Shelton Benjamin announces he is not returning to WWE at this time

Logo_WWE_dnShelton Benjamin announced that a rotator cuff surgery will prevent him from returning to WWE. “I am both disappointed an saddened to announce that due to a serious injury to my shoulder I will not be returning to @WWE at this time,” Benjamin wrote on Twitter. “For now I will have to put pro-wrestling to the side as I prepare to undergo surgery to repair my torn rotator.

“This comes as a shock to me as I am no stranger to performing while in pain yet I had no idea of the severity of my condition. Thank you @WWE for helping me discover this situation and for giving me an opportunity to return. I will be back. For now I must refocus my energy on repairing my body and mind.” Follow Benjamin online at Twitter.com/Sheltyb803.

Powell’s POV: Obviously, this is disappointing news for Benjamin, who had already been advertised by WWE as returning to Smackdown. The recovery time for a torn rotator cuff is typically four to six months. Benjamin turned 41 last month.


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Readers Comments (1)

  1. AIN’T NO STOPPIN’ ME, YO!!!

    Well, except for that shoulder thing.

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