Found August 03, 2013 on WZR Online:
During a match with Mike Bennett at tonight’s ROH event in Toronto, BJ Whitmer appeared to be seriously injured during a spot where Bennett gave him a piledriver on the ring apron. Here are reports from fans in attendance.. From Justin Tetreault: “BJ Whitmer just got taken out on a stretcher after taking a piledriver on the edge of the ring. They abruptly stopped the match and he got medical attention for a good 15 minutes. A few wrestlers (Brian Kendrick and Jay Lethal) came out looking really worried. It didn’t look like a work to me. They shut all the cameras off and were scrambling around trying to find the best way to take the stretcher out. Then they made an announcement that he was going to get medical attention and they would update us.” From Mike Beauvais: “BJ Whitmer appears to have been seriously injured during a match with Michael Bennett. Bennett hit a piledriver on the apron. Backstage crew, wrestlers and medical professionals have attended to Whitmer and he’s been str...

B.J. Whitmer To Be Released from Hospital

B.J. Whitmer provided an update on his condition via his Twitter account. "Just wanted to update everyone that I will be getting discharged from the hospital tonight. Will update again when I get back to the states" "What happened last night was an accident. It was NO ONES FAULT . Keep your head up @RealMikeBennett love ya bro" Mike Bennett apologized on Twitter...

Update x 3: The Very Latest On BJ Whitmer + A Video

UPDATE x 4: In an update on BJ Whitmer, he is still hospitalized at a local Toronto hospital and will likely be held overnight. Following the ROH event, numerous members of the ROH roster headed to the hospital to “support their brother,” according to one source. Arda Ocal also tweeted the following: Update: BJ Whitmer got CT Scan (no results yet). In pain but is optimistic....

B.J. Whitmer Most Likely Ruptured a Disc in His Back

As noted earlier, B.J. Whitmer suffered injuries at this weekend's Ring of Honor live event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and was taken to a nearby hospital for examination. Whitmer lost feeling in the right side of his body when his head came crashing down onto the ring apron, following a piledriver from Michael Bennett according to a report by PWInsider. EMTs came down to...

B.J. Whitmer Hospitalized

As noted yesterday, B.J. Whitmer suffered a serious injury during a match against Michael Bennett at the Ring of Honor event in Toronto. Ring of Honor posted the following update on B.J. Whitmer on their Facebook page. BJ WHITMER UPDATE -- BJ is currently undergoing tests at the moment, but does have feeling and movement in his arms and legs. We'll update with more information...

Ring of Honor Provides Update on the Condition of BJ Whitmer

Ring of Honor provided the following update on BJ Witemer's condition following the botched piledriver he recieved at last night's event. "10:15am 8/4 BJ Whitmer Update: BJ has full use of his arms and legs. He is still undergoing a battery of tests but hopes to be released sometime today, tomorrow at the latest." Thanks to RSN member Jason Haefer for passing along the news.

Update: BJ Whitmer Taken To Hospital – The Latest

UPDATE: Here is some more information on BJ Whitmer’s injury. We’re told Whitmer was taken to a local hospital via ambulance for examination. The initial thought is that he suffered a stinger, but nothing is official. The match was cut short after the move and Davey Richards and EMTs came out to attend to Whitmer. There were numerous people backstage who were huddled together...

B.J. Whitmer Suffers Serious Injury

B.J. Whitmer suffered a serious injury during a match against Michael Bennett at the Ring of Honor event in Toronto. A fan in attendance at the event sent in the following: "BJ Whitmer just got taken out on a stretcher after taking a piledriver on the edge of the ring. They abruptly stopped the match and he got medical attention for a good 15 minutes. A few wrestlers (Brian...

PHOTO: BJ Whitmer ROH Injury Spot – OMG!

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Update x 4: BJ Whitmer Walking On His Own – The Latest

Partial Source: UPDATE x 6: BJ Whitmer’s CAT scan came back negative for a broken vertebrae. With that being said, he could be released from the hospital in the very near future. UPDATE x 5: BJ Whitmer has provided an update on his condition following an injury while taking a piledriver on the ring apron during ROH’s Toronto show. Whitmer said that when he took...

ROH All Star Extravaganza V Results 8.03.13

Credit: ROH All Star Extravaganza V Aug 3, 2013 Toronto, CAN Estimated attendance: 2000+ Kushida def Adam Page with a corkscrew moonsault Ring of Honor World Title Tournament- First Round Match Tommaso Ciampa def Silas Young via Project Ciampa Ring of Honor World Title Tournament- First Round Match Michael Bennett vs. BJ Whitmer was thrown out after Bennett pildrove...

RAW Preview, Bryan Talks Summerslam, BJ Whitmer Update, Will WWE Ever Be TV-14?

On the card for tonight’s RAW: are hyping the following preview points for tonight’s RAW, from Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin… - Will Stephanie McMahon give Daniel Bryan a corporate makeover? And what’s next for the McMahon-Helmsley power struggle? - With Layla and AJ now skipping along in tandem, are the odds too tall for Kaitlyn to climb the mountain again? - How will...

ROH Star Regains Feeling After Botched Piledriver, Bischoff Talks Total Divas, Orton Attack Update, Baby Doll Talks TNA

BJ Whitmer hospitalized after bad piledriver: ROH wrestler BJ Whitmer was hospitalized after taking a botched piledriver on the ring apron, during his match against Michael Bennett in Toronto last night. It was immediately apparent that something had gone wrong and the match was stopped. Initially there were fears of paralysis, but after about 15 minutes Whitmer was stretchered out...

Between The Ropes Podcast – August 5, 2013

Brian and Steve preview tonight’s edition of Monday Night Raw, talk about the WWE financial numbers from last week’s second quarter report, PPV buyrate numbers, thoughts on what WrestleMania was down, if they could ever increase the price in the show, WWE TV future, BJ Whitmer’s injury at the ROH show over the weekend, Tito Ortiz to TNA Wrestling and more. Subscribe to Between...
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