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An independent pro wrestler from Pennsylvania is lucky to be alive after a nearly fatal accident during an event this fall, which sent him diving from the top rope into the concrete floor.
Shawn Phoenix, 27, suffered a fractured skull, brain bleeding and permanent hearing loss in his ear on October 6, which he now calls the worst day of his life.
Wednesday - Phoenix - Media - Video - Wrestling
On Wednesday, Phoenix took to social media to release a video recording from the fateful wrestling match in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, which begins with the pierced and tattooed Phoenix standing on the top rope of the wrestling ring and getting into a somersault.
Phoenix's plan was to land on top of his opponent, but while he was performing the front flip, his rival rolled out of the way.
Table - Ring - Phoenix - Fall - Wrestler
A wooden table positioned next to the ring was meant to break Phoenix's fall, but the wrestler missed and instead landed square on the left side of his head.
As a referee and event staff rushed to his aid, Phoenix remained lying motionless....
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