Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Seth Rollins has been out of action since November due to a knee injury. However, Rollins is close to returning and the latest WWE rumors suggest that he already has a storyline for his comeback.
Rollins suffered a torn ACL, MCL and medial meniscus in his right knee when he botched a routine sunset flip on Kane during a WWE live event in the United Kingdom. He underwent surgery and doctors gave him six to nine months of recovery time.
As mentioned in a previous report, the former member of The Shield was backstage on WWE Payback in Chicago to discuss the plans for his return. There is no confirmation on when will he return to action but many WWE fans are already speculating some possible storylines.
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According to Give Me Sport, Rollins may return with his own WWE World Heavyweight championship and insist that he is the real champion since he never actually lost the title. It could lead to a match with current titleholder Roman Reigns at SummerSlam to determine the undisputed WWE World Heavyweight champion.
If this would be the planned program for Rollins, it will not be the first time a storyline like it will be used by the WWE. Back in 2011, when CM Punk walked out with the WWE title, John Cena defeated Rey Mysterio to become the new champion.
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However, Punk returned and a match between him and Cena was booked in SummerSlam that year. The current UFC fighter won the match and he held on to the WWE championship for a record of 434 days.
According to Wrestling Inc, Rollins is expected to be back as soon as he finishes filming the WWE Studios movie “Temple,” alongside Hollywood stars Wesley Snipes, Dave Annable and Anne Heche. The production started on April 6 and filming lasts about six to eight weeks in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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