Some somber news to unfortunately start the week for professional wrestling fans. Bret Hart has announced that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The WWE legend stated that he will be undergoing surgery in the near future to see if he can finally beat the disease. Hart vowed to his fans that he will do everything that he can to fight the disease. Bret also mentioned finding inspiration from someone that lost their fight to brain cancer.
February 1, 2016
In a sign of how dedicated she is to the professional wrestling business, Natalya revealed that she has major issues with her eyes that causes her a lot of discomfort and pain. The longtime WWE diva stated that she could have surgery to repair the issue but doing so would force her to retire as an in ring performer, something that she is not quite ready to do at this point in time. She will continue to work through the issue.
January 24, 2016
Earlier in the week, John Cena revealed that he underwent shoulder surgery and should be out of action for quite some time. The former WWE Heavyweight Champion was originally booked for the upcoming tour of India. Since management did not want to disappoint fans that already purchased tickets, they decided to add Roman Reigns to the tour. The country is a highly desirable marketing for World Wrestling Entertainment.
January 10, 2016
There was an Impact Wrestling taping on Thursday night, and Jeff Hardy worked a match like he said he would. The former world heavyweight champion defeated Tyrus by disqualification. Hardy did botch a top rope spot, and he sold a leg injury as he walked to the back after the match. During a recent podcast interview, Hardy told fans that he was going to wrestle in January despite needing another surgery to repair his knee injury.
January 8, 2016
On Tuesday, John Cena shocked the entire wrestling world when he announced that he had a torn rotator cuff and will require surgery. Even more shocking, the former world heavyweight champion informed all of his fans that he would not be healthy enough to work a big match at Wrestlemania. WWE will desperately need to bring in more star power because Cena was one of the biggest draws of the event.
January 6, 2016
You might be seeing a very different Jeff Hardy in the ring soon. He publicly stated that he might be forced to change up his style of wrestling because he recently suffered a knee injury. The former world heavyweight champion revealed that it was a torn PCL. He doesn't want to have surgery, so Hardy is going to opt for rehabilitation instead. There is a chance that he could end up making things worse by continuing to work.
October 3, 2015
Whenever you spend more than a decade on the road with WWE, you're going to be putting your body through a whole lot of damage, regardless of how well trained you are. Edge knows that really well. In addition to being forced to retire from the business that he loves due to severe damage to his neck, the former world heavyweight champion recently also underwent surgery to repair his hand, which was damaged by years of wrestling.
September 25, 2015
Earlier this week, reports surfaced that Homicide needed surgery for a torn rotator cuff and that he would need to leave TNA while recovering. It appears that the company is going to try to help him out financially. The former LAX member recently contacted management about his situation, and they agreed to allow him to work a few dates to make the money necessary to pay for the hospital stay. He worked Impact Wrestling this week.
March 15, 2015
Earlier in the year, Eddie Edwards suffered a broken foot while doing a match on Impact Wrestling. That caused TNA to really think about the future of the tag team championship. Well, it looks like they have received a bit of good news in that department. Edwards opted against having surgery. He found another method of rehabilitation. Things are going well enough to where he could be back in the ring around May.
March 13, 2015
While his body has healed up tremendously since retiring from WWE, Shawn Michaels revealed that he still has some lingering issues that will need to be dealt with surgery. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he will more than likely go under the knife in the near future to replace his left knee, right knee and left shoulders. The damage was obviously done by the years of impact that his body sustained during his illustrious wrestling career.
March 12, 2015