Roman Reigns is unlikely to appear on WWE television for the short term after details of a recent injury have been revealed.
In the current Wrestling Observer Newsletter (subscription required), Dave Meltzer clarifies the situation for both Roman Reigns and Drew McIntyre, stating:
“Both Reigns and McIntyre are out of action for right now due to suffering ruptured eardrums at Survivor Series.
“It’s a short-term thing and both should be back soon.
“Reigns is not on any of the post-Christmas shows, not even MSG.
“McIntyre is expected back for those shows.
“McIntyre was hurt at Survivor Series but kept working on it through the 12/4 house show in Portland, ME, but didn’t realize he was hurt that bad until he was examined after that show.
“He posted being medically disqualified on 12/5 but he and WWE did not say what the exact injury was.”
Reigns was injured during the main event following a slap from Kevin Owens that reportedly left Reigns “furious”.
There have been recent reports that there may still be heat between both men.
Reigns wasn’t on the December 5 episode of WWE Raw, with a report stating he was in Los Angeles with his special council, Paul Heyman.
Quotes from Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
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