Finn Balor is currently recovering from a shoulder injury and many expect him to be back in four to six months. However, the latest WWE rumors reveal that Balor could be out longer than expected and he may miss WrestleMania 33.
The Demon had to relinquish the WWE Universal Championship after suffering a torn labrum in his right shoulder. He underwent successful surgery at the Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama and he already started his rehabilitation.
In a recent appearance on “The Ross Report” podcast, Balor revealed that doctors found out that his injury was more severe than expected. He also told Jim Ross that he has some issues with his biceps, as well as some broken bones.
“I guess the tear was at 180 degrees was bigger than they expected, plus there was some bicep issues, so there was actually some bone bones in there. They were kind enough to give me some of those broken bones in a jar, which I have on my mantle piece right now, it’s kind of a decoration,” Balor said.
The first WWE rumors about his injury suggest that he could miss about six months and should be ready for WrestleMania 33. However, PW Insider Elite (h/t Wrestling Inc.) reports that Balor could miss about eight to nine months.
According to The Inquisitr, the WWE is still hoping that Balor is ready to go at WrestleMania 33. One of the rumored plans for him at the biggest show of 2017 is a match against Kevin Owens for the WWE Universal Championship.
It should be noted that these are just WWE rumors and Finn Balor’s recovery depends on how good his rehab will be. Fans certainly are hoping that he is back in time for WrestleMania 33 to claim the WWE Universal Title he never lost.
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