On Hideo During The Official WWE 2K Live Stream

Last week, while taking part in a Twitch live stream with 2K for WWE 2K16, NXT Champion Finn Bálor provided a small update on Hideo’s progress as he continues to battle back from a shoulder injury that he had suffered back in May.

How’s Hideo’s [shoulder] coming along?

Bálor: It’s coming along great, he’s making great progress. So hopefully in the next few months he’ll be back to full strength.

You can hear what he has to say about Hideo around the 38 minute mark on the video below. Huge thank you to Jennifer for passing this on.

WWE 2K16 Gameplay Footage Featuring Hideo

Hello World: J-Wave 81.3FM Radio Interview

The guys at Hello World also posted a short blog about interviewing Hideo on their official site, along with a candid photo, you can view both by clicking below.

NXT Coverage – May 27th 2015

Screen Captures > May 27th, 2015

Although Hideo may not have been live at Full Sail, he was shown on a pre-taped video informing the NXT Universe of his injured shoulder, which required surgery. He admited that he didn’t know who had attacked him before NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable, but promised when he returns, no-one would be stopping him. Hideo Itami Injured In Parking Lot Attack

ORLANDO, Fla. — Early indications are that Hideo Itami suffered a torn rotator cuff in what appears to have been an attack in the parking lot outside Full Sail University earlier today.

As seen on the NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable Pre-Show, an NXT fan captured footage of Itami laying on the ground. The Japanese Superstar will not be able to compete in tonight’s Triple Threat No. 1 Contender’s Match.

According to sources, Itami went to the doctor’s office, at which point his injury was diagnosed as a torn rotator cuff.

Stay tuned to for more details as they become available.

Video: Daniel Bryan Mentions Hideo In Interview With Title Match Wrestling

In the video interview above, Daniel Bryan was asked which current NXT Superstar we would like to face in a WWE ring, skip to 1:25 to hear his answer.