Raw highlights: Dec. 18, 2017
The Beast Incarnate will defend the Universal Championship against Braun Strowman and Kane in a monumental Triple Threat Match at the 2018 Royal Rumble event.12/18/2017 - 21:00
The Extraordinary Man Who Can Do Extraordinary Things takes on Curtis Axel & Bo Dallas of The Miztourage.12/18/2017 - 21:30
After Drew Gulak's loss to Cedric Alexander, matters escalate between Enzo Amore and Nia Jax.12/18/2017 - 22:00
Following Dean Ambrose’s successful surgery last Tuesday night to repair a high-grade triceps tendon injury, Michael Cole took a moment during the Dec. 25 episode of Raw to confirm that The Lunatic Fringe will be out of action for approximately nine months.
Ambrose’s successful procedure was performed by Dr. Jeffrey Dugas in Birmingham, Ala., and took around 40 minutes.
“He tore some of the distal triceps tendon where it attaches to the forearm bone, called the olecranon,” Dr. Dugas told WWE.com. “He basically tore about 50 percent of the triceps tendon away from the bone. So yesterday we repaired that back down to the bone where it tore off of. The surgery was very straightforward; we removed all of the extra bursal tissue — all of that extra swollen stuff around his elbow.”
Dugas added that Ambrose has begun physical therapy, starting with light range-of-motion exercises.
Stay with WWE.com as more details on Ambrose’s condition become available.