WWE wrestler known as Big E has been hospitalized after he confirms he suffered a broken neck during a live "Smackdown" broadcast in Birmingham.

Big E took to Twitter to confirm to his followers that he indeed sustained a broken neck after Friday's wrestling match in Birmingham.

"I got some really good news, all things considered," Big E began his update. "The C1 and C6 are indeed fractured...I don't have any damage to my spinal cord, no ligament damage, and no surgery which I'm very thankful for. "

The wrestler went on to praise the workers at the UAB hospital for his treatment. "Pro-tip, If you're going to break your neck, do it in Birmingham," Big E said.

"They've been great. Everyone here at UAB has been great."

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According to ESPN, Big E took an overhead belly-to-belly suplex from fellow wrestler Ridge Holland during their match and landed on the top of his head.

Big E was removed from Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama, on a stretcher and taken to a hospital, a scene that was not shown on television.

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