The Club reunite in SmackDown LIVE's main event, taking on Shinsuke Nakamura, Rusev and Aiden English in thrilling Six-Man Tag Team action.04/24/2018 - 23:30
Two of Team Blue's newest Superstars poke fun at The Irish Lass Kicker after her defeat in tag team competition.04/24/2018 - 23:00
The New Day is not excited about the presence of Sheamus & Cesaro on Tuesday nights.04/24/2018 - 22:45
After realizing that Carmella never signed the contract for her SmackDown Women's Title match at Backlash, Renee Young catches up with the champion to make the match with Charlotte Flair official.04/24/2018 - 22:45
The Queen embarrasses The Princess of Staten Island as they sign the contract for their SmackDown Women's Title Match at WWE Backlash.04/24/2018 - 22:30
Tye Dillinger calls up R-Truth to find out why he isn't in Louisville for SmackDown LIVE.04/24/2018 - 22:15
The Samoan Submission Machine will be both Intercontinental Champion and Universal Champion if he has his way.04/24/2018 - 22:15
Legendary boxer Evander Holyfield talks about why he's a WWE fan before taking in SmackDown LIVE in Louisville, Ky.04/24/2018 - 21:00
Samoan Bulldozer stopped...for now
Since arriving to WWE from the Isle of Samoa, Umaga has steamrolled over his opponents, winning two Intercontinental Championships. But for now, the bulldozing will cease. Umaga was injured at a SmackDown live event in Johnson City, Tenn., when he fell out of the ring onto his knee. After being examined by WWE's Dr. Martha Dodson, Umaga has been diagnosed with a torn posterior cruciate ligament (PCL).
According to Dodson, the force of both the fall and Umaga's weight landing on his knee caused the injury. However, the Samoan Bulldozer will not require surgery. Instead, Umaga will go through rehabilitation, and will be out four to six weeks. After, Umaga will be revaluated by doctors to see if he's made improvements.
"The concern of anyone with an injury such as this will be coming back too soon, because you could worsen the injury or actually suffer more injuries to the rest of the knee," said Dodson, a sports medicine specialist. "In his situation, because of his level of competition, it would not only be very painful to return, but could potentially worsen other injuries. I think four to six weeks, minimally, is a pretty rapid time for him to get back to action."
WWE.com can only speculate that the Samoan Bulldozer will return to SmackDown with increased voraciousness, which could create even more chaos on Friday nights.