(Updated) WWE reportedly suspends Andrade for a Wellness Policy violation

By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

WWE reportedly suspended Andrade (Manuel Oropeza) for his first Wellness Policy violation. Per the policy, it’s a 30-day suspension for the first violation. The news was first reported by Prowrestlingsheet.com.

Powell’s POV: I guess this helps explain why Humberto Carrillo hit Andrade with a hammerlock DDT on the concrete floor following their match on Monday’s Raw. In other words, the injury angle will explain Andrade’s absence from television for the next 30 days. WWE has yet to officially announce the suspension as of this update.

Update: WWE has publicly announced the suspension with a statement on their corporate website.

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Readers Comments (1)

  1. They should strip the title and have a US title tourney. Title tournaments have always been used to set up multiple grudges/feuds and doing on right now could really help set up the under card matches at Wrestlemania. It’s making the best of a bad situation.

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