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Possible Return Date For Top WWE Star

Randy Orton

• ON THIS DAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY (May 19, 1991) – WCW SuperBrawl 1

On this day in Pro Wrestling history on May 19, 1991, Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling aired ‘WCW SuperBrawl’ LIVE on PPV from the Bayfront Arena in St. Petersburg, Florida.

This was the very first of 11 annual SuperBrawl pay-per-view events between 1991 & 2001.

Here are the official results:

Vacant WCW United States Tag Team Championship
The Fabulous Freebirds def. The Young Pistols

Dan Spivey def. Ricky Morton

Nikita Koloff def. Tommy Rich

Dustin Rhodes def. Terrance Taylor

Big Josh def. Black Bart

Oz def. Tim Parker

Taped fist
Barry Windham def. Brian Pillman

Stretcher match
El Gigante def. Sid Vicious

Steel Cage
Ron Simmons def. Butch Reed

WCW World Tag Team Championship
The Steiner Brothers (c) def. Sting & Lex Luger

WCW World Television Championship
Bobby Eaton def. Arn Anderson (c)

WCW World Heavyweight Championship
Ric Flair (c) def. Tatsumi Fujinami

• Possible Return Date For Top WWE Star

As we noted before, WWE announced that 13 time WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton underwent a successful surgery to repair a medial meniscus tear in his left knee.

Below is the announcement that WWE made:

Randy Orton undergoes successful knee surgery

“Randy Orton has undergone successful surgery to repair a medial meniscus tear in his left knee, WWE.com can confirm.

“I’ve known I needed the surgery since late last year, but I’ve been waiting for the right time to get my knee cleaned out,” Orton told WWE. “Right now was the right time.”

The Viper is currently recovering at home with his family, but says he is “staying motivated to come back and dominate the blue brand.”

Stay with WWE as more details on Orton’s condition become available.”

According to the Wrestling Observer, Orton is expected to be out of action for about 2 months, which means he’ll be back in-time for SummerSlam 2018 PPV.

        
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