Sting retiring due to neck injury

sting1Sting (a/k/a Steve Borden) is retiring from pro wrestling due to the neck injury that has sidelined him since his match with Seth Rollins at WWE Night of Champions in September. TMZ reports that Sting was diagnosed with cervical spinal stenosis, and that several doctors have determined that it’s too risky for Sting to get back in the ring. Read more on the story at

Powell’s POV: This news should not surprise anyone given the nature of the injury and Sting’s age. He will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on April 2 and the TMZ story claims that he may make his retirement official at that time.

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